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#106 – Caitlin’s Second Birth Story



Listeners, she’s back! Caitlin returns to the podcast to tell the story of how her enormous second son Joseph was born. Hear about how it went down, her stay in the hospital, and how shit hit the fan with her house AGAIN.

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Music: Hanami by Fabian Measures

#105 – Ask an Oncologist!



This week we talk to Laura’s good friend Dr. Amy Alexander, a Gynecologic Oncology Fellow at Northwestern. We talk about lady cancer, how to spot it, and how to treat it. We also talk about how to find a good doctor and what to do with your uterus when you’re done having kids.

 

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#104 – The Hell that is Two Children



Laura is joined by her husband Tim this week for a show about life with two kids. They discuss their evolving nighttime routine, why the weekends are hard, and just in general: life with two kids is not relaxing.

Tim also tells the listeners about his app: Kidfund! Visit kidfund.us/heymama to get started and receive $5 in your Kidfund. Tweet @heymamapodcast and @kidfund with “#igotthis” to receive an additional $20.

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#103 – Gender with Nikki of Every Bean



On today’s episode Laura interviews Nikki Yeager, Founder of Every Bean Boutique. We have a wide ranging discussion about gender and society’s thoughts about it. The influence on our kids is so profound, and we don’t even realize it!

Check out Every Bean Boutique and use the code 5OFF for $5 off your first order! Also, follow their Facebook page for interesting posts about kids and gender.

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Music: Hanami by Fabian Measures

#102 – Caitlin’s Last Episode (for a little bit)



Enjoy Caitlin’s last episode before her son was born! She’s working through the ups and downs (mostly downs) of trying to have a VBAC. And also, you’ll never believe what David did one week before his brother was born. Laura recaps her trip to MA?.DRINK! several members of her family got sick. Caitlin signs off as a mother of one!

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Music: Hanami by Fabian Measures

#101 – Does motherhood make you boring?



We open the show discussing Laura’s upcoming car trip with both boys…wish her luck! Caitlin continues to be pregnant and full of rage. She’s trying to stay in the moment and enjoy her new washer/dryer. The show ends on a tearful note, as Laura laments how small her life feels right now. But she’s trying to combat that feeling and stay in touch with old friends.

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#99 – Rage Against the Potty Training



Caitlin talks about how the late pregnancy hormones are manifesting for her (RAGE and WORRY) and Laura is deeeeep in potty training world and living the dream (pees). We both discuss the logistics of enjoying newborn snuggles when you have a toddler.

Laura’s using Oh Crap! Potty Training

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Music: Hanami by Fabian Measures

#98 – Preparing For & Juggling Two Kids



Caitlin talks about getting ready for baby and the latest around her delivery decisions. Laura talks about how different her toddler is when she has her phone out vs. when she doesn’t. We both complain about the impossibility of talking to another adult when having a toddler who demands your attention.

Stuff we talked about: Boon drying rack

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 Music: Hanami by Fabian Measures

 

#97 – Christmas/Holiday Recap



Caitlin and Laura open the show with a few inappropriate work comments they’ve made in the past, but then spend much of the episode recapping how their respective Christmas holidays went. We also talk about New Year’s Eve and the changes having young kids brings to the holiday.

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Music: Hanami by Fabian Measures

#96 – Christmas Magic & Paternity Leave Chat


Keeping the magic of Christmas alive on this episode as we recorded it just before the holiday! We open the show talking about losing the magic of Christmas as older children ourselves and Laura talks about starting to see the magic emerge for Charlie, mostly around the idea of PRESENTS. Caitlin ponders how to create Hanukkah traditions for the family and the struggle of nighttime holiday presents and candy.

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