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Tag archive: language development

Ep. 143: Language Leaps and Baby Blowouts

Shanna discusses her toddler’s recent language development, and Laura reports on her toddler’s struggles to adjust to having a new baby in the house. Also, in this week’s special segment “OMG I’m Freaking Out,” Laura and Shanna talk about the parenting-related issues that have been keeping them up at night. Finally, they reveal their BFPs […] Read More

Ep. 138: Was That a Braxton Hicks or a Real Contraction?

Laura is 8 days away from her scheduled c-section, and she just may have experienced her first real contraction. Also, her toddler has been having a potty training setback, and she explains why. Shanna tries to figure out a mystery rash on her 2-year-old and struggles to understand her burgeoning language. In the special segment […] Read More

Ep. 111: Pregnancy Super-Smell and Toddler Insults

Laura and Shanna report on the unusual, funny or shocking things that people have said to them recently in the special segment, “They Said What?!” Also, Shanna reports on her toddler’s growing ability to express her desires and new interest in mimicking those around her, and Laura talks about her unfortunate combo of pregnancy symptoms […] Read More

Ep. 110: Deciding to Have Another Baby

In this week’s special segment “Big Topic,” Shanna and Laura dive into the topic that family members and strangers alike just LOVE to ask us about: “Are you going to have another baby?” Also, Laura talks about her toddler’s expanding vocabulary and his newfound reptilian buddies, and Shanna comes clean about her quarantine exhaustion and […] Read More

Ep. 90: Toddlers on the Run

In the special segment “It Takes a Village,” Laura and Shanna ask each other and listeners for help with parenting dilemmas they are currently facing. Also, Shanna talks about her toddler’s recent word explosion, and Laura discusses her toddler’s progress toward dropping down to one nap a day. Finally, the moms reveal their BFPs and […] Read More

Ep. 87: This Badass Mom Gives Us #momgoals

In the special segment “Internet Insanity,” Shanna and Laura discuss the baby- and parenting-related wackiness they’ve come across online recently, including hideous dolls, drug rings, bizarre baby products, outrageous breastfeeding advice and one incredible mom who deserves all the accolades ever. Also, Laura reports on her toddler’s latest explosion in language development, and Shanna wonders […] Read More

Ep. 78: A Massive Mom Milestone

2020 is here, and Shanna and Laura are approaching a massive mom milestone – finishing the first year of parenting a new baby! They keep it real as they reflect on the last 12 months as new moms, from the joy, to the chaos, to the best books they’ve managed to read from cover to […] Read More