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Ep. 295 – Report from a Disney Newb

In the special segment “Gripe Water,” Shanna and Laura air their petty parenting grievances, sounding off about drones invading inappropriate spaces, shockingly complex kids’ books and more! Also, Shanna reports on her family’s very first trip to Disneyland, and Laura talks about the joint birthday party she had for her 3- and 5-year-old. Finally, they […] Read More

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
Text that reads: Episode 280, Nurturing the Non-Mom Part of Your Identity and an illustration of two positive pregnancy tests.

Ep. 280 – Nurturing the Non-Mom Part of Your Identity

In part two of the special segment “Checkin’ the Inbox,” Laura and Shanna answer listener questions about how to reconnect with yourself after becoming a mom, important questions to ask potential babysitters, VBACs vs. C-sections and more! Also, Shanna talks about recharging her batteries (literally and figuratively) on a weekend trip to the mountains without […] 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

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. 196: Laura’s Postpartum Depression and Anxiety Story

In Part Two of their “Big Topic” segment on postpartum depression and anxiety, Laura and Shanna talk about Laura’s experience with undiagnosed PPA and PPD after the birth of her son. Also, Shanna talks about filling out a questionable preschool application, and Laura reports on her family’s most recent trip to Disneyland and the parenting […] Read More

Ep. 175: Disneyland and Discipline

Laura takes her kids to the happiest place on Earth, and Shanna tries her hand at disciplining her two-year-old. Also, in the special segment “OMG I’m Freaking Out,” they discuss the parenting-related situations that have been keeping them up at night, including collapsing ceilings and Christmas shopping complications. Finally they share their BFPs and BFNs […] Read More

Ep. 3: The Big Reveal

In Episode 3 of the Big Fat Positive podcast, Laura reveals the sex of her baby, and Shanna discusses becoming an even more geriatric mother than she was before. The moms-to-be also discuss fun and unusual pregnancy facts they learned recently and divulge their highs and lows (BFPs and BFNs) this week. Laura is 10 […] Read More