Full Episodes

Ep. 109: Is My Toddler Getting Enough Exercise?

In the segment “OMG I’m Freaking Out,” Laura bugs out about a creepy-crawly situation, and Shanna worries that her toddler and preschooler are not staying active enough during quarantine. Also, Shanna reports on her quest to get her toddler’s eczema under control, and Laura discusses rotating her toddler’s toys in and out. Finally, they reveal […] Read More

Ep. 108: When Setting Toddler Limits Feels Limitless

In the brand new segment “Throwback,” Shanna and Laura tell stories from their own childhoods about fake curls and fake friends, and they reflect on how those situations influence their parenting today. Also, Laura talks about the exhaustion that comes from constantly setting limits with her toddler, and Shanna reports on her toddler’s increased independence […] Read More

Ep. 107: The Struggles and Snuggles of Toddler Separation Anxiety

Shanna talks about the ups and downs involved in her toddler’s most recent bouts of separation anxiety and sleep regression. Laura reports on her toddler’s new ability to retell his favorite books and their fun adventure playing in the river in Fresno. In the special segment, “It Takes a Village,” Laura and Shanna ask for […] Read More

Ep. 106: Why Is My Toddler Screaming?

In the special segment “What I Googled This Week,” Laura and Shanna consult the internet for answers to their latest parenting conundrums, including unusual toddler injuries, soup, race horses and pop stars. Also, Laura reports on her toddler’s hilarious new habit of talking in his sleep, and Shanna bemoans her toddler’s new obsession with screaming […] Read More

Bonus: How to Stay Calm in the Chaos of COVID-19

In part nine of their “Momming During Coronavirus” bonus series, Shanna and Laura interview meditation expert, IVF warrior and mother of five Josephine Atluri, who shares her wisdom about how to find your calm in the swirl of coronavirus chaos. She explains the importance of self-care and taking time to breathe, she gives tips on […] Read More

Ep. 105: Bizarre Experiences Only a Parent Would Have

Laura and Shanna explore the topics of bodily fluids, bugs and poisonous plants in this week’s special segment, “Never Have I Ever: Parenting Edition.” Also, Shanna talks about how her toddler has started expressing strong preferences that are sometimes comical and offensive, and Laura discusses her toddler’s budding ability to make connections and mimic feline […] Read More

Ep. 104: Does Birth Order Influence Personality?

Shanna and Laura go head-to-head in another exciting round of “Stump the New Mom,” in which they dive into pregnancy brain, birth rates and more. Also, Shanna questions whether her 17-month-old’s personality is affected by her role as second child, and Laura talks about her toddler’s new daredevil tricks in the living room and the […] Read More

Ep. 103: Our Mom Instincts Saved Lives

In the segment “Mom Wins,” Laura and Shanna each tell a harrowing tale of how they used their mom instincts to save their babies. They also share some lighter and more hilarious mom wins that they have had recently. Also, Laura reports on her toddler’s new climbing skills, and Shanna talks about her pediatrician’s advice […] Read More

Ep. 102: Tips for Toddler Mealtime

Laura reports on her recent use of Ellyn Satter’s philosophy of feeding children and talks about the effect it’s had on her vegetable-ignoring toddler. Shanna discusses her 17-month-old’s newfound assertiveness and sound-effect skills that indicate her toddler may have a future as a foley artist. Also, in the segment “Today I Learned,” Shanna and Laura […] Read More

Ep. 101: Our Deep, Dark Mom Secrets

In the segment “Mom Confessions,” Laura and Shanna divulge some of their deepest, darkest, most hilarious mom secrets. Also Laura talks about her son’s recent run-in with a coffee table (literally), and Shanna reports on her efforts to cure her daughter’s eczema. Finally, they reveal their BFPs and BFNs for the week. Shanna’s toddler is […] Read More