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Read D+D at PBS!


This week, the Doctor and the Dad wrote an article for the PBS Parents website! It’s all about “household chaos” – how to identify it, how it can hurt your family, and how you can get it under control.

It’s full of interesting research, helpful tips, and interactive diagrams like this:

Connect the dots, parents!
Connect the dots, parents!

If you like the other stuff we write, we think you’ll like this too. So what are you waiting for? Break up your kids’ fight, turn down your eardrum-blasting TV speakers, put out the oven fire in your kitchen, and go check out the article!

“Why It’s Important to Control Household Chaos” by Amber and Andy Ankowski

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How having kids changes your life – now in chart form!

So the Doctor and the Dad recently celebrated our ninth wedding anniversary.

In addition to giving us a legitimate reason to go out and eat excessive amounts of delicious seafood, this also spurred us to look back at everything we’ve done together over the past nine years.

Know what we realized?

As of right now, we’ve been married with kids and married without kids for almost the exact same amount of time. To help you visualize this state of affairs, we prepared this chart:

our married life

This made us start wondering, how exactly has our married life changed since having kids? So we made another chart:

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