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Tag archive: 2-year-old

Ep. 153: Why Won’t My Toddler Listen to Me?

Shanna and Laura quiz each other on the topics of mom brain, screen time, newborn abilities and more in the special segment “Stump the Mom.” Also, Laura deals with postpartum hair loss and mysterious breastfeeding issues, and Shanna tackles the problem of her kids not listening to her. Finally, they share their BFPs and BFNs […] Read More

Ep. 152: Is There a Perfect Sibling Age Gap?

In the special segment “Checkin’ the Inbox,” Laura and Shanna answer listener questions about everything from IVF, to sleep training, to sibling age gaps and more! Also, Shanna reports on a very unfortunate “first” for her toddler, and Laura talks about an ingenious way to keep toddlers busy. Finally, they share their BFPs and BFNs […] Read More

Ep. 151: The Ups and Downs of Going Out of Town

In the special segment “Mom Wins,” Shanna talks about her unusual phobia and how she handled it during a family vacation, and Laura recounts how she dealt with a potentially stressful weekend away from home. Also, Laura describes her family’s whirlwind week in the land of home-buying, and Shanna reports on her toddler’s increasing focus […] Read More

Ep. 150: Sensory Overload

Shanna and Laura interview Alison Locke and John Nelson from the Sensory Overload podcast about their experience raising a daughter with autism. Also, Laura talks about tracking her newborn’s naps, and Shanna reports on her toddler’s reemerging separation anxiety. Finally, they share their BFPs and BFNs for the week. Shanna’s toddler is 2 years old, […] Read More

Ep. 149: Rashes, Vaccines and Bedtime Routines

Laura reports on her newborn’s 2-month vaccinations and new bedtime routine, and Shanna talks about how her toddler’s potty-training reset has taken a surprising turn. Also, in the special segment “Mom Confessions,” they divulge some of their deepest, darkest, most hilarious mom secrets, as they dive into the topics of coffee, nightmares, pickles and more! […] Read More

Ep. 148: Parenting Mistakes

In the segment “Today I Learned,” Shanna and Laura discuss whether it’s possible to get pregnant when you’re already pregnant, and they talk about a rare childhood condition that makes combing kids’ hair harder than it already is. Also, Shanna recounts a parenting mistake that made her heart stop, and Laura reveals a big decision […] Read More

Ep. 147: A Newborn Sleep Victory

In the segment “Loose Ends,” Laura and Shanna give updates on topics they’ve left hanging in previous episodes, including whether Laura is still tandem nursing her newborn and two-year-old, whether Shanna’s girls still use any of the big-ticket toys she bought them during the pandemic, and more! Also, Laura celebrates her newborn’s longest stretch of […] Read More

Ep. 146: Mom Hacks for Newborn Bath Time, Brushing Teeth and More!

In the segment “What the Hack?” Shanna and Laura share their favorite mom hacks, including the best way to give a newborn a bath, a super trick to get your toddler to cooperate while brushing teeth and more! Also, Laura reports on her six-week postpartum checkup at the OBGYN and on her newborn’s first developmental […] Read More

Ep. 145: Sneaking Up on Your Kids When They Sleep

In the segment “Gripe Water,” Laura and Shanna vent about the ridiculously annoying things they’ve come across lately, including a popular children’s book, tiny pockets and more! Also, Shanna reports on her toddler’s budding curiosity about human emotions, and Laura agonizes over her two-year-old’s nap regression from hell. Finally, they reveal their BFPs and BFNs […] Read More

Ep. 144: Nannies, Nuggets and Nefarious Namesakes

In the segment “Internet Insanity,” Shanna and Laura dive into the wild worlds of Nugget obsession, traitorous Facebook-group members, questionable baby names and more! Also, Laura reports on her monthly photo shoot with her four-week-old newborn and wonders if she should get a nanny for her toddler, and Shanna talks about being gaslit by her […] Read More