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Ep. 291 – Unleashing Your Inner Mama Bear

In the special segment “OMG I’m Freaking Out,” Laura worries that her kids’ need for fairness has gone over the edge, and Shanna unleashes her inner mama bear on an unsuspecting stranger. Also, Laura talks about asking for help to make the holidays better this year, and Shanna reports on the surprise she got her […] Read More
Ep. 239 - Welcome to the Tumultuous Two

Ep. 239 – Welcome to the Tumultuous Twos

Laura and Shanna share some of their favorite parenting tips in the segment “What the Hack?,” including ideas for getting your kids to cooperate, dealing with discarded bread crusts, putting band-aids on tiny fingertips and more! Also, Laura reports on her toddler’s entry into the “tumultuous twos,” and Shanna talks about what it was like […] Read More

Ep. 238 – Are Kids More Creative Than Adults?

In the special segment “Internet Insanity,” Shanna and Laura share the wackiest parenting-related things they’ve come across online recently, including the surprising new trend in baby showers, a questionable study about kids and creativity and more! Also, Shanna reports on the adorably over-the-top holiday recital her four-year-old performed in, and Laura talks about her four-year-old’s […] Read More
Big Fat Positive: A Pregnancy and Parenting Journey podcast

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

Ep. 186: Why Is My Kid Crying?

In the brand-new segment “Why Is My Kid Crying?” Laura and Shanna share the seemingly innocuous things that have caused their little ones to meltdown, dissect the reasons behind the huge emotions, discuss how they handled the situations and explore how they might have done things differently. Also, Shanna talks about the unexpected feelings she […] Read More

Ep. 82: Let’s Get Medical: Baby X-Rays, Flu Tests and Swallowing Foreign Objects

Shanna and Laura go head-to-head in another exciting round of parenting-related trivia in the special segment “Stump the New Mom,” where they discover what foreign object is most commonly swallowed by kids and babies. Also, Laura talks about dropping her baby’s dream feed, and Shanna recounts her toddler’s dramatic trip to the pediatrician. Finally, they […] Read More