#65 – Peer Permission?



Happy Memorial Day! We talk about screen time, toy possessiveness, and a few gross #idontgotthis moments. Get through your holiday weekend return drive with our help!

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Music: Hanami by Fabian Measures

#64 – Ask a Child Psychologist! (Pt. 2)



Enjoy the second half of our conversation with Dr. Nilofer Naqvi, this time covering the big topic of potty training, transitioning to a toddler bed and more! Really fascinating insights on potty training, which sure blew our newbie mom minds. Again, send us any questions that this episode may have triggered!

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#63 – Ask a Child Psychologist!



We are so excited to welcome Dr. Nilofer Naqvi to the podcast. Dr. Naqvi has been a school psychologist and is also an Assistant Professor in Psychology at Iona College.  She answers listener questions about early childhood behavior, in this episode covering tantrums and cultural and racial sensitivity issues with children.  Stay tuned at the end of the episode for a very special announcement from one of us and submit any follow up questions that you may have for Dr. Naqvi at heymamapodcast (at) gmail.com.

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#62 – It’s a Phase



You can put your drinks down – this week we talk about great parenting #igotthismoments, that feeling when you can just sit down and let your toddler enjoy the playground, and having our boys start to show glimmers of independence. We have a bit of mom beauty chat if that’s your thing too!

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#61 – Just One of Those Weeks



Laura opens the show with *drink* an emotionally draining story about a bad week with her toddler.  But, don’t worry, it has a sweet moment at the end. We spend a lot of the show talking about dealing with toddler tantrums and how they make you feel like a parenting failure. Caitlin talks about renovating with a young toddler.

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Introducing Solids

Obligatory disclaimer: WE ARE NOT DOCTORS! Check with your pediatrician before changing any aspect of your child’s diet.

On this week’s episode, we reminisce about starting solids. Below we’ve compiled our thoughts and other resources on the subject. Keep Reading

#60 – Introducing Solids



We open the show discussing our thoughts/responses to April the Giraffe’s labor and delivery of her baby.  We give dispatches from the “NO” front, and Laura explains how Charlie is 2 going on 16. We spend the bulk of the show answering a user’s question about introducing solids, and discussing putting together a will.

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

Music: Hanami by Fabian Measures

#59 – Wild and Crazy Nights Out



Ok, maybe a little less wild than they used to be! Caitlin and Laura talk about respective upcoming celebratory plans and discuss the super-fun suburban ragers they’re having in their thirties. Laura tells a funny story of a face-off she recently had with Charlie. Guess who won?

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#ILikeThis: Nursing Apparel

Ah, nursing apparel, the sexiest of clothing and undergarments. My husband could barely keep his hands off of me!  Said no one, ever. While nursing apparel ain’t the hottest of clothing, your “regular” shirts’ collars will thank you.  Like anything related to early infancy, there are a ton of options and things can get overwhelming pretty quickly.  Let’s chat about our recommendations! Keep Reading