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Ep. 287 – A Shocking Sperm-Meets-Egg Story

In the special segment “Today I Learned,” Laura and Shanna dive into the fascinating topics of a shocking sperm-meets-egg story, a fecal phenomenon, a baby-saving antibody, and more! Also, Laura reports on her son’s increased emotional dysregulation, particularly in relation to video games, and Shanna talks about her mom-fail at her daughter’s recent heritage performance. […] Read More
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Ep. 275 – Sucked Into the Motherhood Vortex

Shanna shares an incident that made her realize she needs to work harder to develop social connections that don’t rely on her kids’ activities and her kids’ friends’ parents, and Laura discusses her journey to address her four-year-old’s emotional and behavioral struggles after school. Also, in the special segment “What I Googled This Week,” Laura […] Read More
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Ep. 225: Halloween Fun and Frights

Shanna and Laura get in the Halloween spirit by sharing their plans and revealing their families’ costumes for one of their favorite holidays. Also, in the special segment “Why Is My Kid Crying?” they share the seemingly innocuous things that have caused their little ones to melt down, dissect the reasons behind the huge emotions, […] Read More

Ep. 207: Planting Roots in a Family Home

In the special segment, “Why Is My Kid Crying?,” Laura and Shanna share the seemingly innocuous things that have caused their little ones to melt down, dissect the reasons behind the huge emotions, discuss how they handled the situations and explore how they might have done things differently. Also, Laura discusses dropping her toddler down […] Read More

Ep. 189: What’s the Deal with After-School Meltdowns?

Shanna and Laura share fascinating facts they’ve come across recently in the special segment “Today I Learned,” including a broken world record, adorable studies with toddlers and the reason behind kids’ big feelings after a long day at school. Also, Laura discusses prepping for major home renovations while parenting two small children, and Shanna reports […] 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