Violence. Profanity. And characters prancing around in their underwear. Sounds like the ingredients of some R-rated movie that responsible parents like all of us would surely keep far away from our children, doesn’t it? Well we don’t know how to break it to you, but it’s actually a description of Captain Underpants, a series of […]
Think talking with your hands is only for mimes, stereotypical Italian families, and people who cut you off during rush hour? Think again. Our latest article on the PBS Parents website shows how the gestures that you use can do wonders for your children’s language development!
Today’s “Ask the Doctor and the Dad” question is a real pain in the butt: My baby’s diaper rash won’t go away! I’ve tried over-the-counter creams like Butt Paste, Desitin and Aquaphor. Our pediatrician prescribed us a couple of different medicines and ointments to use, too. But nothing helps! How can I cure this chronic […]
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, […]
We’re constantly teaching our children new things, aren’t we? We teach them the alphabet, the correct way to pet the cat, how to drive a car (gulp!), which sports teams to love and hate, how to replace the empty toilet paper roll for once in their frickin’ lives, and countless other bits of information that […]
Every year, countless brave, adventurous souls leap far outside their comfort zones to do something absolutely crazy… They have kids. Or maybe they go to New Orleans to celebrate Mardi Gras. The truth is, we have a hard time telling the difference. Because when you really think about it, there is no difference between parenting […]
Here’s a cool little fact to keep in mind next time you try to teach your child something: Kids learn better when lessons are tailored to things that they’re already interested in. That’s right!