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Ep. 292 – Dear Past Me: Wisdom About Pregnancy, C-Section Recovery, Mental Health and More

In a brand-new special segment called “Dear Past Me,” Laura and Shanna give pregnancy and parenting advice to their past selves, including words of wisdom about celebrating pregnancy, recovering from c-sections, knowing what to expect in the hospital after giving birth and more. Also, Shanna checks in on her kids’ never-ending winter break, and Laura […] Read More
Ep. 239 - Welcome to the Tumultuous Two

Ep. 239 – Welcome to the Tumultuous Twos

Laura and Shanna share some of their favorite parenting tips in the segment “What the Hack?,” including ideas for getting your kids to cooperate, dealing with discarded bread crusts, putting band-aids on tiny fingertips and more! Also, Laura reports on her toddler’s entry into the “tumultuous twos,” and Shanna talks about what it was like […] Read More
Big Fat Positive: A Pregnancy and Parenting Journey podcast

Ep. 237 – Repairing a Parenting Mistake

In the special segment “Mom Wins,” Laura makes a hilarious but life-saving sacrifice on a treacherous staircase, and Shanna channels her inner Dr. Becky to repair a parenting mistake. Also, Laura wonders if she should have handled her three-year-old’s recent vaccination differently, and Shanna reports on the dramatic call she got from her six-year-old’s school […] Read More

Ep. 196: Laura’s Postpartum Depression and Anxiety Story

In Part Two of their “Big Topic” segment on postpartum depression and anxiety, Laura and Shanna talk about Laura’s experience with undiagnosed PPA and PPD after the birth of her son. Also, Shanna talks about filling out a questionable preschool application, and Laura reports on her family’s most recent trip to Disneyland and the parenting […] Read More

Ep. 195: Shanna’s Postpartum Depression and Anxiety Story

In Part One of their “Big Topic” segment on postpartum depression and anxiety, Laura and Shanna talk about Shanna’s experience with PPD and PPA after the birth of her second daughter. Also, Laura talks about how she handles her one-year-old’s early-morning wakeups, and Shanna reveals her temporary solution to her three-year-old’s night wakings. Finally, they […] Read More