Valentine’s Day is almost here! It’s the perfect time to celebrate that special someone in your life…or if you have a big loving family like we do, those special someones. That’s why this year, the Doctor and the Dad decided to ask all the members of our family to write love poems – to our […]
It’s The Dad’s birthday! And since we’re in a celebratory mood, we’re giving all of our readers a gift: a free excerpt from our very own highly rated parenting book, Think Like a Baby: 33 Simple Research Experiments You Can Do at Home to Better Understand Your Child’s Developing Mind.
This article was originally posted more than two years ago, on May 16, 2014 – as our family was just beginning to anticipate Steven Spielberg’s The BFG movie. Now that it’s finally out (and we’ve finally seen it), we’re back to tell you what we thought. Read the whole post below, or skip ahead to […]
Remember trying to solve riddles back when you were a kid? No, not the riddle of how to tease your bangs taller than Lisa Turtle’s or how to do that two-man Kid N’ Play dance without falling flat on your face. We’re talking about those brain-bending word puzzles that force you think about a problem from […]
Think helping your child learn something always has to be serious business? A priest, a duck and a sandwich walking into a bar would totally disagree. Try this awesomely addictive activity with your family, and your kids will be cracking wise – and getting wise – before you know it! Who It’s For: Kids ages 4 […]
Think you always need flashcards, calculators and textbooks to teach stuff to your kid? Think again. As this fun activity shows you, all you really need are your faces! Who It’s For: Kids of all ages What They’ll Learn: Empathy, social skills, acting chops What You Need: You and your kid, the ability to move your facial muscles
Vanilla Ice was king of the suburban rap scene for a good three or four months back in middle school. But if you want to help your kids become fans of science for a lot longer than that, just get them to stop, collaborate and listen to this totally fun experiment! Who It’s For: Kids ages […]