The Parent Show

“The Parent Show” is a new once a week online-only show from PBS. Go to and click “parents” to try it out.

 Each week there is an interview along with advice and commentary. The site includes games, crafts, activities and recipes. We were impressed by the egg-in-a-nest cupcakes. Here’s a quick take on how to do it: Spread melted chocolate on a piece of parchment paper, stick it in the fridge for five minutes and then roll it up. It cracks in such a way as to make chocolate twigs for the nest.

The Parent Show appears each week, and parents can ask for advice or chat with the show’s creator, Angela Santomera, co-creator of “Blues Clues.” We watched an episode about helping your child become bilingual. This came in an interview with the founder of

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