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Ep. 305 – Handling Unsolicited Parenting Advice

In the special segment, “They Said What?!” Shanna and Laura discuss the funny, outrageous or offensive things people have said to them recently about parenting, including a surprising comment at the grocery store, an unsolicited tidbit of parenting advice from a stranger and more! Also, Laura reports on an infection that presented itself stealthily in […] Read More

Ask Us Anything Mini-sode #11 – How Do You Talk to Your Kids About Guns?

In this special bonus episode, Laura and Shanna answer listener questions about how to talk to kids about guns, how to handle when your kids have birthdays that are close together and more. If you have a question for an upcoming Ask Us Anything mini-sode, email us at [email protected], or reach out on Instagram, Facebook […] Read More

Ep. 286 – Finding Peace with Picky Eating

In the special segment, “They Said What?!” Shanna and Laura discuss the funny, outrageous or offensive things people have said to them recently about parenting, including comments about pets, infertility, dead celebrities and more! Also, Shanna reports on overcoming some deeply frustrating feelings about parenting, and Laura talks about her reaction to her son’s food […] Read More

Ep. 267 – Advocating for Your Child Even When It’s Hard

Shanna talks about advocating for her daughter even though it wasn’t the most comfortable thing for her to do, and Laura reports on her son’s post-ear-tube surgery progress, including how it has been affecting his sleep at night. Also, in the special segment “They Said What?!” they discuss the funny, outrageous or offensive things people […] 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
High-Energy Kids

Ep. 231: High-Energy Kids

In this episode of the Big Fat Positive: A Pregnancy and Parenting Journey podcast, moms Laura and Shanna talk about high-energy kids. Laura discusses a realization she had about her three-year-old’s behavior, and Shanna talks about enduring the elements with her six-year-old to try out for softball All-Stars. Also, in the special segment, “They Said […] Read More

Ep. 210: Our Kids Said What?!

In the special segment, “They Said What?!,” Shanna and Laura report on the outrageous, hilarious and questionable things people have said to them lately, including some choice comments about groceries, vasectomies and shadows. Also, Shanna reports on her three-year-old’s curious questions that have emerged during her “why” phase, and Laura discusses her family’s struggle with […] Read More

Ep. 190: Life with a Threenager

In the special segment “They Said What?!” Laura has a surprising and awkward interview with a potential nanny, and Shanna is complimented on her parenting in a shockingly backhanded way. Also, Shanna reports on the challenging behavior of her “threenager,” and Laura discusses how the demo for her home renovation disrupted her family’s routine. Finally […] Read More

Ep. 173: A Very Spooky “They Said What?!”

Laura’s two-year-old has become obsessed with spooky stuff, and Shanna’s girls are sticking with their true animal essence with their Halloween costumes. Also, in the special segment “They Said What?!,” Laura’s son is adamant that something disturbing will happen on Halloween, and Shanna’s awkwardness at the beach with her kids does not go unnoticed by […] Read More
Big Fat Positive Podcast

Ep. 155: My OBGYN Said What?!

Laura reports on her epic adventure out of town with her toddler and newborn, and Shanna describes the rigamarole she went through to preserve her two-year-old’s nap. Also, in the segment “They Said What?!” Shanna and Laura both share tales about surprising things that their doctors have said to them. Finally, they share their BFPs […] Read More