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Laura Broder

#88 – Becoming a Two-Kid Household



Past guest co-host Meredith returns to talk about going from one kid to two, and the changes that brings for the older sibling, discussing challenges around never getting Mommy and how her toddler in handling everything.  Caitlin talks about hiring a doula for her second birth and why she’s hoping for a VBAC.

We mentioned the Longest Shortest Time episode on vaginal childbirth: https://longestshortesttime.com/episode-110-risky-birth-ness

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Music: Hanami by Fabian Measures

#87 – Going Back to Work As a New Mom



This one’s for the working moms! Today I interview Ning Gao-Condon, founder of ChapterNext by Hudson Coterie. We discuss the struggles of adjusting back to professional life after the earthquake that is bringing a baby into your life. Ning emphasizes being articulate in your value would help you re-position well with your employer as a new mom who needs to juggle work and life. But a compelling story is also based on an authentic and powerful personal brand. Want to read more about this topic? Read a couple of articles on their site:  Personal Brand and Compelling Story, and follow them on Facebook here: https://www.facebook.com/HudsonCoterieWhereWomenFlourish/.

ChapterNext is a program for experienced and professional women who are contemplating a career change. Whether you desire greater work-life balance, higher net-worth, or the chance to pursue your passion, we provide self-paced, step-by-step exercises and personalized guidance to help you find the path forward and craft a compelling story for the market. Whatever your next step, we’re here to help make it happen.

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Tell us what your #igotthis and #idontgotthis moments are this week! Have a question or topic you’d like us to discuss? Tweet us @heymamapodcast or email us at heymamapodcast (at) gmail.com.

Music: Hanami by Fabian Measures

#86 – Being a “Put Together Mom”



UPDATE! After recording this Laura went into labor and gave birth to her sweet baby boy! Stay tuned for that whole story.  In the meantime, enjoy some single child Hey Mama podcasting. Caitlin talks about prep for her trip to London without her son, starting to look at pre-schools and the bittersweet thought of our toddlers getting bigger.  Laura talks about getting super-close to her due date and we both talk about how cute and fun our toddlers have been lately, and their little personalities emerging.

Join us on our 30 day challenge with fitness instructor Sherri Norige, of https://shapedbysherri.com & get 50% off with our promo code HEYMAMA50.

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#85 – Night Terrors and Scheduling Terrors



Caitlin talks about her inability to manage her schedule these days, and Laura updates us on Charlie’s swearing and her thoughts about the topic, as well as night terrors that Charlie has had.  Our #idontgotthis moments revolve around bedtime and the aforementioned struggle with schedules and anxiety.

Join us on our 30 day challenge with fitness instructor Sherri Norige, of https://shapedbysherri.com & get 50% off with our promo code HEYMAMA50.

Follow us on Twitter @heymamapodcast & like our Facebook page Hey Mama Podcast

Give us 5 stars in iTunes if you like what you hear!

Tell us what your #igotthis and #idontgotthis moments are this week! Have a question or topic you’d like us to discuss? Tweet us @heymamapodcast or email us at heymamapodcast (at) gmail.com.

Music: Hanami by Fabian Measures

#84 – Pregnant Lady Chat



We open the show giving updates on our pregnancies – latest checkups, overeager ultrasound techs, and news about VBACs and IVF babies. 

Join us on our 30 day challenge with fitness instructor Sherri Norige, of https://shapedbysherri.com & get 50% off with our promo code HEYMAMA50.

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#83 – More Swearing and Bro Peanut Galleries



Join us on our 30 day challenge with fitness instructor Sherri Norige, of https://shapedbysherri.com & get 50% off with our promo code HEYMAMA50. 

We open the show talking about swim lesson locker rooms and our former single lives and the locker room nudity and talk a bit more about swearing and our approaches. We also talk about a joint #idontgotthis in a bagel store that turns into a rant about other patrons manners.  Men, how about showing sympathy to moms??

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#82 – Fitness & Nutrition Tips from ShapedbySherri



Today we kick off a 30 day challenge with fitness instructor Sherri Norige, of https://shapedbysherri.com.  She created a web-based, at home monthly subscription fitness program with video instructions. Her videos feature holistic movements that are thread together seamlessly to keep your heart rate up and to beat boredom.  Hey Mama Podcast listeners get an amazing discount: 50% off her monthly subscription, with the promo code HEYMAMA50! Join us for the challenge here: https://shapedbysherri.com/getshaped/ and message us what you think!

Other ways to find Sherri:

https://twitter.com/shapedbysherri

https://www.facebook.com/ShapedBySherri/

https://www.instagram.com/shapedbysherri_/

http://www.pinterest.com/shapedbysherri_

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Baby Registry Checklist

Congratulations! You’re pregnant. Hopefully you’ve made it out of the first trimester with your dignity intact, and you’re starting to feel better.

So, your registry. Do you need one? Well, most people do. Loved ones and friends are going to buy you stuff, whether you have a shower or not. So it’s best to have a list for them to buy from, instead of having them go rouge (this is also my advice re: wedding registries).

Keep reading to find out what you do and don’t need on your registry. We’ve also compiled all this information into a spreadsheet, so head over there to see our advice in all its tabulated glory. This post will summarize the essential items, but the spreadsheet has the whole kit and caboodle. Please feel free to download the spreadsheet and make it your own!

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#81 – Naked Chat & More Potty Training



Laura opens the show talking about even more prep she’s done to get ready for baby #2. She also can spackle! We talk about what we brought to the hospital that was helpful. We talk about whether we are naked around the house people. Caitlin discusses her recent anatomy scan, and gives a potty training update.

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#80 – Prepping for the Potty?



We talk about our weeks as usual, including Laura’s prep for #2 and some big new things for Charlie. Caitlin updates on her plan for starting potty training her son. Tune in to hear what Laura and Caitlin’s not so secret YouTube obsessions are.

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