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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

Ep. 246 – Wild and Wonderful 4-Year-Olds

In the special segment “The Said What?!,” Laura and Shanna share the funny and shocking parenting-related things that people have said to them recently, including a preschool guilt trip, a musical mix up and more! Also, Shanna talks about getting a window into her four-year-old’s inner life, and Laura reports on a kids’ art project […] Read More
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Ep. 226: Grief While Parenting

In a special “Big Topic/Throwback” segment, Laura talks about the recent passing of a loved one, discusses how she explained the loss to her three-year-old and shares memories from her childhood. Shanna reports on her six-year-old’s crush on a surprising person and on her kids’ recent escape from their house. Finally, they share their BFPs […] Read More

Ep. 203: When Kids Want to Quit

In the special segment “Throwback,” Shanna tells the story of how she was terrible at musical theater as a tween in the 90s and how the experience shaped her. Also, Laura talks about her 14-month-old being on the verge of switching from two naps a day to one, and Shanna discusses how she handled her […] Read More