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Laura Broder

#75 – Pay No Attention to the Toddlers!



Laura talks about what she did to feel better about the impending birth of her second baby. Caitlin recaps her family reunion adventures and we both commiserate about how our kids mess with us when we’re solo parenting.

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 Music: Hanami by Fabian Measures

#74 – Second Baby Worries



Laura walks through more of her anxieties around having a second baby (drink!) and the preparation or lack thereof that is also making her overwhelmed. Caitlin talks about why she decided to quit her job on maternity leave. We’re both in a toddler food rut – send us your food ideas!

 

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Music: Hanami by Fabian Measures

#73 – Raising the Kid You Want



We open the show talking about recent toddler behavior at parties, and we had another Hey Mama family birthday! We also talk about worrying about what kind of kids our toddlers are going to be, Laura’s feelings about having a second child and her fears around loving the second as much as she does the first.

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#72 – Second Birthdays & Some Beaching!



Someone had a birthday! Laura recaps Charlie’s 2nd birthday, blissfully free of any grandparent awkwardness. She also talks some sleeping issues they’ve been having, while Caitlin talks about her lack of self control with food and how David broke her one day.

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Music: Hanami by Fabian Measures

Books About Difficult Topics

Here’s a list I sincerely hope you never have to use. We would all love to insulate our children from life’s tragedies, but unfortunately, we can’t always. If tough stuff hits your family, reading about it can help kids process. It also gives you an important intro into discussing things that can be hard to bring up.

The books are geared towards kids ages 2-5. Thanks again to Cara Aloisio, LCSW for compiling this list! Keep Reading

#71 – Adventures in Wardrobe Malfunctions



We open the show discussing some pre-baby wardrobe malfunctions, and some VERY PUBLIC butt crack.  We talk about a recent beach day, and give tips on good beach snacks. We wonder aloud how toddlers get rest from 2 minute naps, and how to transition into a toddler bed.

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#70 – Urban Myths & Yelling Toddlers



If you’re playing the Hey Mama drinking game, drink! Charlie got sick again – Laura talks about that, and Caitlin talks about feeling conflicted about her enjoyment/dislike for this age of toddlerhood. #ilikethis revolves around committing to an idea in the face of evidence that you should bail.

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Music: Hanami by Fabian Measures

#69 – Ask a Nutritionist (& Another OB/GYN!)



We are so lucky to be back at New York-Presbyterian Lawrence to talk to their staff Registered Dietitian and another OB/GYN who Caitlin peppered with nutrition-related questions for pregnant women and post-partum weight considerations.

NewYork-Presbyterian/Lawrence Hospital has a long and well-established history of providing superior healthcare to the residents of southern Westchester County and its surrounding communities. The 288-bed hospital joined the NewYork-Presbyterian Regional Hospital Network in 2014 and offers a renovated Maternity Department. For more information, visit www.nyp.org/lawrence

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Music: Hanami by Fabian Measures

#68 – Who is Steph Curry?



We open the show by Caitlin talking about her puking kid, and Laura talks about trying to work on getting ready for baby #2.  We also discuss the basketball players Laura knows, and being a chill mom.

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Music: Hanami by Fabian Measures

Books About Transitions

Transitions! They happen all the time. One of the best ways to prepare kids for transitions to is read books about the situation, before it happens. Below is a list of books for specific types of transitions. They are geared towards kids ages 2-5. Thanks to Cara Aloisio, LCSW for compiling this list! Keep Reading