Ep. 263 – Reducing Nighttime Wakings

July 17, 2023

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In the special segment “Throwback,” Shanna tells a story from her college days when she was a boy-obsessed co-ed and things go awry after she’s asked on her first college date. Also, Laura reports on her efforts to take control of her two-year-old’s nighttime wakings, and Shanna talks about her daughters’ new sleep schedule that has her feeling snoozy. Finally, they share their BFPs and BFNs for the week. Shanna’s kids are 4 and 7 years old, and Laura’s kids are 4 years old and 2 years old.

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Big Fat Positive: A Pregnancy and Parenting Journey podcast is hosted by Laura Birek and Shanna Micko and produced by Laura Birek, Shanna Micko and Steve Yager.

Show Notes:

  • MissHezah Substack Laura mentions this Substack newsletter by MissHezah (Heather Sundell) and loves the mention of "camel mode" in this particular post.
  • "Is 'Camel Mode' Inevitable for Parents?" by Kathryn Jezer-Morton. In her article for "The Cut," she describes the phase of parenting she calls "camel mode."

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