Full Episodes

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

Bonus: Dads Tell All – Part 2

Laura and Shanna continue the conversation with their husbands Corey and Steve in this special bonus episode that continues where Episode 100 left off! Steve and Corey answer more listener questions and talk about the challenges of fathering a newborn, parenting books and more. They also spill the dirt on Shanna and Laura’s biggest quirks! […] Read More

Ep. 100: Dads Tell All!

Shanna and Laura celebrate their 100th episode by bringing their husbands on the show to answer listener questions! Laura’s husband Corey and Shanna’s husband Steve reveal their “Dad Confessions,” give advice for first-time dads, discuss their favorite parenting books and more. Also, Shanna reports on cutting dairy from her toddler’s diet, and Laura talks about […] Read More

Ep. 99: First Trimester Flashbacks

In this week’s special segment, “Gripe Water,” Laura and Shanna vent about ridiculously inappropriate nursery rhymes, toddler eating habits and more. Also, Laura reports on her toddler’s recent development in gross motor skills, including spinning and dancing, and Shanna talks about her toddler’s recent development in fine motor skills, including sorting shapes and fastening buckles. […] Read More

Bonus: To Socialize or Not to Socialize (At a Distance)

In part eight of their “Momming During Coronavirus” bonus series, Laura wonders if it’s time to start expanding her family’s quarantine bubble, and Shanna reports on the more superficial self-care routines that are brightening her ongoing lockdown. They also include listener stories about celebrating their babies’ first birthdays and first steps during this pandemic. They […] Read More