Ep. 189: What’s the Deal with After-School Meltdowns?
February 14, 2022
Shanna and Laura share fascinating facts they’ve come across recently in the special segment “Today I Learned,” including a broken world record, adorable studies with toddlers and the reason behind kids’ big feelings after a long day at school. Also, Laura discusses prepping for major home renovations while parenting two small children, and Shanna reports on her three-year-old’s new speech therapy sessions. Finally, they share their BFPs and BFNs for the week. Shanna’s kids are 3 and 5 years old, and Laura’s kids are 3 years old and 11 months old.
- "A mom set a world record by delivering 9 babies" by Kelly Burch from Insider.com. An article about the mother who broke the world record by giving birth to nine babies.
- Clip from "Baby Human" about scale error in babies and toddlers This YouTube video demonstrates the scale error that Laura talked about on this episode.
- Clip from "Baby Human" about specificity of motor learning in babies and toddlers This YouTube video demonstrates the specificity of motor learning that Laura talked about on this episode.
- "After-school restraint collapse is real—here’s how to help your child" by Heather Marcoux from Mother.ly. This article discusses the phenomenon Shanna discusses on this episode.
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