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Santa says Shhhh

Should you tell your kids the truth about Santa?

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WARNING: The following article is NSFK (Not Safe For Kids). Children, please stop reading this immediately, and go clean your rooms. Santa’s watching…

While scrolling through our Facebook feeds recently, an alarming headline from The Guardian caught our eye:

Belief in Santa could affect parent-child relationships, warns study

We responded the same way any thoughtful, concerned and loving parents (who have also been telling their kids to believe in Santa Claus their entire lives) would:

“Huh? No!”

“What have we done to our precious children?!”

“Our family is doomed! Doomed, I tell you!”

“AAAAAARRRRGGGHHHH!”

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Potty Training in One Day: a review of a thing you would never believe is possible until you actually do it yourself

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So how long do you think it should take to potty train a child? A month? A year? Approximately for-freaking-ever?

Well you could do it that way. Or you could save yourself some serious time and do it like we did.

We’ve potty trained two kids – in a total of two days.

That’s right, people. Twenty-four hours a tot.

Let that sink in for just a moment…

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Does renting a wheelchair at Disneyland just because I’m pregnant make me a wuss?

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Today’s Ask the Doctor and the Dad question comes from the Doctor herself! It’s a question she asked herself repeatedly in the days leading up to our big family trip to Disneyland last week, and it went a little something like this:

Should I rent a wheelchair at Disneyland because I’m eight months pregnant? Or should I just try to tough it out? Maybe I should tough it out and walk. After all, I’m a badass chick, so I should be able to do this! But being super pregnant also makes me get tired just walking across the living room right now, plus my butt hurts constantly. So maybe I should get a wheelchair? I don’t know. Hmmm. What do you think I should do?
– Amber (The Doctor)

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