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Tag archive: sleep regression

Ep. 157: Prepping for Preschool

Laura is in the throes of the four-month sleep regression with her 17-week-old baby, and Shanna embarks on a mission to find a preschool for her two-year-old. Also, in the special segment “OMG, I’m Freaking Out,” they discuss the parenting-related situations that have been keeping them up at night, including nap dropping, toxic sand and […] Read More

Ep. 134: Unsolicited Advice, Parent Preference and More

In the segment “Checkin’ the Inbox,” Laura and Shanna answer listener questions about everything from dealing with unsolicited advice from family members to whether Laura will be going for a VBAC or planned C-section. Also, Laura talks about expressing and collecting colostrum in advance of giving birth, and Shanna reports on her daughter’s two-year sleep […] Read More

Ep. 129: Our Favorite Mom Hacks

Shanna and Laura introduce a brand-new segment called “What the Hack?” in which they talk about all their favorite mom hacks. They discuss everything from tricks to calming newborns to potty training tips and more! Also, Shanna rejoices about finally solving her toddler’s early morning wakings, and Laura bemoans her toddler’s skipped naps. Finally, they […] Read More

Ep. 124: Nesting Isn’t Just for the Birds

This week, Laura talks about her pregnancy nesting instinct kicking into overdrive, and Shanna wonders if she should drop her toddler’s nap. Also, in the special segment “Throwback,” Shanna reflects back on the time in 1996 that she spontaneously got a haircut, how it all went wrong, and how her mom saved the day. Finally, […] Read More

Ep. 123: Dealing with Toddler Sleep Regression

Shanna discusses her toddler’s sleep regression and how a very unexpected event at bedtime messed up her plan to get things back on track. Laura talks about experiencing Braxton Hicks contractions and her tips for getting them to subside. Also, in the special segment “Throwback,” Laura rewinds back to the mid-90s to tell a story […] Read More

Ep. 109: Is My Toddler Getting Enough Exercise?

In the segment “OMG I’m Freaking Out,” Laura bugs out about a creepy-crawly situation, and Shanna worries that her toddler and preschooler are not staying active enough during quarantine. Also, Shanna reports on her quest to get her toddler’s eczema under control, and Laura discusses rotating her toddler’s toys in and out. Finally, they reveal […] Read More

Ep. 107: The Struggles and Snuggles of Toddler Separation Anxiety

Shanna talks about the ups and downs involved in her toddler’s most recent bouts of separation anxiety and sleep regression. Laura reports on her toddler’s new ability to retell his favorite books and their fun adventure playing in the river in Fresno. In the special segment, “It Takes a Village,” Laura and Shanna ask for […] Read More

Ep. 73: The Struggle Is Real: Giving Medicine to a Baby

In the segment, “They Said What?!”, Shanna gets off-putting feedback about her baby’s size, and Laura receives mind-boggling comments about her baby’s gender. Also, Laura talks about battling the eight-to-ten-month sleep regression, and Shanna describes her struggle to give her sick baby medication. Finally, they reveal their BFPs and BFNs for the week. Shanna’s baby […] Read More

Ep. 49: Express Yourself: Hand Pumping and Night Crying

Shanna and Laura discuss sleep training, and Shanna describes her plan for getting her baby to sleep through the night. Laura talks about her baby’s four-month checkup and gives an update about his sleep regression. Also, in the special segment “Never Have I Ever – Parenting Edition,” the new moms share hilarious incidents they never […] Read More

Ep. 48: Losing Sleep: Postpartum Insomnia and Rock Concerts

Laura discusses her first “girls’ night out” since having her baby, and Shanna talks about her bouts of postpartum insomnia. Also, in the segment “Today I Learned,” the new moms share interesting info they’ve recently learned about birth control and prenatal care. Finally, they reveal their BFPs and BFNs for the week. Shanna’s baby is […] Read More