I know that there has been some recent research suggesting that there is no benefit to kids watching television, even when the shows are educational. But I beg to differ. My daughter is two years old, and I have never worked on the ABC’s with her. Ever. I’m not one of those moms who does a lot of academic training with the kids. At this age, I try to stick to teaching them more practical things. Like how to give me a pedicure, or how to fetch mommy’s box of Chardonnay from the fridge. But look at what India showed me she can do! This is all thanks to Sesame Street:

And check out these sweet dance moves Jafta is learning. I think he’s ready to hit the clubs. (and yes, India is reading a High School Musical book. And yes, that’s a pillow and heating pad on my sofa. I’m 8 months pregnant, ya’ll).