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The Cereal-Aisle Showdown

I’ve seen it plenty of times—and it’s never pretty. I’m talking about the all-too-common supermarket showdown that pits child against parent. I’ve watched as humbled parents throw up their hands in defeat, tossing their last-choice snack into the cart to quiet a...

Comedy/Education Balancing Act

As we’ve mentioned in an earlier post, STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering & Math) is what Sesame Street’s all about these days. We know that kids start out with a burning desire to investigate and explore, so we need to keep that fire fueled. Dr. Rosemarie...

Sure MVP..but is he a good Dad?

Today I purge my home of any generic VapoRub. Moving forward, Vicks has a lock on my brand loyalty. Why you ask? Drew Brees. As in the MVP Super Bowl QB for the New Orleans Saints? That’s the one. By now I’m sure you’ve seen Drew Brees’...

Weighty Words

The words that pediatricians use to discuss weight and its effect on health with young patients and their parents can have a big impact on whether the message is heard. For instance, a recent study suggests that terms doctors use to motivate overweight adults to slim...

Sesame Street Head Writer on Empowering Kids

I met up recently with my friend Joey Mazzarino, who is also the head writer & puppeteer extraordinaire for PBS’ Sesame Street. I got the scoop on his personal but lesser known puppet favorites like Stinky the StinkWeed, the difficult search for strong girl role...

Say Hello to Stress Free Holidays!

Now that we’re nearing November, everyone seems to be gearing up for the holidays. During this time of year, I can’t help but remember family holidays when I was a child—I have fond memories of what seemed like hundreds of people cramming into my...