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Bonus: Our 2023 Holiday Gift Guide

Shanna and Laura give you a head start with your 2023 holiday shopping by sharing some of their favorite, tried-and-true gift ideas for infants, toddlers, preschoolers, kids, partners, grandparents and more! Whether you are looking for big-ticket items, stocking stuffers, or anything in between, we’ve got you covered. To see our entire gift guide, including […] Read More
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Ep. 279 – Trying to Conceive When Money Is Tight

In the special segment “Checkin’ the Inbox,” Shanna and Laura answer listener questions about extended breastfeeding and weaning toddlers, trying to conceive when finances are tight, when to start gentle parenting with your infant and lots more! Also, Laura reports on taking her sons to see “Paw Patrol: The Mighty Movie” in the theater, and […] Read More
Big Fat Positive: A Pregnancy and Parenting Journey podcast

Bonus: Our 2022 Holiday Gift Guide

In this episode of the Big Fat Positive: A Pregnancy and Parenting Journey podcast, Shanna and Laura give you a head start with your holiday shopping by sharing some of their favorite, tried-and-true gift ideas for newborns, infants, toddlers, preschoolers, kids, partners, new parents, pregnant people and those trying to conceive. Our 2022 holiday gift […] Read More

Ep. 185: Sex After Kids. How Much is Normal?

Shanna and Laura answer more listener questions in part two of “Checkin’ the Inbox,” diving into the topics of trying to conceive, sex after kids, handling meltdowns and more! Also, Laura reports on some big verbal- and motor-skill developments in her 10-month-old, and Shanna discusses her three-year-old’s speech and hearing assessments. Finally, they share their […] Read More

Bonus: Shanna and Laura’s Holiday Gift Guide

Shanna and Laura give you a head start with your holiday shopping by discussing some of their very favorite items for newborns, infants, toddlers, preschoolers, new parents, pregnant people and those trying to conceive. They also share their plans for the upcoming holiday season. https://www.instagram.com/p/CHv8RGthMuD/?utm_source=ig_web_copy_link   Read More

Bonus: Laura’s TTC Diary

Laura and Shanna check in over the course of four months on Laura’s journey of trying to conceive baby number two. Laura shares from the moment she decided to take out her IUD to the moment she shared her BFP with Shanna. She discusses deciding with her husband to go for baby #2, some hiccups […] Read More

Bonus: More Burning Questions Answered, Part 2

In this special bonus episode, Shanna and Laura answer listener questions about conceiving through IVF, their babies’ nap schedules, the unexpected (and sometimes beautiful) things about new motherhood and much more. https://www.instagram.com/p/B6Bv1MHhvNw/?utm_source=ig_web_copy_link Read More

Ep. 21: When Getting Pregnant Is Hard AF

In this week’s “Big Topic,” Shanna discusses her journey of trying to conceive, which includes a long, circuitous route through infertility, pregnancy loss, reproductive endocrinologists and IVF. Laura discusses the intricate baby-name spreadsheet she created, and Shanna talks about her 32-week growth scan. The moms-to-be also reveal their BFPs and BFNs for the week. Laura […] Read More

Ep. 12: Baby Names, Bras and TTC!

In this week’s “Big Topic,” Laura discusses her journey of trying to conceive. Shanna discusses coming out with her pregnancy on social media, and Laura talks about the joys of nesting. The moms-to-be also reveal their BFPs and BFNs for the week. Laura is 19 weeks pregnant, and Shanna is 23 weeks pregnant. Read More