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Tag archive: potty training

Ep. 303 – Shanna’s Dramatic Dinner

Laura reports on her three-year-old’s progress with potty training, and Shanna tells the story of an unexpectedly dramatic dinner with her family. Also, in the special segment “Loose Ends,” Shanna and Laura give updates about topics they’ve talked about previously, including behavior issues, Botox and more! Finally, they share their BFPs and BFNs for the […] Read More

Ep. 301 – What if My Son Wants to Wear “Girl” Clothes?

In the special segment “Mom Confessions,” Laura and Shanna divulge their hilarious and embarrassing parenting moves recently, including using an unexpected product from the medicine cabinets, having surprising feelings while shopping at a big-box store and more! Also, Laura talks about potty training her three-year-old, and Shanna reports on chaperoning a second-grade field trip. Finally, […] Read More

Ep. 290 – Mom Hacks for Time Management, Quick Laughs, Car Trash and More!

In the special segment “What the Hack?!,” Shanna and Laura share some of their favorite parenting tips, including a simple trick that will cheer you up instantly, a hack for handling car trash, a tool for managing time with kids and more! Also, Shanna shares the unexpected incident that derailed her family this week, and […] 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
Big Fat Positive: A Pregnancy and Parenting Journey podcast

Ep. 230: Parenting Is Humbling

In this episode of the Big Fat Positive: A Pregnancy and Parenting Journey podcast, in the special segment, “Never Have I Ever: Parenting Edition,” Laura and Shanna reveal embarrassing and unexpected situations they’ve never been in before having kids, including a doorstep dump drop, bagel breath and more! Also, Shanna reports on the difficulty of […] Read More

Ep. 186: Why Is My Kid Crying?

In the brand-new segment “Why Is My Kid Crying?” Laura and Shanna share the seemingly innocuous things that have caused their little ones to meltdown, dissect the reasons behind the huge emotions, discuss how they handled the situations and explore how they might have done things differently. Also, Shanna talks about the unexpected feelings she […] Read More

Ep. 149: Rashes, Vaccines and Bedtime Routines

Laura reports on her newborn’s 2-month vaccinations and new bedtime routine, and Shanna talks about how her toddler’s potty-training reset has taken a surprising turn. Also, in the special segment “Mom Confessions,” they divulge some of their deepest, darkest, most hilarious mom secrets, as they dive into the topics of coffee, nightmares, pickles and more! […] Read More

Ep. 148: Parenting Mistakes

In the segment “Today I Learned,” Shanna and Laura discuss whether it’s possible to get pregnant when you’re already pregnant, and they talk about a rare childhood condition that makes combing kids’ hair harder than it already is. Also, Shanna recounts a parenting mistake that made her heart stop, and Laura reveals a big decision […] 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. 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