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Full Episodes

Ep. 133: Parenting Decisions You Can’t Go Back On

This week, Shanna has regrets about some of her parenting decisions, and Laura finds out why she’s been feeling so much intense baby movement during her pregnancy. Also, in the special segment “Mom Confessions,” Shanna and Laura dive into the topics of hiding from your kids, shower secrets and more! Finally, they reveal their BFPs […] Read More

Ep. 132: What Happens During a C-Section

Laura and Shanna dive into the fascinating worlds of c-section surgery, practice babies, embryo adoption and more in this week’s special segment “Today I Learned.” Also, Laura reports on a cookie-baking activity gone wrong, and Shanna describes her toddler’s second birthday party and 2-year check up at the pediatrician. Finally, they reveal their BFPs and […] Read More

Ep. 131: How to Build a Community as a New Parent

Shanna talks about the big surprise she had at 5:45 a.m. and discusses her toddler’s first haircut. Laura bemoans her painful week of pregnancy and marvels at the sweet phrases her toddler has started saying. Also, Shanna and Laura interview Karen Stoteraux and Kim-Lan Dovan from The Family Room about how to build connections and […] Read More

Ep. 130: Birth Control, TV Time and Hot Tubs

In the segment “Loose Ends,” Laura and Shanna give updates on topics they’ve left hanging in previous episodes, from whether Laura has reinstated TV time for her toddler, to what Shanna has done with her frozen embryos and more! Also, Laura wonders if her fetus is growing in spurts, and Shanna agonizes over her toddler’s […] Read More

Bonus: 2020 Wrap Up – Our Biggest Laughs, Challenges and Hopes

As 2021 approaches, Shanna and Laura are wrapping up a chaotic and joy-filled year of parenting, and in this bonus episode, they reflect on the last 12 months as moms of little ones who’ve transitioned from babies to full-fledged toddlers. They keep it real as they look back on 2020, from the biggest laughs, to […] Read More

Ep. 129: Our Favorite Mom Hacks

Shanna and Laura introduce a brand-new segment called “What the Hack?” in which they talk about all their favorite mom hacks. They discuss everything from tricks to calming newborns to potty training tips and more! Also, Shanna rejoices about finally solving her toddler’s early morning wakings, and Laura bemoans her toddler’s skipped naps. Finally, they […] Read More

Ep. 128: False Positive Pregnancy Tests

Laura discusses the very unsettling pregnancy hazard of tripping over everything, and Shanna talks about receiving unexpected pregnancy test results. Also, in the segment “Gripe Water,” Shanna and Laura serve up all their passionate complaints about toothbrushes, trimesters and more! Finally, they reveal their BFPs and BFNs for the week. Shanna’s toddler is 23 months […] Read More

Bonus: “They Said What?!”

Shanna and Laura bring you more “They Said What?!” stories about the weird, funny or outrageous things people have said to them about pregnancy, parenting or trying to conceive. They also include listener stories about all the wacky, wild and offensive things people have said to them recently!   Read More

Ep. 127: Big Feelings

In this week’s special segment “OMG I’m Freaking Out,” Laura and Shanna have big feelings about inadequate toddler proofing and unusual children’s toys. Also, Shanna talks about being thrust into potty training by her take-charge toddler, who has decided it is go-time, and Laura discusses her toddler’s response to stressful times, which reveals itself in […] Read More

Ep. 126: Sexually Charged Pregnancy Newsletters

Laura reports on her pregnancy glucose screening and her toddler’s emerging communication skills, and Shanna talks about her toddler’s unexpected reaction to a recent visit with her grandparents. Also, in the special segment “Internet Insanity” Shanna and Laura discuss pregnancy newsletters that won’t let up on the sex talk and what to do with lost […] Read More