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Ep. 300 – Shanna’s Mom Tells All!

To celebrate their 300th episode, Laura and Shanna have invited Shanna’s mom Janet on the show! In this very special “Throwback” segment, Janet takes us back to her pregnancy, birth and early parenthood with Shanna. She talks about being pregnant during an ice storm, moving cross-country with an infant, how Shanna was the opposite of […] Read More

Ep. 299 – Laura’s Mom Tells All!

To celebrate their 299th episode, Shanna and Laura have invited Laura’s mom Susan on the show! In this very special “Throwback” segment, Susan takes us back to her pregnancy, birth and early parenthood with Laura. She talks about what kind of baby Laura was in utero and out, shares fond and funny memories of that […] Read More

Ep. 259 – School Dilemmas

Shanna and Laura air their petty parenting grievances in the special segment “Gripe Water.” They sound off about potty breaks, early school dismissals, the shortcomings of parenting advice and more! Also, Laura has a big update about her ongoing conundrum about where to send her four-year-old to transitional kindergarten in the fall, and Shanna talks […] Read More

Ep. 192: Baby’s First Birthday

Shanna talks about a disturbing realization she had about herself during a conversation with her kids, and Laura reports on her baby’s first birthday and the mom guilt that comes along with parenting a second child. Also, in the special segment “Stump the Moms,” Laura and Shanna grill each other with exciting trivia questions about […] Read More

Ep. 181: Good Advice About Toddler Tantrums

Laura reports on her nine-month-old’s strong will and independence, and Shanna discusses some good advice she came across about how to handle her two-year-old’s tantrums. Also, in the special segment “Loose Ends,” Shanna and Laura provide updates on past topics they left hanging, including whether Auggie is still in the “why” phase and if CeCe […] Read More

Ep. 9: How to Decide if You Want Kids (16 and 20 Weeks Pregnant)

Shanna reports on her 20 week anatomy scan and how her previous missed miscarriages affect her experience of this pregnancy, and Laura discusses getting parenting advice from friends, including info about the first poop after childbirth. Also, in the special segment “Big Topic,” the moms-to-be dive deep into a discussion about how to decide if […] Read More