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Ep. 145: Sneaking Up on Your Kids When They Sleep

In the segment “Gripe Water,” Laura and Shanna vent about the ridiculously annoying things they’ve come across lately, including a popular children’s book, tiny pockets and more! Also, Shanna reports on her toddler’s budding curiosity about human emotions, and Laura agonizes over her two-year-old’s nap regression from hell. Finally, they reveal their BFPs and BFNs […] Read More

Ep. 144: Nannies, Nuggets and Nefarious Namesakes

In the segment “Internet Insanity,” Shanna and Laura dive into the wild worlds of Nugget obsession, traitorous Facebook-group members, questionable baby names and more! Also, Laura reports on her monthly photo shoot with her four-week-old newborn and wonders if she should get a nanny for her toddler, and Shanna talks about being gaslit by her […] Read More

Ep. 143: Language Leaps and Baby Blowouts

Shanna discusses her toddler’s recent language development, and Laura reports on her toddler’s struggles to adjust to having a new baby in the house. Also, in this week’s special segment “OMG I’m Freaking Out,” Laura and Shanna talk about the parenting-related issues that have been keeping them up at night. Finally, they reveal their BFPs […] Read More

Bonus: One Year in COVID Lockdown

In part eleven of their “Momming During Coronavirus” bonus series, Shanna and Laura check in on their lives one year into the COVID pandemic, including how they’re feeling about life in lockdown, thoughts about the future and more. They also share several BFPs that have arisen amidst the chaos of the last year. It’s been […] Read More

Ep. 142: Baby’s First Checkup

Laura reports on her newborn’s two-week checkup at the pediatrician as well as her toddler’s potty training regression, and Shanna talks about overturning a major parenting decision with her toddler. In the special segment “Throwback,” Laura reflects on the time her mom helped her try to get a modeling agent in the mid-1990s. Finally, they […] Read More

Ep. 141: Handling Toddler Nap Strikes

Shanna talks about her toddler’s new obsession with an unexpected vegetable, and Laura reports on her toddler’s growing interest in his baby brother as well as his recent nap strike. In the special segment “Throwback,” Shanna tells a story from her childhood about getting an acting agent in Phoenix, Arizona in the mid-1990s. Finally, they […] Read More

Ep. 140: First Week Postpartum

Laura reports on her first week with her new baby, including his sleeping and feeding routines as well as meeting his new big brother! Also, Shanna reports on a very unusual middle-of-the-night wakeup she had recently. In the special segment “Never Have I Ever,” Shanna and Laura reveal hilarious and embarrassing situations they’ve never been […] Read More

Ep. 139: Laura’s Surprise VBAC Birth Story

Laura had her baby! In this episode, she talks about how it all went down, including whether she ended up having a VBAC or repeat C-section. Also, Shanna discusses her surprising decision about her toddler’s potty training. Finally, they reveal their BFPs and BFNs for the week. Shanna’s toddler is 2 years old, and Laura’s […] Read More

Ep. 138: Was That a Braxton Hicks or a Real Contraction?

Laura is 8 days away from her scheduled c-section, and she just may have experienced her first real contraction. Also, her toddler has been having a potty training setback, and she explains why. Shanna tries to figure out a mystery rash on her 2-year-old and struggles to understand her burgeoning language. In the special segment […] Read More

Ep. 137: Baby Kicks, Cervix Checks and Parenting Burnout

In the special segment “What I Googled This Week,” Shanna and Laura cover toddler hairdos, cervix ripening and more! Also, Laura talks about counting baby kicks, and Shanna reports on her toddler’s latest obsession. Finally, they reveal their BFPs and BFNs for the week. Shanna’s toddler is 2 years old, and Laura’s toddler is 2 […] Read More