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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
Text that reads: Episode 276, Feeling Judged as a Parent and an illustration of two positive pregnancy tests.

Ep. 276 – Feeling Judged As a Parent

Laura and Shanna air their petty parenting grievances in the special segment “Gripe Water,” sounding off about kids’ birthday parties, unrealistic parenting videos and more. Also, Shanna shares the details of her four-year-old’s new singing class, and Laura reveals news about a very special neighbor she has! Finally, they share their BFPs and BFNs for […] Read More

Ep. 259 – School Dilemmas

Shanna and Laura air their petty parenting grievances in the special segment “Gripe Water.” They sound off about potty breaks, early school dismissals, the shortcomings of parenting advice and more! Also, Laura has a big update about her ongoing conundrum about where to send her four-year-old to transitional kindergarten in the fall, and Shanna talks […] Read More

Ep. 242 – Punched by a Preschooler

Shanna and Laura air their petty parenting grievances in the special segment “Gripe Water.” They sound off about weird scenes in a popular kids book, well-meaning but aggravating comments that people make to parents, a guilt-trippy Facebook ad and more. Also, Shanna reports on her four-year-old’s first week at her new preschool, and Laura talks […] Read More

Ep. 221: Like Parent, Like Child

Laura reports on her toddler’s recent language explosion and creative ability to delay nap time, and Shanna discusses the ways she is seeing herself in her three-year-old. Also, in the special segment “Gripe Water,” they dive into the topics of pernicious packaging, men making fun of moms and more! Finally, they share their BFPs and […] Read More

Ep. 199: Preschool, Here We Come!

In the segment “Gripe Water,” Shanna and Laura vent about the ridiculously annoying things they’ve come across lately, including babies on TV, doctor’s notes, holiday madness and more! Also, Laura talks about her three-year-old’s new reaction to books and TV shows, and Shanna reports on her three-year-old’s first week at preschool. Finally they share their […] Read More

Ep. 179: Toddler Temptations

In the segment “Gripe Water,” Laura and Shanna vent about the ridiculously annoying things they’ve come across lately, including ill-placed ice cream treats and toys, pointless parts of kids’ books and more! Also, Shanna reports on her two-year-old’s upcoming third birthday, and Laura shares an incredible trick that has stopped her two-year-old’s night wakings. Finally […] Read More

Ep. 162: Baby Fever

Shanna reveals an epiphany she had during her daughter’s MyGym class, and Laura talks about her 5-month-old’s new obsession with an unexpected item. Also, in the special segment “Gripe Water,” they dive into the topics of kids’ clothes, going down internet rabbit holes, farm animals and more. Finally, they share their BFPs and BFNs for […] Read More

Ep. 145: Sneaking Up on Your Kids When They Sleep

In the segment “Gripe Water,” Laura and Shanna vent about the ridiculously annoying things they’ve come across lately, including a popular children’s book, tiny pockets and more! Also, Shanna reports on her toddler’s budding curiosity about human emotions, and Laura agonizes over her two-year-old’s nap regression from hell. Finally, they reveal their BFPs and BFNs […] Read More

Ep. 128: False Positive Pregnancy Tests

Laura discusses the very unsettling pregnancy hazard of tripping over everything, and Shanna talks about receiving unexpected pregnancy test results. Also, in the segment “Gripe Water,” Shanna and Laura serve up all their passionate complaints about toothbrushes, trimesters and more! Finally, they reveal their BFPs and BFNs for the week. Shanna’s toddler is 23 months […] Read More