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Ep. 278 – Helping Your Child Overcome Their Fears

Laura and Shanna get in the Halloween spirit with a very spooky version of “Stump the Moms” (or should we say “Stump the Mummies”), in which they quiz each other with Halloween-related trivia questions about costumes, candy, creepy movies and more! Also, Shanna reports on taking her daughters to see a movie in the theater […] Read More
Big Fat Positive: A Pregnancy and Parenting Journey podcast

Ep. 225: Halloween Fun and Frights

In this episode of the Big Fat Positive: A Pregnancy and Parenting Journey podcast, 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 […] 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

Ep. 198: Mom Hacks for Handling Fears and Meltdowns

Laura and Shanna share some of their favorite parenting tips in the segment “What the Hack?,” including ideas for calming kids’ fears, mitigating meltdowns, making up bedtime stories and more! Also, Shanna talks about her big and unexpected feelings about signing her three-year-old up for preschool, and Laura reports on one very long and eventful […] Read More