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Tag archive: independence

Ep. 298 – Letting Your Kids Go at Their Own Pace

In the special segment “Stump the Moms,” Shanna and Laura quiz each other on parenting-related trivia, diving into the topic of bizarre teething treatments and more! Also, Shanna reports on feeling conflicted about her 5-year-old’s sudden clinginess, and Laura discusses her 5-year-old’s newfound enthusiasm for writing. Finally, they share their BFPs and BFNs for the […] Read More

Ep. 213: Toddler Troubleshooting with Parenting Consultant Gia Gambaro Blount

Laura and Shanna get answers to questions about toddler meltdowns, defiance, misbehavior at the dinner table and more from parenting expert and consultant Gia Gambaro Blount. Gia imparts some incredible parenting advice about replacement behaviors, emotional hygiene, upskilling and more! Also, Laura reports on the very bizarre thing her 17-month-old did in his crib the […] Read More

Ep. 108: When Setting Toddler Limits Feels Limitless

In the brand new segment “Throwback,” Shanna and Laura tell stories from their own childhoods about fake curls and fake friends, and they reflect on how those situations influence their parenting today. Also, Laura talks about the exhaustion that comes from constantly setting limits with her toddler, and Shanna reports on her toddler’s increased independence […] Read More