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Laura Broder

#48 – Toddlers Though


We open the show talking about recent 18 month pediatrician appointments, and the general feedback about talking, weight and development. Our #idontgotthis moments are unsurprisingly about the challenges of having toddlers and their generally wild behavior. Laura’s #igotthis revolves around creatively tiring out a little one.

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#47 – IVF Jokes Are Cool, Right?


Caitlin talks about her recent visit to the IVF clinic and wonders whether she made a few too many inappropriate jokes, and Laura’s #idontgotthis may want you to run to the bathroom immediately to wash your hands. We both reminisce about the times we’ve compared and despaired, and how unhelpful comparing children at this age is.     

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#46 – BUBBLES


Laura covers her terrible, horrible, no-good, very bad New Year’s, but we promise it’s a funny (at least it is now) story to everyone except for maybe Tim. Caitlin updates on the IVF process and her feelings about that thus far. We both go through our #igotthis and #idontgotthis moments, which mostly involve overcoming negative emotions. Charlie chimes in with his opinion on, you guessed it, b-u-b-b-l-e-s.

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#45 – Strollers AKA Impossible Puzzles


This week we finally get to some listeners’ #igotthis and #idontgotthis moments (so, so sorry)! We also recap how Christmas morning went and Laura describes an alarming family holiday decoration that of course Charlie was fascinated with.

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#44 – Christmastime Catch-up


We spend a very chatty podcast catching up on holiday plans and recent news in our lives. There was so much to talk about we didn’t even get to #igotthis or #igotthis moments – we’ll return to these next week.  We spent too much time on going out horror stories and an apology that Caitlin had for Laura.  Happy New Year everyone – we hope your 2017 is better and brighter, not to mention filled with perfectly behaved children.

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#43 – Merry Everything Mamas!



We’re off this week, but will be back next week with a new episode.  Enjoy your holidays and we hope you have a minimum stress holiday season!

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#42 – International Travel and Domestic Holidays

Caitlin is back from London! We catch up on how the international flights went, and discussed the time change, what Caitlin did while there, and why David licked the airport floor. Laura recaps her week, with a story of visiting a Nativity play and how it did not go as planned. #igotthis and #idontgotthis revolves around traveling with a toddler and living with a toddler.

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#41 – Baby Fight Club with Guest Co-Host Meredith


Caitlin’s abroad, so Laura is joined by her dear friend Meredith. They discuss what happens when two aggressive babies meet in the thunderdome (aka a play date), why we wish it were 1972, and what on earth they’ll do with baby number two. There’s poop talk and hey, Laura figured out how to add music to the podcast!

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#40 – Thanksgiving Stories


The week’s episode has us dealing with holiday stress and toddlers who don’t get the memo that a) Thanksgiving food is delicious and b) it is a holiday for vegging.  We both had some aggravating family moments and dealt with non-baby proofed homes for the holidays. Caitlin discusses some early potty training she may try and Laura reveals why Charlie hides behind the couch.

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The #39 – Toddlers = Your Drunk College Friend


We open the show by discussing a good strategy for handling a melting down toddler at home, and how it is good for toddlers to have set boundaries. But that’s so hard! We talk about our weeks as usual, and Laura uses the word “jumper”. We also discuss the impending decisions we have to make – Christmas tree or no?

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