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Tag archive: naps

Ep. 141: Handling Toddler Nap Strikes

Shanna talks about her toddler’s new obsession with an unexpected vegetable, and Laura reports on her toddler’s growing interest in his baby brother as well as his recent nap strike. In the special segment “Throwback,” Shanna tells a story from her childhood about getting an acting agent in Phoenix, Arizona in the mid-1990s. Finally, they […] Read More

Ep. 124: Nesting Isn’t Just for the Birds

This week, Laura talks about her pregnancy nesting instinct kicking into overdrive, and Shanna wonders if she should drop her toddler’s nap. Also, in the special segment “Throwback,” Shanna reflects back on the time in 1996 that she spontaneously got a haircut, how it all went wrong, and how her mom saved the day. Finally, […] Read More

Ep. 91: Dropping Naps and Picking Up Babies

Transitioning a toddler from two naps to one is a daunting task, and this week Laura and Shanna discuss their attempts at dropping the second nap. They also talk about the RIE approach to picking up babies and how quickly a parent can become accustomed to the seemingly bizarre practice. Also, in the special segment […] Read More

Ep. 52: Stump the New Mom!

Shanna and Laura battle it out in another exciting round of “Stump the New Mom,” in which they quiz each other with pregnancy- and baby-related trivia questions! Also, Laura talks about going to a new “Mommy and Me” class, and Shanna discusses the dreaded moment that her baby rolled over in her Baby Merlin’s Magic […] Read More