#57 – Swearing Toddlers?



We talk about ages and birthdays, bad nights with our toddlers, road travel and more! Caitlin catches Laura up on a hectic week. We discuss differing approaches to parenting in general and adult language in particular.

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#56 – Toddler Personalities & Discipline



Laura talks about her mysteriously fastidious son, who is quite particular about tidiness. We talk about toddler behavior and how excited we get when our kids behave well. As usual, we end up talking about what and how much our kids our eating and how they’re behaving.

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#55 – Even More Epic Adventuring



We open the show by catching up on recent trips and update each other on the latest goings-on, including a stressful travel story.  Caitlin gives an IVF update and we somehow veer off into talking about the rhythm method.

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#54 – Ask an OB-GYN!



We continue our Ask a? series with a great conversation with Dr. Reut Moyal and Dr. Dhruti Mehta on topics ranging from c-sections, to contraception, to post-partum mood changes.  Listen in as we pick their brains and get great info on birth plans and more. 

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#53 – Disturbing Barbie Play



Laura and Caitlin begin this week’s episode by calling out some unsupportive family members. Then Caitlin describes her debilitating neck pain and guess what…Charlie’s sick again! Laura has a completely irrational freak out and the mamas describe the weird stuff they did with Barbies and at summer camp.

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#52 – Epic Winter Adventuring



Caitlin and Laura recount the epic adventure that was a recent vacation together in a snowy forest cabin and the challenges that come with suiting yourself AND a toddler in snow pants.

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Music: Hanami by Fabian Measures

#51 – Naps and Slaps




Laura opens the show describing what every young toddler mom dreads – a skipped nap. Both Caitlin and Laura talk about another podcaster who recently became a mom and reminisce about their own birth stories and the amnesia about labor and early motherhood that sets in after you’re through the hardest first months.  #idontgotthis revolves around our toddlers being sneaky in different ways. Our #igotthis moments find us patting ourselves on our backs for thinking ahead.

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Music: Hanami by Fabian Measures

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#ILikeThis: Milkies Milk Saver

When I was nursing, I never had the greatest supply and on top of that my son was a terrible weight gainer (ahem, not like his mama). For a couple of months after he was born, I would nurse him, put him down and pop on the pump immediately after to get anything left for additional bottle feeding in between nursing.  Needless to say, as someone who chose to exclusively breastfeed, every drop of my milk was precious. Anyone who’s breastfed or pumped in any capacity will surely understand, if nothing else because you want to make this uncomfortable, time consuming, occasionally painful activity of someone or something squeezing stuff out of you worthwhile. Keep Reading

#50 – Dumb Parents & Sleeping Babies



Laura and Caitlin discuss recent sleep issues they are having with their toddlers, Caitlin’s being self-inflicted.  There’s an IVF update and #igotthis and #idontgotthis moments, the latter about boneheaded moves around food.  Laura has 2 #ilikethis items so tune in to hear her recommendations.

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#49 – Shade is a Universal Language

**If you’re podcast player downloaded a 15 minute version of this episode, delete and redownload. We mention in the description that the show is slightly shorter than normal, but we didn’t mean THAT short!



Caitlin gives a not-so-great IVF update, involving a moderate amount of uncertainty. Laura recounts a day that went from bad to worse. We talk about the precedents we set when we cave to tantrums.  Today’s episode is slightly shorter than usual, a result of a those curious toddler fingers! Keep Reading