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Big Fat Positive: A Pregnancy and Parenting Journey podcast

Ep. 234 – 2022 Wrap Up – Our Biggest Challenges, Laughs and Revelations

As 2022 comes to an end, Shanna and Laura reflect on the last 12 months. They keep it real as they look back on 2022 and share their biggest laughs, deepest challenges, most unexpected realizations, favorite podcasts and more. Also, Shanna reports on her three- and six-year-old’s first paying job and Laura reports on her […] Read More
Big Fat Positive: A Pregnancy and Parenting Journey podcast

Ep. 233: Super Moms!

In the special segment “Super Moms,” Laura and Shanna share the stories of some heroic moms who used their instinct and courage to save the day. Also, Laura talks about wrapping up her stressful week with a cleaning frenzy, and Shanna reports on her three-year-old’s adorably awkward preschool picture day. Finally, they share their BFPs […] Read More
Big Fat Positive: A Pregnancy and Parenting Journey podcast

Ep. 232: Talking to Your Kids About How Babies Are Made

In the special segment “OMG I’m Freaking Out,” Laura and Shanna report on the parenting-related situations that have their hair standing on end, including a disturbing and mysterious smell in Laura’s house, a benign activity that TikTok has Shanna fretting about and more! Also, Shanna talks about sharing the different ways babies are made with […] Read More
High-Energy Kids

Ep. 231: High-Energy Kids

Laura discusses a realization she had about her three-year-old’s behavior, and Shanna talks about enduring the elements with her six-year-old to try out for softball All-Stars. Also, in the special segment, “They Said What?!,” they report on the outrageous, hilarious and questionable things people have said to them lately, including some unexpected advice about teaching […] Read More
Big Fat Positive: A Pregnancy and Parenting Journey podcast

Ep. 230: Parenting Is Humbling

In the special segment, “Never Have I Ever: Parenting Edition,” Laura and Shanna reveal embarrassing and unexpected situations they’ve never been in before having kids, including a doorstep dump drop, bagel breath and more! Also, Shanna reports on the difficulty of unexpectedly having her kids home from school all week, and Laura talks about a […] Read More
Big Fat Positive: A Pregnancy and Parenting Journey podcast

Bonus: Our 2022 Holiday Gift Guide

Shanna and Laura give you a head start with your holiday shopping by sharing some of their favorite, tried-and-true gift ideas for newborns, infants, toddlers, preschoolers, kids, partners, new parents, pregnant people and those trying to conceive. Our 2022 holiday gift guide – https://bigfatpositivepodcast.com/gifts Read More
Big Fat Positive: A Pregnancy and Parenting Journey podcast

Ep. 229: When Do You Feel Like Yourself Again?

Laura and Shanna answer listener questions in another round of “Checkin’ the Inbox,” covering the topics of parenting while sick, dividing household duties with our spouses, the challenges of breastfeeding in public and more! Also, Laura reports on her toddler’s first parent-teacher conference, and Shanna talks about the questionable reason her daughter was sent home […] Read More
Big Fat Positive: A Pregnancy and Parenting Journey podcast

Ep. 228: Raising Respectful, Feminist Boys

Laura and Shanna answer listener questions in the special segment “Checkin’ the Inbox,” covering the topics of feminism, family resemblances, the future of BFP and more! Also, Shanna reports on a surprising new morning routine that her girls have spearheaded, and Laura talks about an unusual incident that happened in the night with her three-year-old. […] Read More
Big Fat Positive: A Pregnancy and Parenting Journey podcast

Ep. 227: Throwback: Shanna’s First Boyfriend

Laura discusses a big decision that she has to make about her 1-year-old’s daycare, and Shanna talks about her reluctance to let her girls run a lemonade stand. Also, in the special segment “Throwback,” Shanna tells a story about her first boyfriend and reflects on some important life lessons she learned from her mom at […] Read More
Big Fat Positive: A Pregnancy and Parenting Journey podcast

Ep. 226: Grief While Parenting

In a special “Big Topic/Throwback” segment, Laura talks about the recent passing of a loved one, discusses how she explained the loss to her three-year-old and shares memories from her childhood. Shanna reports on her six-year-old’s crush on a surprising person and on her kids’ recent escape from their house. Finally, they share their BFPs […] Read More