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Tag archive: screen time

Ep. 287 – A Shocking Sperm-Meets-Egg Story

In the special segment “Today I Learned,” Laura and Shanna dive into the fascinating topics of a shocking sperm-meets-egg story, a fecal phenomenon, a baby-saving antibody, and more! Also, Laura reports on her son’s increased emotional dysregulation, particularly in relation to video games, and Shanna talks about her mom-fail at her daughter’s recent heritage performance. […] Read More

Ep. 250 – Skating Sagas

Shanna reports on a hilariously dramatic trip to the roller skating rink with her two kids, and Laura tells a mini-throwback about a childhood ice skating trip that ended in disaster. Also, in the special segment “Never Have I Ever: Parenting Edition,” Laura and Shanna reveal funny and unexpected situations they’ve never been in before […] Read More
Big Fat Positive: A Pregnancy and Parenting Journey podcast

Ask Us Anything Mini-sode #5 – The Real Deal with Screen Time

Shanna and Laura answer a listener’s question about how much screen time they allow their kids to have and what types of rules and boundaries they set for the devices. They also offer advice about activities to do at home to occupy and engage high-energy toddlers. If you have a question for an upcoming Ask […] Read More
Big Fat Positive: A Pregnancy and Parenting Journey podcast

Ep. 226: Grief While Parenting

In this episode of the Big Fat Positive: A Pregnancy and Parenting Journey podcast, in a special “Big Topic/Throwback” segment, Laura talks about the recent passing of a loved one, discusses how she explained the loss to her three-year-old and shares memories from her childhood. Shanna reports on her six-year-old’s crush on a surprising person […] Read More

Ep. 218: Losing Can Be a Win

In the special segment “Mom Wins,” Shanna and Laura celebrate their recent parenting achievements, including a successful board-game session, a creative solution to helping kids release energy and more! Also, Shanna reports on her daughter’s recent performance in “Shrek Jr.,” and Laura discusses her three-year-old’s attempts to be part of the tween crowd. Finally, they […] Read More

Ep. 164: When Your Kids Discover Your Period

Shanna gets an IUD inserted and unexpectedly gives her kids a lesson about menstruation, and Laura throws in the towel on her toddler’s nap time and goes with a different strategy. Also, in the segment “Loose Ends,” Laura and Shanna provide updates on past topics they left hanging, including whether Laura’s son is still pursuing […] Read More

Ep. 160: Screen Time for Toddlers

In the special segment “Big Topic,” Shanna and Laura dive into the complicated issue of screen time for kids. They get real about how they each handle screen time in their homes, how they feel about it, and the pitfalls and benefits of introducing little ones to TVs, tablets and phones. Also, Shanna reports on […] Read More