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Tag archive: today I learned

Ep. 132: What Happens During a C-Section

Laura and Shanna dive into the fascinating worlds of c-section surgery, practice babies, embryo adoption and more in this week’s special segment “Today I Learned.” Also, Laura reports on a cookie-baking activity gone wrong, and Shanna describes her toddler’s second birthday party and 2-year check up at the pediatrician. Finally, they reveal their BFPs and […] Read More

Ep. 117: Toddler Independence Is Terrific (and Terrifying)

In the segment “Today I Learned,” Laura and Shanna dive into the topics of a controversial birthing practice, how to remove an item stuck in a toddler’s nose, the truth about digital pregnancy tests and more! Also, Shanna reports on her mixed feelings about her toddler’s growing independence, and Laura talks about her daredevil toddler’s […] Read More

Ep. 102: Tips for Toddler Mealtime

Laura reports on her recent use of Ellyn Satter’s philosophy of feeding children and talks about the effect it’s had on her vegetable-ignoring toddler. Shanna discusses her 17-month-old’s newfound assertiveness and sound-effect skills that indicate her toddler may have a future as a foley artist. Also, in the segment “Today I Learned,” Shanna and Laura […] Read More

Ep. 93: Toddlers Hyped on Sugar and iPhones

In the special segment “Today I Learned,” Laura and Shanna dive into the world of geriatric pregnancy, lifelike baby dolls and the belief that sugar makes kids hyper. Also, Shanna talks about her toddler’s foray into the world of crunchy food, and Laura discusses her son’s newest interest — looking at photos of himself on […] Read More

Ep. 79: Is Your Baby More Likely to Be a Boy or Girl?

Laura reveals a recent revelation that just may change her life, and Shanna reports on her 11-month-old baby’s walking skills. Also, in the segment “Today I Learned,” Shanna talks about some old-timey parenting advice that is just bananas, and Laura shares some surprising statistics about the likelihood of having a boy or a girl. Finally, […] Read More

Ep. 56: Tiny Babies, Mom Dreams and Getting Nap Trapped

In this week’s episode, “Today I Learned,” Shanna and Laura discuss tiny babies and thirst while breastfeeding. Also, Shanna talks about her recent parenting nightmare, and Laura gives an update on her sleep-training journey using the Taking Cara Babies method. Finally, they reveal their BFPs and BFNs for the week. Shanna’s baby is 28 weeks […] 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

Ep. 42: A Birth Ritual That’s Totally “Nuts”

In the special segment, “Today I Learned,” Laura and Shanna share some surprising pregnancy- and baby-related things they have learned recently, including a birth ritual that may leave some fathers-to-be clutching their family jewels. Also, Laura reports on her efforts to wean her baby from the SNOO Smart Sleeper bassinet, and Shanna discusses her first […] Read More