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Ask Us Anything Mini-sode #10 – Getting Botox as a Mom

In this special bonus episode, Laura and Shanna answer listener questions about getting botox as a mom, parenting strengths and weaknesses, tandem nursing, the importance of routines for your child when they get a new sibling and more. Want to get in touch? Send us an email, sign up for our monthly newsletter and follow […] Read More

Ep. 261 – Finding Your Village as a Mom

Shanna and Laura answer more listener questions in the special segment “Checkin’ the Inbox,” covering the topics of social media, parenting experts, finding your village as a mom and more. Also, Laura reports on the newest developments in her two-year-old’s sleep struggles, and Shanna talks about the surprising reaction she had to being away from […] Read More

Ep. 260 – Facing Harsh Realities While Raising Kids

Laura and Shanna answer listener questions in the special segment “Checkin’ the Inbox,” covering the topics of gun violence, kids’ hair care, geriatric motherhood and more. Also, Shanna reports on the first step of her four-year-old’s IEP assessment, and Laura talks about how attending a friend’s murder trial has affected her parenting life. Finally, they […] Read More

Ask Us Anything Mini-sode #9 – Going Out with Your Baby

Laura and Shanna answer listener questions about going out and about with newborns and young infants, a day they would want to relive since becoming moms and their favorite cocktails.   If you have a question for an upcoming Ask Us Anything Mini-sode, email us at [email protected], or reach out on Instagram, Facebook or TikTok […] Read More

Ask Us Anything Mini-sode #8 – Tips for Handling Mom Burnout

Laura and Shanna answer listener questions about how to handle mom burnout, what Laura has been up to now that her kids are in full-time childcare and whether they receive free products from their sponsors. If you have a question for an upcoming Ask Us Anything Mini-sode, email us at [email protected], or reach out on […] Read More

Ask Us Anything Mini-sode #7 – The World We’re Leaving Our Kids

Laura and Shanna answer a listener’s question about how to manage kids’ strong desires for toys when out shopping, and they share their thoughts on raising children in the current state of the world. If you have a question for an upcoming Ask Us Anything Mini-sode, email us at [email protected], or reach out on Instagram, […] Read More
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Ask Us Anything Mini-sode #6 – Kid-Friendly Meals

Laura and Shanna answer more listener questions! They share their go-to dinner ideas for kids, talk about whether Laura can imagine an alternate reality in which she doesn’t have kids, and discuss why Shanna chose not to know the sex of her embryos during IVF. If you have a question for an upcoming Ask Us […] Read More
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Ask Us Anything Mini-sode #5 – The Real Deal with Screen Time

Shanna and Laura answer a listener’s question about how much screen time they allow their kids to have and what types of rules and boundaries they set for the devices. They also offer advice about activities to do at home to occupy and engage high-energy toddlers. If you have a question for an upcoming Ask […] Read More
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Ask Us Anything Mini-sode #4 – Holiday Traditions with Kids

Shanna and Laura answer a very popular listener question about what holiday traditions we have with our kids, including our thoughts on Santa, Elf on the Shelf, Christmas trees and more. They also tackle the tricky topic of how to split time between family members during the holidays when you have kids. If you have […] Read More
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Ask Us Anything Mini-sode #3 – Work-Life Balance When You’re a Mom

Laura and Shanna dive into the topic of work-life balance when answering a listener’s question about managing work, kids, spouses, social life and producing a podcast. They also answer questions about how to do bedtime check-ins with a toddler and the best time to get LASIK eye surgery when you’re a new mom. If you […] Read More