Ask The Doctor and The Dad

Ask D+D: Why doesn’t my three-year-old recognize letters yet?

Today’s “Ask the Doctor + the Dad” question comes from a parent with big concerns about her little kiddo: At age 3, is it concerning when a child can’t recognize letters? My son’s preschool teacher mentioned that other kids in the class already know them. I have an older child, but I can’t remember when she […]


Playtime! Activity: Play With Your Food

Who It’s For: Kids ages 1 to 5 years What They’ll Learn: Motor skills, shape recognition, color comprehension, number knowledge, letter knowledge, pattern recognition What You Need: Fishy crackers, fruit snacks (or any other fun, bite-sized foods you can play with) Think snacks are only good for helping your children avoid starvation in between meals? […]