Tag archive: baby sleep

Ep. 50: The Wacky Things We Googled This Week

Shanna and Laura discuss sleep training, Marie Kondo-ing, baby numerology, baby modeling, baby shower registry must-haves, and more in this special 50th episode! The new moms start things off with their weekly check-ins, then move on to the special segment, “What I Googled This Week,” in which they admit the embarrassing parenting-related things they’ve asked […] Read More

Ep. 47: Baby’s First Personality Quiz

Shanna talks about learning to understand her baby’s personality, and Laura discusses her baby’s struggles with the four-month sleep regression. Also, things get wacky in the segment “Internet Insanity,” in which they discuss what’s going down online in the world of parenting. Finally, they reveal their BFPs and BFNs for the week. Shanna’s baby is […] Read More

Ep. 46: Going Viral with Pediatrician Dr. Robert Hamilton

Laura and Shanna chat with Dr. Robert Hamilton, author of the book “Seven Secrets of the Newborn,” about his viral YouTube video about calming a crying baby, his perspective on having children, his experience on a Chinese game show and more! Also, Laura gives an update on her baby’s naps, and Shanna reveals some surprising […] Read More

Ep. 45: Do Me a Solid, Baby

This week, Shanna discusses starting her baby on solid foods, and Laura talks about seeing her first movie in the theater since having a baby. Next, the new moms introduce a new segment called “Gripe Water,” in which they report on baby- and parenting-related things that rub them the wrong way.  Finally, they reveal their […] Read More

Ep. 44: Rage Against Sleep: Surviving the Four-Month Sleep Regression

This week, Laura marvels at two of her baby’s new accomplishments, while Shanna bemoans her baby’s experience with the four-month sleep regression. Next, the new moms play a hilarious round of “Never Have I Ever: Parenting Edition,” where they find themselves in surprising situations they never would have expected. Finally, they reveal their BFPs and […] Read More

Ep. 43: Should You Sleep Train? Breastfeed? Room Share? Science May Hold the Answer! Talking the Data of Parenthood in the Early Years with Emily Oster, Author of Cribsheet

Shanna and Laura interview Emily Oster, economist and author of the new book Cribsheet: A Data-Driven Guide to Better, More Relaxed Parenting, from Birth to Preschool, and they talk about how new parents can use the results of scientific research to guide their parenting decisions on topics such as breastfeeding, sleep training and more. Also, […] Read More

Ep. 40: Baby Name Shame and Nursing No-No’s

Shanna and Laura are dissed, shamed and stunned in this week’s special segment, “They Said What?!”, in which the new moms recount shocking, hilarious or offensive things people have said to them lately. Also, Laura reports on her baby’s two-month vaccinations, and Shanna talks about how her baby’s perfectly constructed sleep environment is turned on […] Read More

Ep. 39: Understanding Your Baby: Interview with Ayelet Marinovich

Laura and Shanna interview pediatric speech language pathologist and parent educator Ayelet Marinovic about how to interact with your baby in ways that benefit his or her development. Also, Shanna discusses her baby’s tumultuous week, and Laura talks about taking her baby to the doctor to test for hip dysplasia. Finally, the new moms reveal […] Read More

Ep. 38: Never Have I Ever: Parenting Edition

In the new segment “Never Have I Ever: Parenting Edition,” Laura and Shanna share hilarious incidents they never thought they would experience until they became parents. Also, Shanna discusses her baby’s new toy-smacking skills, and Laura talks about the ups and downs of being home alone with her baby all day. Finally, the new moms […] Read More

Ep. 35: Interview with Pediatric Geneticist Susan Winter

Laura and Shanna talk baby genes, newborn screening, NIPTs and more with special guest Susan Winter, who is not only a pediatric geneticist but also Laura’s mom! Also, Laura discusses getting fancy for a baby photo shoot, and Shanna disturbs everyone with talk of rodents. Shanna’s baby is seven weeks old, and Laura’s baby is […] Read More