Ep. 107: The Struggles and Snuggles of Toddler Separation Anxiety
July 20, 2020
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 listener help with their latest parenting conundrums, including bedtime tantrums and boring mealtimes. Finally, they reveal their BFPs and BFNs for the week. Shanna’s toddler is 18 months old, and Laura’s toddler is 17 months old.
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Pigtails! 😆 In this week’s episode (ep 107), Shanna talks about how her toddler is finally giving her permission to put her hair into pigtails! Listen to find out how she managed to get this feisty little gal to cooperate. • We also ask for listener help with our current parenting conundrums in the special segment “It Takes a Village.” If you have advice for Laura’s bedtime struggles or Shanna’s boring mealtimes, send us a message! • #bfp #bfppodcast #parentingpodcast #parentingadvice #parenting #momlife #toddler #toddlerlife #newparents #pregnant #newmomlife #mommyblogger #mompodcast #mompodcasters #podcast #mama #momma #pregnancypodcast #momsofinstagram
- Good Night, Gorilla* by Peggy Rathmann
- I Want My Hat Back* By Jon Klassen
- Elephant & Piggie: The Complete Collection* By Mo Willems.
- The Pigeon Books 7-Book Set* By Mo Willems.
- Sposie Overnight Diaper Booster Pads* Laura uses these to help keep her toddler free of leaks overnight. They come in sizes from newborn to 5T.
- Rachel Ray's Turkey Chipotle Chili Laura found this recipe a million years ago, and has used it as a dinner go-to ever since.
- Scunci Girl No Damage Polyband Elastics* These are great little hair elastics for tiny toddler pigtails
- Five Easy Ways to Cut Mango YouTube knows everything
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