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Ask Us Anything Mini-sode #10 – Getting Botox as a Mom

In this special bonus episode, Laura and Shanna answer listener questions about getting botox as a mom, parenting strengths and weaknesses, tandem nursing, the importance of routines for your child when they get a new sibling and more. Want to get in touch? Send us an email, sign up for our monthly newsletter and follow […] Read More

Ep. 272 – How Pregnancy and Birth Affect Your Pelvic Floor

Laura and Shanna welcome guest Dr. Linda Sayyad, aka “The Vagina Doctor,” a pelvic floor physical therapist and the owner and director of Feminocentric Physical Therapy and Wellness in Pasadena, CA. During their conversation, Dr. Sayyad teaches Shanna and Laura what exactly the pelvic floor is, how pregnancy and birth affect the pelvic floor, how […] Read More

Ep. 271 – Vacationing with Young Kids

In the special segment “OMG I’m Freaking Out!,” Shanna’s kids get her all in a tizzy at Target, and Laura’s family is feeling the financial strain of the Writers Guild of America (WGA) strike. Also, Laura reports on her two-year-old’s first day at his new preschool, and Shanna relays the highs and lows of her […] Read More

Ep. 270 – Texts From a Four-Year-Old

In the special segment “Internet Insanity,” Shanna and Laura share the wild and wacky parenting-related content they’ve found online recently, including a humorous research study involving Legos, videos of people experiencing simulated period pain and more! Also, Shanna talks about the questionable ways her four-year-old spent her time during the day while Shanna worked, and […] Read More

Ep. 268 – Period Products and Playgrounds of the Past

In the special segment “Today I Learned,” Laura and Shanna dive into the fascinating topics of period-product research, playgrounds of the past and more! Also, Shanna reports on her efforts to reclaim some parts of herself that have been absent lately, and Laura talks about her four-year-old’s last week at preschool. Finally, they share their […] Read More

Ep. 265 – Bizarre Mom Crushes

Laura and Shanna divulge their most outrageous and embarrassing parenting moves in the special segment “Mom Confessions,” diving into the topics of bizarre mom crushes, odd fashion choices and more! Also, Laura has an exciting update on her four-year-old’s ongoing TK conundrum, and Shanna spontaneously tries a new bedtime routine with her daughters. Finally, they […] 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. 246 – Wild and Wonderful 4-Year-Olds

In the special segment “The Said What?!,” Laura and Shanna share the funny and shocking parenting-related things that people have said to them recently, including a preschool guilt trip, a musical mix up and more! Also, Shanna talks about getting a window into her four-year-old’s inner life, and Laura reports on a kids’ art project […] Read More

Ep. 245 – When Misunderstandings Lead to Meltdowns

In the special segment “Why Is My Kid Crying?” Shanna and Laura share the things that have caused their little ones to melt down recently, including carelessly chosen words, frozen yogurt memories and more. They dissect the reasons behind the huge emotions, discuss how they handled the situations and explore how they might have done […] Read More

Ep. 242 – Punched by a Preschooler

Shanna and Laura air their petty parenting grievances in the special segment “Gripe Water.” They sound off about weird scenes in a popular kids book, well-meaning but aggravating comments that people make to parents, a guilt-trippy Facebook ad and more. Also, Shanna reports on her four-year-old’s first week at her new preschool, and Laura talks […] Read More