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Interview with Jennifer Moss (The Baby Names Podcast)

9/21/2018
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We're back after having a short break. We have another wonderful guest on this week's episode. Sarah and Pamela had the pleasure of interviewing baby name expert, Jennifer Moss! Jennifer is the founder and CEO of BabyNames.com, and author of The One-In-A-Million Baby Names Book and The Baby Names Workbook. With the help of her website, she has helped tens of thousands of expecting parents choose the perfect name for their babies. And finally, she’s the co-host of The Baby Names Podcast along...

Duration:00:49:08

Children’s Movies from the 1980’s

9/7/2018
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This week we are continuing our mini-series of favorite children's movies. As previously mentioned in our episode covering movies from the 1970's, there are so many children's movies out there, so we decided to break them down by decade and eliminated any animated Disney movies. This week is children's movies from the 1980's. Pamela was a child of the 80's, so she breaks down all over her favorites, by genre and tells us who were her childhood crushes! We get silly again with our random...

Duration:01:14:12

How Having Children Changes Your Marriage

8/31/2018
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We all hear how a baby changes everything, but no one realizes it until they have a newborn and there is a new dynamic in your household. Priorities shift, communication changes, and well...your marriage has changed. It isn't always in a bad way either. This episode Sarah and Pamela break down how having children changes things in your marriage. Some of it is good and some of it is...not so great. We discuss this touchy subject with a whole lot of laughs and alcohol, of course. And also...

Duration:00:50:15

Interview with Ashley Koff from Take Out with Ashley and Robyn Podcast

8/24/2018
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We have a special guest for this week's episode, Ashley Koff! Ashley is an award-winning nutrition expert and advocate with over 20 year’s experience as a dietician and educator for healthcare providers. She has developed and optimized better nutrition tools to help patients and practitioners get the best results from their nutrition. She's also an author "Mom Energy", the CEO of The Better Nutrition Program, and co-host of the “Take Out with Ashley and Robyn Podcast.” The Better Nutrition...

Duration:01:14:00

Favorite Children’s Movies – 1970’s

8/17/2018
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This week we are starting a mini-series of favorite children's movies. There are so many children's movies out there, so we decided to break them down by decade and eliminated any animated Disney movies. Even though the 1970's was before our time, these movies are still classics that are solid children's movies we recommend for your families. We also get a little silly with our random stuff from the internet and enjoy our beverage a little too much! Show links: What are “Children’s Movies”?...

Duration:01:18:24

Pregnancy Misconceptions in TV and Movies

8/10/2018
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Have you ever watched an episode of your favorite show and think "hmmm, that baby is a little too big to be a newborn?" Or how about rolling your eyes over some misinformation about pregnancy in a movie? Well Sarah and Pamela have a blast dissecting how both television and movies commonly misrepresent pregnancy and birth. They even discuss some movies and television that got it right...mostly. As always, Pamela has her random stuff from the internet and they share a new yummy drink. Maybe a...

Duration:01:23:41

Endless Chores

8/3/2018
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Laundry, the NEW neverending story...or maybe it's the dishes or organizing your closet, whatever the household chore may be, you probably dread doing it. Sarah and Pamela discuss the most dreaded household chores and what it could possibly say about your personality and how to get around avoiding the housework altogether. Pamela also shares some research studies that may have been a total waste of time. Have a good listen and laugh and hopefully you can relate. Show links: 8 dumbest...

Duration:00:55:09

Interview with Sarah’s Mom

7/27/2018
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This is a special Motherhood on Tap episode with a special guest. Sarah interviewed her mom, Connie Kincius Griner, to gain some insights what her life was like when she was a working mom. Her mom kindly shares some stories with us. Key topics Sarah discusses with her mom: Motherhood: Expectations vs. Reality Most memorable stories from early motherhood Items she wished were around when her children were little Being a parent vs. being a grandparent Her professional life as a practicing...

