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Ep. 273 – Mom Hacks for Pumping, Shopping, Bathing and More!

In the special segment “What the Hack!?” Laura and Shanna share some of their favorite parenting tips, including a trick for how to pump on the go and an idea for engaging kids in the sandbox. Also, Laura reports on her family getting taken down one-by-one by a virus, and Shanna discusses the revelation she […] Read More

Ep. 272 – How Pregnancy and Birth Affect Your Pelvic Floor

Laura and Shanna welcome guest Dr. Linda Sayyad, aka “The Vagina Doctor,” a pelvic floor physical therapist and the owner and director of Feminocentric Physical Therapy and Wellness in Pasadena, CA. During their conversation, Dr. Sayyad teaches Shanna and Laura what exactly the pelvic floor is, how pregnancy and birth affect the pelvic floor, how […] Read More

Ep. 271 – Vacationing with Young Kids

In the special segment “OMG I’m Freaking Out!,” Shanna’s kids get her all in a tizzy at Target, and Laura’s family is feeling the financial strain of the Writers Guild of America (WGA) strike. Also, Laura reports on her two-year-old’s first day at his new preschool, and Shanna relays the highs and lows of her […] Read More

Ep. 270 – Texts From a Four-Year-Old

In the special segment “Internet Insanity,” Shanna and Laura share the wild and wacky parenting-related content they’ve found online recently, including a humorous research study involving Legos, videos of people experiencing simulated period pain and more! Also, Shanna talks about the questionable ways her four-year-old spent her time during the day while Shanna worked, and […] Read More

Ep. 269 – Daddy Camp

Laura reports on how her husband has offered to take the lead on filling their four-year-old’s summer break with exciting activities, and Shanna discusses an important lesson her family learned about the value of sticking with commitments. Also, in the special segment “Never Have I Ever: Parenting Edition,” Shanna and Laura reveal funny and unexpected […] Read More

Ep. 268 – Period Products and Playgrounds of the Past

In the special segment “Today I Learned,” Laura and Shanna dive into the fascinating topics of period-product research, playgrounds of the past and more! Also, Shanna reports on her efforts to reclaim some parts of herself that have been absent lately, and Laura talks about her four-year-old’s last week at preschool. Finally, they share their […] Read More

Ep. 267 – Advocating for Your Child Even When It’s Hard

Shanna talks about advocating for her daughter even though it wasn’t the most comfortable thing for her to do, and Laura reports on her son’s post-ear-tube surgery progress, including how it has been affecting his sleep at night. Also, in the special segment “They Said What?!” they discuss the funny, outrageous or offensive things people […] Read More

Ep. 266 – Toddler Ear Tube Surgery

Laura reports on her 2-year-old’s ear tube surgery, and Shanna talks about having to push through her discomfort to advocate for her daughter. Also, in the special segment “Loose Ends,” Shanna and Laura provide updates on topics that were left hanging in previous episodes, including picky eating, parenting techniques, big feelings, weaning, triggers and more. […] Read More

Ep. 265 – Bizarre Mom Crushes

Laura and Shanna divulge their most outrageous and embarrassing parenting moves in the special segment “Mom Confessions,” diving into the topics of bizarre mom crushes, odd fashion choices and more! Also, Laura has an exciting update on her four-year-old’s ongoing TK conundrum, and Shanna spontaneously tries a new bedtime routine with her daughters. Finally, they […] Read More

Ep. 264 – Pulling Out Thorns and Ripping Off Band-Aids

In the special segment “Why Is My Kid Crying?” Shanna and Laura share the things that have caused their little ones to melt down recently, including a sidewalk sob-fest that many adults can probably relate to, a thorny situation in the backyard and more! Also, Shanna discusses the relief of summer camp starting for her […] Read More