Vanessa and Elizabeth have a rather dark check in (shout out to The Mental Illness Happy Hour!) before discussing their good/bad/funnies (sunny daycare drop offs! Feeling better all around! / Night wakings! Adorable sleep regression!/ Poop nearly in the potty! The hershey kiss of fecal matter!) Then they give their unqualified advice to listener questions about whether to take a full time job and sacrifice family time or not, whether or not to have a second baby shower, and how to approach the delicate subject of TV time with your child’s daycare? Enjoy!
Back in the Mommy saddle times two! Couldn’t do it without the eloquent and good-smelling VANESSA RAGLAND! We discuss car birth, two kids and our good/bad/funnies before giving our unqualified advice to listener questions about the fear of passing on mental illness as a qualifier in whether or not to have children, and how to heal a marriage that post partum has had a rocky start? Enjoy!
She’s an actress, improvisor and mother to Maggie – triple threat TARA COPELAND is cohost today! We discuss our joint venture in baby safety training, and how that paid off, plus our good/bad/funnies (Communicating with kindness! Sweet to bugs!/Sleep struggles! Mom friend nostalgia!/ The power of KEITH! Mom fog rollin’ in!) Then we give our unqualified advice to a listener question about a mother in law who is circumcision obsessed!
Elizabeth good friend and multi-hyphenate, LeeLee Pitts is back to cohost, discussing the start of school, why time outs should be time-ins, and of course our good/bad/funnies! (Full sentences! School success! Judging other parents! Reaching a breaking point! Ruby wil fix it! Telling jokes!) Then we give our unqualified advice to listener questions about dealing with family fueled jealousy over a sister’s pregnancy, how to handle a challenging child while struggling to face your own mortality, and what’s the perfect response to those annoying, “when are you having kids” questions? Enjoy!
Elizabeth’s new mom friend, the lovely actress Natalie Smyka is cohost this week! We discuss our good/bad/funnies (Memory books for deceased loved ones! Excitement for travel! Bath poops! Hair wash failures! Mistaking ancient men for Dada! Odd pregnancy symptoms!) before giving our unqualified advice to listener questions about pet love after baby, how to plan for mother/mother in law visits after birth, whether Elizabeth is dealing with guilt in adding a second child, how to handle the grief that bubbles up with motherless motherhood, and how to connect with a nephew who lives across the country? Enjoy!