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Ep. 293 – Handling Your Child’s Fear of the Dark

In the special segment “Mom Wins!,” Shanna and Laura share some recent parenting successes, including solving a very tricky homework problem, instilling an important lesson about body boundaries and more! Also, Laura reports on her five-year-old’s first day in tennis class, and Shanna reports on her five-year-old’s newfound fear of the dark. Finally, they share […] Read More
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Ep. 277 – Mom Wins: Creative Problem Solving

In the special segment “Mom Wins,” Shanna and Laura celebrate their recent parenting successes, including strategically getting out of an unpleasant pottying-in-public situation and finding a creative solution for averting a meltdown with an understimulated and dysregulated kid. Also, Laura talks about a new project that has consumed her time, and Shanna reports on the […] Read More

Ep. 257 – Signs of Potty Readiness

Laura talks about how her two-year-old is showing signs of being ready for potty training, and Shanna reports on her four-year-old’s refusal to take medicine. Also, in the special segment “Mom Wins,” Laura and Shanna celebrate their recent parenting achievements, including heroic saves at the arcade and the beach. Finally, they share their BFPs and […] Read More

Ep. 218: Losing Can Be a Win

In the special segment “Mom Wins,” Shanna and Laura celebrate their recent parenting achievements, including a successful board-game session, a creative solution to helping kids release energy and more! Also, Shanna reports on her daughter’s recent performance in “Shrek Jr.,” and Laura discusses her three-year-old’s attempts to be part of the tween crowd. Finally, they […] Read More

Ep. 188: Mom Wins: Coming Back from Rock Bottom

In the special segment “Mom Wins!,” Laura and Shanna recount their recent parenting successes with spreadsheets, sand and soap! Also, Shanna discusses the agony of her daughter’s three-year sleep regression, and Laura reports on the celebrations for her son’s third birthday. Finally, they share their BFPs and BFNs for the week. Shanna’s kids are 3 […] Read More

Ep. 170: Did Laura’s Baby Say His First Word??

In the special segment “Mom Wins!” Laura talks about the miraculous new bedtime technique that has worked wonders with her two-year-old, and Shanna recounts her desperate attempt to remove permanent marker from her child’s face before school. Also, Shanna talks about her two-year-old’s clinginess, and Laura wonders if her baby said his first word at […] Read More

Ep. 151: The Ups and Downs of Going Out of Town

In the special segment “Mom Wins,” Shanna talks about her unusual phobia and how she handled it during a family vacation, and Laura recounts how she dealt with a potentially stressful weekend away from home. Also, Laura describes her family’s whirlwind week in the land of home-buying, and Shanna reports on her toddler’s increasing focus […] Read More

Ep. 135: Preparing for Baby #2

Laura is 34 weeks pregnant, and this week she talks about preparing her toddler for the birth of baby number two as well as planning for her hospital stay during the COVID pandemic. Shanna reports on her two-year-old’s emergence from a developmental leap. In the special segment “Mom Wins,” Laura recounts a terrifying tale of […] Read More

Ep. 119: Terrible Twos, Here We Come!

This week, Shanna reports on her toddler’s feisty confidence and tiffs with her sister, and Laura shares tips on how to beat pregnancy reflux. Also, in the segment “Mom Wins!,” Laura tells a tale of her ninja-like instincts that saved her toddler a trip to the ER, and Shanna recounts the time she attempted to […] Read More

Ep. 103: Our Mom Instincts Saved Lives

In the segment “Mom Wins,” Laura and Shanna each tell a harrowing tale of how they used their mom instincts to save their babies. They also share some lighter and more hilarious mom wins that they have had recently. Also, Laura reports on her toddler’s new climbing skills, and Shanna talks about her pediatrician’s advice […] Read More