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Ep. 144: Nannies, Nuggets and Nefarious Namesakes

In the segment “Internet Insanity,” Shanna and Laura dive into the wild worlds of Nugget obsession, traitorous Facebook-group members, questionable baby names and more! Also, Laura reports on her monthly photo shoot with her four-week-old newborn and wonders if she should get a nanny for her toddler, and Shanna talks about being gaslit by her […] Read More

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. 142: Baby’s First Checkup

Laura reports on her newborn’s two-week checkup at the pediatrician as well as her toddler’s potty training regression, and Shanna talks about overturning a major parenting decision with her toddler. In the special segment “Throwback,” Laura reflects on the time her mom helped her try to get a modeling agent in the mid-1990s. Finally, they […] Read More

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. 140: First Week Postpartum

Laura reports on her first week with her new baby, including his sleeping and feeding routines as well as meeting his new big brother! Also, Shanna reports on a very unusual middle-of-the-night wakeup she had recently. In the special segment “Never Have I Ever,” Shanna and Laura reveal hilarious and embarrassing situations they’ve never been […] Read More

Ep. 139: Laura’s Surprise VBAC Birth Story

Laura had her baby! In this episode, she talks about how it all went down, including whether she ended up having a VBAC or repeat C-section. Also, Shanna discusses her surprising decision about her toddler’s potty training. Finally, they reveal their BFPs and BFNs for the week. Shanna’s toddler is 2 years old, and Laura’s […] Read More

Bonus: Dads Tell All – Part 2

Laura and Shanna continue the conversation with their husbands Corey and Steve in this special bonus episode that continues where Episode 100 left off! Steve and Corey answer more listener questions and talk about the challenges of fathering a newborn, parenting books and more. They also spill the dirt on Shanna and Laura’s biggest quirks! […] Read More

Ep. 100: Dads Tell All!

Shanna and Laura celebrate their 100th episode by bringing their husbands on the show to answer listener questions! Laura’s husband Corey and Shanna’s husband Steve reveal their “Dad Confessions,” give advice for first-time dads, discuss their favorite parenting books and more. Also, Shanna reports on cutting dairy from her toddler’s diet, and Laura talks about […] Read More

Ep. 39: Understanding Your Baby: Interview with Ayelet Marinovich

Laura and Shanna interview pediatric speech language pathologist and parent educator Ayelet Marinovich about how to interact with your baby in ways that benefit his or her development. Also, Shanna discusses her baby’s tumultuous week, and Laura talks about taking her baby to the doctor to test for hip dysplasia. Finally, the new moms reveal […] Read More

Ep. 38: Never Have I Ever: Parenting Edition

In the new segment “Never Have I Ever: Parenting Edition,” Laura and Shanna share hilarious incidents they never thought they would experience until they became parents. Also, Shanna discusses her baby’s new toy-smacking skills, and Laura talks about the ups and downs of being home alone with her baby all day. Finally, the new moms […] Read More