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What our family is thankful for


Thanksgiving is here again! A time for family members everywhere to gather around the table, share a delicious meal together, and reflect on everything they have to be thankful for.

The Doctor and the Dad’s family decided to start gettin’ our thanks on a couple days early this year – and we jotted down some notes about it, too. So without further ado, here is what our family is thankful for this year!

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A five-year-old reacts to ‘It’s the Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown’


Over the last year, our family watched a whole bunch of Peanuts holiday specials – on Thanksgiving, Christmas, New Year’s and Valentine’s Day – and we wrote down all the amazingly adorable things our kids said about them.

Well now we’re back to cover the one big Charlie Brown special we missed!

So without further ado, here’s how our now-five-year-old daughter Sammy and her nearly three-year-old brother Freddy reacted when we showed them “It’s the Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown” for the very first time!

(We think it’s a real treat!)

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One Line a Day Journal Review: the best Mommy or Daddy gift EVER

Spoiler alert! If you’re a friend or family member of ours, and you’re a parent, and we give you a gift any time soon, it’ll probably be this:

Ta daa!
Ta daa!

Why are we going to give you this “One Line a Day: A Five-Year Memory Book” thing?

Because it’s pretty much the best gift for parents ever.

Well, technically it’s the second best gift for parents ever, since the prize for best gift for parents ever already goes to our book – Think Like a Baby: 33 Simple Research Experiments You Can Do at Home to Better Understand Your Child’s Developing Mind. If you haven’t bought that gift for your favorite moms and dads already, then you should definitely pick them up a copy. You’ll (and we’ll) be glad you did.

But the next gift you give after that one should definitely be a One Line a Day journal.

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Happy Father’s Day from our kids!


In honor of Father’s Day, our five-year-old daughter and two-and-a-half-year-old son have generously volunteered to write this week’s post so Daddy could have some much needed time off.

So take some time off yourself and enjoy the post they typed, the pictures they took, and the wise and wildly entertaining parenting advice they decided to share with everybody!

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A Mother’s Day present from our kids


Mother’s Day is coming up this weekend! And the Doctor and the Dad’s incredibly thoughtful children decided to give Mommy an amazing gift this year:

They wrote this week’s blog post for her!

From typing on the computer, to taking photos, to dispensing some truly sage parenting advice, our two-and-a-half- and four-and-three-quarters-year-olds have totally got this blogging thing figured out already.

So to all your mothers out there, please do what we’re insisting the Doctor does right now – sit back, relax and enjoy our kids’ post!

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