Your child is soooo…dramatic! Whether those words come from a babysitter, a teacher or the judgy lady in line behind you at the grocery store, they’re usually the last ones you’d ever want to hear about your kid. But even if we just described your teary-eyed tantrum-throwing tyke to a tee, don’t worry! There’s another […]
If you’ve ever read any of the Pinkalicious books, you know that Pinkalicious and her little brother Peter are all about art. They are constantly using their imaginations – creating inventive crafts, summoning imaginary unicorns and dragons, and painting absolutely everything pink! (Don’t worry. Their parents are cool with it.) These two characters show us […]
Our latest article for the PBS Parents website is all about the best ways to help stressed-out kids learn to relax. It starts like this (but we bet you can’t even imagine how it ends!): As much as we’d like to believe our kids’ lives should be full of nothing but giggles, rainbows and carefree tickle fights with talking, animated […]
Plopping our kids down in front of a TV, computer or phone screen isn’t exactly our favorite thing to do. After all, too much screen time can slow language development, impede academic achievement and contribute to obesity. But our family has found that, given the right amount of parental supervision (and a little luck too), […]
Today’s question is one we’ve all probably thought about a lot. (Or at least a little, like whenever the cable goes out.) What are some good indoor activities for kids that can boost my little one’s brainpower more than just watching TV? – Elyssa
Happy Mother’s Day!
In honor of Mother’s Day this weekend, our one- and three-year-old kids decided to give their mom a break and write this blog post for her. Here’s what they came up with:
Like looking at art, but don’t like feeling pressured to come up with a bunch of insightfully pretentious stuff to say about it? Just do what the Doctor and the Dad did this week – skip the museum and go check out an art show at your child’s preschool instead! When your kids work on […]