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Ep. 294 – What Is Mother Phubbing?

Laura and Shanna dive into the topics of mother phubbing, anosmia, smoke-detector mysteries and more in this week’s special segment, “What I Googled This Week.” Also, Shanna reports on her 8-year-old daughter’s request to change her name, and Laura talks about finally getting Covid after four years of avoiding the virus. Finally, they share their […] 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
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
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. 218: Losing Can Be a Win

In the special segment “Mom Wins,” Shanna and Laura celebrate their recent parenting achievements, including a successful board-game session, a creative solution to helping kids release energy and more! Also, Shanna reports on her daughter’s recent performance in “Shrek Jr.,” and Laura discusses her three-year-old’s attempts to be part of the tween crowd. Finally, they […] Read More

Ep. 216: Trying New Parenting Skills

Shanna and Laura admit the odd and embarrassing things they’ve asked the internet lately in the special segment “What I Googled This Week,” including the topics of stool samples, snug-fitting sleepers and more! Also, Shanna reports on trying some new parenting techniques with her 3-year-old, and Laura discusses a major setback in her progress to […] Read More

Ep. 191: Getting Mansplained by a Preschooler

Laura reports on her spontaneous trip to the mountains alone with her two kids, and Shanna talks about the upsetting news she received days before her daughter’s birthday. Also, in the special segment “Never Have I Ever: Parenting Edition,” they reveal embarrassing and shocking situations they’ve never been in before having kids, including a very […] Read More

Ep. 184: Out of the Crib and Into the Toddler Bed

In the special segment “Checkin’ the Inbox,” Laura and Shanna answer listener questions about everything from babies’ first words to toddler nursing, to handling comparisons to your kids and more! Also, Shanna reports on her daughter’s third birthday celebration, and Laura announces that her two-year-old has transitioned to a toddler bed. Finally, they share their […] Read More

Ep. 180: Mom Hacks for Meal Time, Hand Washing and More!

In the segment “What the Hack?” Shanna and Laura share more of their favorite mom hacks, including a brilliant tip for getting toddlers to thoroughly wash their hands, the best DIY ice pack, tricks for making mealtime easier and more! Also, Shanna talks about her five-year-old getting her first Covid vaccination, and Laura reports on […] Read More

Ep. 168: Transitioning Your Toddler from Crib to Bed

In the special segment “Checkin’ the Inbox,” Laura and Shanna answer listener questions about everything from postpartum depression, to solid foods, to c-sections and vaginal births and more! Also, Shanna talks about her two-year-old’s transition out of the crib and into a big bed, and Laura discusses the intrusive thoughts that plagued her after her […] Read More