Tag archive: toddler

Ep. 100: Dads Tell All!

Shanna and Laura celebrate their 100th episode by bringing their husbands on the show to answer listener questions! Laura’s husband Corey and Shanna’s husband Steve reveal their “Dad Confessions,” give advice for first-time dads, discuss their favorite parenting books and more. Also, Shanna reports on cutting dairy from her toddler’s diet, and Laura talks about […] Read More

Ep. 99: First Trimester Flashbacks

In this week’s special segment, “Gripe Water,” Laura and Shanna vent about ridiculously inappropriate nursery rhymes, toddler eating habits and more. Also, Laura reports on her toddler’s recent development in gross motor skills, including spinning and dancing, and Shanna talks about her toddler’s recent development in fine motor skills, including sorting shapes and fastening buckles. […] Read More

Bonus: To Socialize or Not to Socialize (At a Distance)

In part eight of their “Momming During Coronavirus” bonus series, Laura wonders if it’s time to start expanding her family’s quarantine bubble, and Shanna reports on the more superficial self-care routines that are brightening her ongoing lockdown. They also include listener stories about celebrating their babies’ first birthdays and first steps during this pandemic. They […] Read More

Ep. 98: Toddlers Are More Than Their Tantrums

Shanna and Laura discuss toxic plants, embryo mix-up, wacky Facebook advice and creepy hackers in this week’s segment, “Internet Insanity.” Also, Laura reports on her 15-month-old’s shocking breastfeeding behavior, and Shanna reflects on her 16-month-old’s recent stormy behavior. Finally, they reveal their BFPs and BFNs for the week. Shanna’s toddler is 16 months old, and […] Read More

Ep. 97: Laura’s Baby Said What!?

In this week’s segment “They Said What?!,” Laura and Shanna talk sweeping membranes, pouches, White Claw and more. Also, Shanna discusses her 16-month-old’s recent bout with roseola, and Laura gives an update on her 15-month-old’s vaccinations at his well-baby checkup. Finally, they reveal their BFPs and BFNs for the week. Shanna’s toddler is 16 months […] Read More

Bonus: DIY Haircuts and Giving Birth Alone: Coronavirus Made Us Do It

In part seven of their “Momming During Coronavirus” bonus series, Shanna reports on her quarantine haircut and how sheltering in place with her kids has made her desperate for alone time, and Laura describes how outside time with her toddler has been crucial in getting through the long days. They also include more listener stories […] Read More

Ep. 96: Dealing with Big Toddler Emotions

Shanna and Laura get to the bottom of night terrors, prune juice and more in this week’s special segment, “What I Googled This Week.” Also Laura talks about her recent success using the RIE parenting method that she read about in Janet Landsbury’s book, “No Bad Kids,” and Shanna discloses her strategy for finally getting […] Read More

Ep. 95: In the Yuck Zone

In the special segment “Never Have I Ever: Parenting Edition,” Laura and Shanna reveal their deepest, darkest, mom secrets about boobs, profanities, books and fanny packs. Also Shanna talks about the difficulty in transitioning her toddler to one nap a day, and Laura discusses her toddler’s new sign language communication skills. Finally, they reveal their […] Read More

Ep. 94: Talking Toddlers and Speedy Sperm

In the special segment “Stump the New Mom,” Shanna and Laura go head-to-head in another exciting round of parenting-related trivia, where they discover what the terms “hot-house children” and  “piki piki” mean. Also, Laura talks about her toddler’s new utensil and communication skills, and Shanna discusses her toddler’s surprising jealousy and head-banging. Finally, they reveal […] 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