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Tag archive: 4-year-old

Ep. 291 – Unleashing Your Inner Mama Bear

In the special segment “OMG I’m Freaking Out,” Laura worries that her kids’ need for fairness has gone over the edge, and Shanna unleashes her inner mama bear on an unsuspecting stranger. Also, Laura talks about asking for help to make the holidays better this year, and Shanna reports on the surprise she got her […] Read More

Ep. 290 – Mom Hacks for Time Management, Quick Laughs, Car Trash and More!

In the special segment “What the Hack?!,” Shanna and Laura share some of their favorite parenting tips, including a simple trick that will cheer you up instantly, a hack for handling car trash, a tool for managing time with kids and more! Also, Shanna shares the unexpected incident that derailed her family this week, and […] Read More

Ep. 289 – Can AI Make Your Mom-Life Easier?

In the special segment “Internet Insanity,” Laura and Shanna share the wild and wacky parenting-related content they’ve found online recently, including a story of cheerleading sabotage involving deepfake videos and Laura’s hilarious attempt to use AI to design her family’s holiday cards. Also, Laura reports on her sons getting their very first professional haircuts, and […] Read More

Ep. 288 – The Best Vehicle for Families (Just Don’t Tell Our Younger Selves!)

In the special segment “Never Have I Ever: Parenting Edition,” Shanna and Laura share the hilarious and unexpected situations they have never found themselves in until becoming parents, including a surprising discovery on a 4-year-old’s iPad, a harrowing yet bizarre rescue mission involving cleats, hair and a zipper, and more! Also, Shanna reports on her […] Read More

Ep. 287 – A Shocking Sperm-Meets-Egg Story

In the special segment “Today I Learned,” Laura and Shanna dive into the fascinating topics of a shocking sperm-meets-egg story, a fecal phenomenon, a baby-saving antibody, and more! Also, Laura reports on her son’s increased emotional dysregulation, particularly in relation to video games, and Shanna talks about her mom-fail at her daughter’s recent heritage performance. […] Read More

Bonus: 2023 Wrap Up – Our Biggest Laughs, Struggles and Surprising Revelations

As 2023 comes to an end, Shanna and Laura reflect on their last 12 months of parenting with honesty, humor and insight. As they look back on 2023, they share their biggest laughs, struggles and realizations, including a hilarious report Laura got from her son’s school director, the unexpected thing Shanna learned about herself this […] Read More

Ask Us Anything Mini-sode #11 – How Do You Talk to Your Kids About Guns?

In this special bonus episode, Laura and Shanna answer listener questions about how to talk to kids about guns, how to handle when your kids have birthdays that are close together and more. If you have a question for an upcoming Ask Us Anything mini-sode, email us at [email protected], or reach out on Instagram, Facebook […] Read More

Ep. 286 – Finding Peace with Picky Eating

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 comments about pets, infertility, dead celebrities and more! Also, Shanna reports on overcoming some deeply frustrating feelings about parenting, and Laura talks about her reaction to her son’s food […] Read More

Ep. 285 – Momming with Migraines

In the special segment “Loose Ends,” Shanna and Laura give updates on topics they left hanging in previous episodes, including life with a kitten, sleep after ear-tube surgery, after-school restraint collapse and much more! Also, Laura reports on her four-year-old’s participation (or lack thereof) in a recent theater production at his school, and Shanna discusses […] Read More

Ep. 284 – My Kid Hates Getting Vaccinated!

Laura and Shanna divulge their most outrageous and embarrassing parenting moves in the special segment “Mom Confessions,” diving into the topics of mortifying things our kids do in grocery stores, the lengths we go to to get out the door with our kids and more! Also, Shanna reports on the challenge of getting her 4-year-old […] Read More