Duration:00:40:32

Pregnancy Discrimination – Part 2

7/19/2018
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In Part 2 of this discussion, Sarah and Pamela discuss some personal experiences we have had regarding pregnancy discrimination and the New York Times article that started this whole conversation between us. Full disclosure...we are on fire for this topic! So grab a drink and see if you agree. Show links: NY Times article CNN story on Walmart employee U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission Top 8 Examples of Pregnancy Discrimination When bosses discriminate EEOC Enforcement Guideline on...

Duration:01:01:18

Pregnancy Discrimination – Part 1

7/13/2018
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We're back...and taking on another important issue, pregnancy discrimination. In Part 1 of this discussion, Sarah and Pamela break down what pregnancy discrimination is, what rights pregnant women have in the United States, and what we all can do if we observe any potential discrimination. In Part 2, we discuss some personal experiences we have had and the New York Times article that started this whole conversation between us. Full disclosure...we are on fire for this topic! So grab a drink...

Duration:00:58:48

Mom-juries!

6/29/2018
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A mystery bruise that won't go away, a busted lip, sprained ankle, back aches, and on and on. All moms experience the injuries that come with motherhood. Sarah and Pamela discuss all the mom injuries (or "mom-juries") they have experienced and some other common ones they have not. Sarah also brings up that dads can get injured too. Also, as promised, Pamela has found some strange research studies that she shares. We also announce the start of our Patreon page! Hope you all enjoy!

Duration:01:03:45

Sorry, not sorry

6/22/2018
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As a mother, we all have felt the need to apologize for something. A messy house, an unruly child, lack of time, etc. But have you reached a point where you're not going to apologize anymore? In this episode, Sarah and Pamela discuss what they won't apologize for anymore. No more guilt, no more shame. Pull up a chair and tasty beverage and see if you agree. Show links: German couple married in tightrope wedding Florida man chugged can of beer during DUI stop Czech president torches...

Duration:01:13:06

Maybe, baby?

6/15/2018
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So, we all get the question, "are you having any more?" Or we hear, "c'mon just have one more baby" and many, many other phrases about having another child. But should you? This week, Pamela discusses her desire to have one more child, but lists the roadblocks facing her and her husband right now. Sarah discusses how many children she may want in the future and discusses when is a good age gap between siblings. We also have a little fun with some online quizzes and Pamela found some...

Duration:01:03:24

Infants are terrifying!

6/7/2018
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Becoming a mom is so exciting and terrifying at the same time! In this episode, Sarah dives into what the scariest parts of having an infant are and Pamela chimes in when her girls were babies. We also discuss the changes to the Miss America pag…um…competition, and ice cream flavored beer. Full disclosure: We had … Continue reading Infants are terrifying! →

Duration:00:40:18

Technical Difficulties

6/1/2018
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Sorry, no new episode this week due to technical difficulties. But thanks to motherhood, we learn to adapt. We have improved our sound quality for our first 4 episodes and would love for you to listen again! We will be back next Friday, June 8 for more shenanigans!

Duration:00:01:00

Exercise…who has the time?

5/24/2018
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We all know that a healthy lifestyle and exercise is crucial for a healthy life and it is always something in the back of a mom’s mind. How do you fit it in? Is it really THAT important after having a baby? Sarah and Pamela discuss how beneficial exercise is postpartum and how can someone … Continue reading Exercise…who has the time? →

Duration:01:13:03

Favorite Children’s Books

5/17/2018
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Goodnight Moon, Harry Potter series, Peter Rabbit, or Charlotte’s Web…which one is your favorite? This episode we get back to the “fluffier” side of things with our discussion of our favorite books as children and what we like to read to our children too. We also discuss the books that are ranked the greatest children’s … Continue reading Favorite Children’s Books →

Duration:01:21:49

Postpartum Depression

5/15/2018
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Welcome back! We’re giving you all a special treat with a second episode. This episode we are discussing postpartum depression, anxiety, bipolar, and OCD disorders. We also discuss our own personal experiences and treatment. Our hope is to remove the stigma behind discussing PPD, as well as other mental health issues, so that others will … Continue reading Postpartum Depression →

Duration:01:23:25