State of Play – Trophy Kids

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Welcome to our first episode in our new format! We reviewed the HBO documentary, State of Play – Trophy Kids. We hope you enjoy our own insights into over zealous parents and their interest in their children’s sports.  Here is the synopsis from HBO’s website: State of Play is a cutting-edge documentary series from filmmaker Peter… Continue reading State of Play – Trophy Kids

What Moms Hate the Most

We don’t always admit that there are things we must do as moms that we completely hate. We want to hide, secretly roll our eyes, or pretend we absolutely love it while moaning on the inside. This episode covers all of that! Sarah and Pamela discuss the things they hate the most with motherhood. Please… Continue reading What Moms Hate the Most

Shoot the S*** – Riley is here!

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We are back together after a slight recording hiatus because baby Riley is here. Sarah recalls her birth story with Riley and how she is doing. He even joins us in the recording with his adorable baby whimpers (in case you hear them). Pamela did have some random crap from the internet, since it had… Continue reading Shoot the S*** – Riley is here!

The Mental Load – Part 2

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Happy weekend listeners! This week, we are picking up where we left off discussing the mental load and its effects on women, especially mothers. Part 2 covers how to have difficult conversations about the mental load with our spouses and practical steps you can take to begin rebalancing the priorities. So grab a light or… Continue reading The Mental Load – Part 2

Parent Fails

In our episode today, we discuss “parent fails” or incidents where parents have good intentions but those intentions fall short or fail completely. Like the perfect family photo that isn’t so perfect. Or a bad clothing decision for your child, especially on picture day. Or even letting something slip and your child keeps repeating those… Continue reading Parent Fails

Helicopter Parenting Pros & Cons

This week we are discussing the hot topic of “helicopter” parenting and discuss the pros and cons of this parenting style. We also provide a high-level of detail of other parenting styles. In this episode, there are many different definitions of “helicopter” parenting and we discuss them all. Again, this episode is not meant for… Continue reading Helicopter Parenting Pros & Cons

Discipline for Children – Part 2

Today, we continue our discussion on discipline for children. In this second part, we discuss corporal punishment and positive reinforcement techniques. We also discuss the ups and downs of raising a strong-willed child and how discipline and punishment are a little for those children. Show notes:Spanking / Corporal PunishmentParenting the Strong Willed Child: 5 Discipline… Continue reading Discipline for Children – Part 2

Raising Kids in the Digital Age

The world is a lot different from when we were kids. Technology was mostly for fun or schoolwork (Oregon Trail!) but now, children are immersed in technology from birth with smartphones, streaming services, tablets, computers, etc. So how do you monitor and connect with your kids in this technology/digitally-driven world? This week, we break down… Continue reading Raising Kids in the Digital Age