Think about the last time you wrote something. Did it involve pencil and paper? Or fingertips and a phone screen? In today’s digital world, we adults seem to be doing less old-school writing than ever before. But what would happen if we let our kids follow our lead, do all their writing on a device, […]
Our daughter’s first grade teacher has a superpower. Well, he probably has more than one, since he manages to care for, keep track of and somehow even teach over 20 six-year-olds all at once. But the particular superpower we’re talking about is his ability to never, ever, like-seriously-not-ever yell at the kids. And yes, we […]
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 […]
School’s out for the summer! But that doesn’t mean your kids have to take a vacation from learning. Our latest article on the PBS Parents website shows parents a really easy way to help their kids keep on learning all summer long – simply by playing!
In the Doctor and the Dad’s newest article on the PBS Parents website, we show you: a cool way to play, talk and learn with your child Then we show you: a cool way to play, talk and learn with your child After that, we show you: a cool way to play, talk and learn […]
What if we told you there was a secret code you could crack that would instantly improve your child’s learning skills? You’d be pretty interested, right? Then what if we told you there was a 200-year-old treasure map hidden on the back of the Declaration of Independence, and that we had a foolproof plan to […]
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 […]