Ep. 113: Allowing Your Toddler to Struggle
August 31, 2020
In the new segment “Loose Ends,” Shanna and Laura provide updates on past topics from the podcast, including what’s going on with Laura’s son’s modeling agent, how Shanna solved her toddler’s 5:00 a.m. wake-ups, whether the moms have resolved their parenting conundrums from past “It Takes a Village” segments and more. Also, Shanna talks about how difficult it can be to watch her 19-month-old learn new skills, and Laura discusses the pregnancy exhaustion and anxiety that sent her spiraling at bedtime. Finally, they reveal their BFPs and BFNs for the week. Shanna’s toddler is 19 months old, and Laura’s toddler is 18 months old. Laura is 12 weeks pregnant.
- Little Tikes First Slide* Adorable indoor/outdoor slide for toddlers that's helping with Laura's climbing maniac!
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- Where the Phrase 'Cool Beans' Comes From Stable slang!
- A Lesson From Babies…It’s Okay To Struggle From Janet Lansbury's blog
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