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Ep. 52: Stump the New Mom!

Shanna and Laura battle it out in another exciting round of “Stump the New Mom,” in which they quiz each other with pregnancy- and baby-related trivia questions! Also, Laura talks about going to a new “Mommy and Me” class, and Shanna discusses the dreaded moment that her baby rolled over in her Baby Merlin’s Magic […] Read More

Ep. 51: Herding Cats and Creating “Yes” Spaces

In this week’s special segment “Checkin’ the Inbox,” Laura and Shanna answer listener questions about room sharing with cats and working from home with a baby. Also, Shanna talks about introducing formula into her baby’s diet and creating a “Yes” space for her increasingly mobile daughter, and Laura describes her first out-of-town trip with her […] Read More

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. 48: Losing Sleep: Postpartum Insomnia and Rock Concerts

Laura discusses her first “girls’ night out” since having her baby, and Shanna talks about her bouts of postpartum insomnia. Also, in the segment “Today I Learned,” the new moms share interesting info they’ve recently learned about birth control and prenatal care. Finally, they reveal their BFPs and BFNs for the week. Shanna’s baby is […] 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