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Ep. 292 – Dear Past Me: Wisdom About Pregnancy, C-Section Recovery, Mental Health and More

In a brand-new special segment called “Dear Past Me,” Laura and Shanna give pregnancy and parenting advice to their past selves, including words of wisdom about celebrating pregnancy, recovering from c-sections, knowing what to expect in the hospital after giving birth and more. Also, Shanna checks in on her kids’ never-ending winter break, and Laura […] 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. 244 – Disney Drama

In the special segment “Mom Confessions,” Shanna and Laura divulge their most outrageous and embarrassing parenting moves, including Laura’s super sly encounter with a dirty diaper, Shanna’s shameful attempt to pull the wool over her daughter’s eyes, and more! Also, Shanna reports on her four-year-old’s introduction to religion during her preschool’s monthly visit to chapel, […] Read More

Ep. 243 – Birthday Party Bonanza

Shanna reports on the highs and lows of her daughter’s seventh birthday party, and Laura talks about how her productivity was derailed when her 23-month-old got hit with a virus mid-week. Also, in the special segment “Loose Ends,” Laura and Shanna follow up on past topics they left hanging in previous episodes, including toddler biting, […] 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
Big Fat Positive: A Pregnancy and Parenting Journey podcast

Ep. 236 – My Threenager Is Using “Bad” Words!

Shanna and Laura reveal the funny and unusual things they’ve asked the internet about parenting recently in the special segment “What I Googled This Week,” including a strange reaction to a popular beverage, a mysterious phrase heard on the playground, an over-the-top threenager behavior and more! Also, Shanna talks about her daughter’s fourth birthday, and […] Read More

Ep. 212: Fixing Toddler Sleep Troubles

Shanna discusses the dramatic trip her family took for her birthday, and Laura reports on her success fixing her three-year-old’s sleep troubles. Also, the new special segment “Super Moms,” Laura and Shanna share stories of moms doing jaw-dropping things, including two unbelievable birth stories, a confrontation with a predator and more! Finally they share their […] Read More

Ep. 209: First Night Away from the Kids

Laura spends a night away from her kids for the first time ever, and Shanna has big feelings about her six-year-old finishing kindergarten. Also, in the special segment, “Never Have I Ever: Parenting Edition,” Shanna and Laura reveal embarrassing and unexpected situations they’ve never been in before having kids, including a desperate desire at a […] Read More

Ep. 208: What’s It Like to Get a Vasectomy?

In the special segment, “Today I Learned,” Shanna and Laura dive into the fascinating topics of diaper engineering, embryo genetic testing, saving knocked-out teeth and more! Also, Shanna reports on her husband’s long-awaited vasectomy, and Laura reflects on the ambient stress that came along with a four-month home renovation. Finally they share their BFPs and […] Read More

Ep. 192: Baby’s First Birthday

Shanna talks about a disturbing realization she had about herself during a conversation with her kids, and Laura reports on her baby’s first birthday and the mom guilt that comes along with parenting a second child. Also, in the special segment “Stump the Moms,” Laura and Shanna grill each other with exciting trivia questions about […] Read More