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Laura Broder

#37 – Daylight Savings Time: Drop Dead



In a low key show, Laura and Caitlin open the show by talking about how much Daylight Savings Time sucks when you’re a parent. Laura is dealing with a literally poopy situation and generally family illnesses. We wonder what the definition of diarrhea is when you have a toddler (listeners?). Caitlin discussing the mood lifting effects of exercise.  They both commiserate about how unprepared they were for daylight savings time.

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#36 – Mom Guilt, Resentment and Partner Dynamics



We open the show talking about fevers and the best medicine regimen for us when this happens (we’re not doctors – consult your pediatrician for what works for your kid!).  Laura hearts her daycare and talks about some sweet moments she witnessed this week.  We then spend much of the pod talking about a listener question from someone who just went back to work and is dealing with feelings of resentment.

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#35 – Behavior, Diets and Walking: Oh My!

Caitlin and Laura talk about baby bullies and loners, and how their sons have been acting lately. Then they talk about diets (specifically low carb and no carb no sugar diets) – at which point we actually talk about delicious food we can’t have, of course!  Caitlin’s #idontgotthis revolved around what was on the floor, while Laura’s has to do with what’s walking on it.

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#34 – Toddler-tastic

Laura and Caitlin open the show by discussing old flames and online dating. Laura’s #idontgotthis revolves around the challenges of The Nap, while Caitlin’s is diaper rash related – warning, there’s poop involved! But to be honest, when isn’t poop involved?

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Music: Hanami by Fabian Measures

#33 – It Takes a Village



Laura and Caitlin compliment each other’s parenting, with a special mention to Laura’s husband, Tim for being an awesome temporary dad to Caitlin’s son.  We talk toddler falls, teething, sleeping, nap transitions and Caitlin talks about the difficulties of having a partner who works long hours.

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#32 – Irrational Fears!



Caitlin talks about solo parenting when you have a late-working spouse and relates how good her toddler with his ring bearer duties. Laura’s usually great sleeper had a weird night, transitioning from two naps to one, and hormonal stuff around stopping breastfeeding that surprised her.

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Sleep Training: Maintaining Your Sleep Plan

So you’ve done all the hard work: you’ve read a book, made a plan, and executed a sleep training program. Bedtime routine is relaxing and fun. He’s going to bed at the same time every night. He’s sleeping through the night consistently! You feel like you have your life back!

And now you’re going on vacation. Will this totally fuck everything up? Maybe. But probably not. Read on for our tips! Keep Reading

#31 – Beauty & Hair Talk with Guest Co-host Toni



Laura is away for the week so today Caitlin talks to guest co-host Toni about fast beauty for moms (or anyone, really) who are tired, running after littles, or just in need of quick tips for putting themselves together in the morning.  Enjoy! (We apologize for the banging about in the audio, the babies really wanted our attention today!)

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#30 – Who Pooped Here?



Laura talks about ending something that’s been a big part of her life for the past few years, good news in her professional life and new developments in Charlie’s life. Caitlin details her first-ever panic attack, gross poop-related discoveries, and the benefits of therapy.

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#29 – Snacking and Reading



Laura and Caitlin talk about their favorite snacks, chips and dip and co-workers who raid snack cabinets, and then talk about books they are reading right now.  Listen in for book recommendations and unhealthy but DELICIOUS snack talk.

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