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Tag archive: 3-year-old

Ep. 301 – What if My Son Wants to Wear “Girl” Clothes?

In the special segment “Mom Confessions,” Laura and Shanna divulge their hilarious and embarrassing parenting moves recently, including using an unexpected product from the medicine cabinets, having surprising feelings while shopping at a big-box store and more! Also, Laura talks about potty training her three-year-old, and Shanna reports on chaperoning a second-grade field trip. Finally, […] Read More

Ep. 300 – Shanna’s Mom Tells All!

To celebrate their 300th episode, Laura and Shanna have invited Shanna’s mom Janet on the show! In this very special “Throwback” segment, Janet takes us back to her pregnancy, birth and early parenthood with Shanna. She talks about being pregnant during an ice storm, moving cross-country with an infant, how Shanna was the opposite of […] Read More

Ep. 299 – Laura’s Mom Tells All!

To celebrate their 299th episode, Shanna and Laura have invited Laura’s mom Susan on the show! In this very special “Throwback” segment, Susan takes us back to her pregnancy, birth and early parenthood with Laura. She talks about what kind of baby Laura was in utero and out, shares fond and funny memories of that […] Read More

Ep. 298 – Letting Your Kids Go at Their Own Pace

In the special segment “Stump the Moms,” Shanna and Laura quiz each other on parenting-related trivia, diving into the topic of bizarre teething treatments and more! Also, Shanna reports on feeling conflicted about her 5-year-old’s sudden clinginess, and Laura discusses her 5-year-old’s newfound enthusiasm for writing. Finally, they share their BFPs and BFNs for the […] Read More

Ep. 297 – Preparing for Your Second Child: Interview with Erica Djossa

Laura and Shanna dive into the topic of how to prepare for your second child with Erica Djossa, CEO and founder of Momwell and the author of the upcoming book “Releasing the Mother Load: How to Carry Less and Enjoy Motherhood More.” Erica answers listener questions about evening out the mental load before baby arrives, […] Read More

Ep. 296 – Letting Go of the Mother Load: Interview with Erica Djossa

Laura and Shanna talk with Erica Djossa, CEO and founder of Momwell and the author of the upcoming book “Releasing the Mother Load: How to Carry Less and Enjoy Motherhood More.” They talk about strategies for reassessing our preconceived notions of motherhood, how to let go of the mental load that can often lead to […] Read More
Big Fat Positive: A Pregnancy and Parenting Journey podcast episode 240

Ep. 240 – Night Weaning Your Toddler

Shanna and Laura are joined by Heather and Maureen from the Milk Minute Podcast for a conversation about how to night wean your breastfeeding toddler! Laura was recently a guest on the Milk Minute Podcast (episode 145), and Heather and Maureen gave her advice about how to night wean her 23-month-old. In this episode of […] Read More
Ep. 239 - Welcome to the Tumultuous Two

Ep. 239 – Welcome to the Tumultuous Twos

Laura and Shanna share some of their favorite parenting tips in the segment “What the Hack?,” including ideas for getting your kids to cooperate, dealing with discarded bread crusts, putting band-aids on tiny fingertips and more! Also, Laura reports on her toddler’s entry into the “tumultuous twos,” and Shanna talks about what it was like […] Read More

Ep. 238 – Are Kids More Creative Than Adults?

In the special segment “Internet Insanity,” Shanna and Laura share the wackiest parenting-related things they’ve come across online recently, including the surprising new trend in baby showers, a questionable study about kids and creativity and more! Also, Shanna reports on the adorably over-the-top holiday recital her four-year-old performed in, and Laura talks about her four-year-old’s […] Read More
Mom wins

Bonus: More Mom Wins!

Laura and Shanna share extra mom wins that they didn’t have time for in Episode 237! Shanna reports on how she responded to a family outing that went sideways, and Laura talks about how she reacted when she found a lost child at the botanical garden. Shanna’s kids are 4 and 6 years old, and […] Read More