Ep. 305 – Handling Unsolicited Parenting Advice

May 6, 2024

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In the special segment, “They Said What?!” Shanna and Laura discuss the funny, outrageous or offensive things people have said to them recently about parenting, including a surprising comment at the grocery store, an unsolicited tidbit of parenting advice from a stranger and more! Also, Laura reports on an infection that presented itself stealthily in her son, and Shanna discusses how her “mom’s night out” went haywire. Finally, they share their BFPs and BFNs for the week. Shanna’s kids are 5 and 8 years old, and Laura’s kids are 5 years old and 3 years old.

Topics discussed in this episode:

-Trying to figure out what’s wrong with your child who is tired and irritable but has no other signs of illness

-Visiting the Huntington Gardens with old friends

-Mom’s night out

-Playing mah jongg with friends

-Awkward things people say to you when you are a parent

This episode’s full show notes can be found here.

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

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