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Expectations: Holiday Parties and Gatherinngs

11/14/2018
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Hannah and Renee talk about the upcoming holiday season and how to balance their own expectations of what makes the perfect family or friend get-together. Of course we mention The Lazy Genius' approach because she's brilliant, but we also talk about how we plan to change things from last year.

Duration:00:28:24

Expectations: Family Trips

11/6/2018
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Traveling with family is hard. Parents, spouses, kids, babies--It seems like everyone has different expectations of how it should go. What happens when you're not on the same page as your spouse? What about explicitly stated expectations? Why are relationships so hard?

Duration:00:32:34

Kidshit - Yes, it's all one word. Toys, clothes, shoes, art projects it's all kidshit

10/30/2018
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Kids come with an extraordinary amount of shit. So much STUFF. Toys and clothes and bedding and more toys, and dishes, and cups. And with the holidays closing in, Hannah and Renee talk about the joys--and the difficulties of getting rid of things. Especially when your kids are attached to every Happy Meal toy they've ever received.

Duration:00:27:12

Badass Moms Part 1: Molly Weasley

10/23/2018
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Listen, there are a lot of badass moms out there. They are stay at home moms. They are working moms. They come in all shapes and sizes. But is there one more magical than Molly Weasley? Mrs. Weasley basically parents the entire wizarding rebellion against Voldemort. And she teaches us some important lessons about love, commitment, acceptance, and fighting through your pain. She's truly badass and we aspire to be like her.

Duration:00:35:17

Celebrating Halloween with little kids

10/9/2018
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A fall chill in the air can mean only one thing! Costumes, trick or treating, and chocolate. Lots of chocolate. This week we talk about Halloween traditions, family costumes, and Neil Patrick Harris family's perfect costumes.

Duration:00:34:23

19. Drawing Boundaries: Parents, Grandparents and the art of saying "No" for the sake of the kids

10/2/2018
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Hannah and Renee talk about how hard it is to draw boundaries. Especially when it comes to your parents and in-laws. Usually they are just trying to be kind and loving--and that's when it's hardest. But sometimes they like to give your kids a bag full of choking hazards for Christmas. Or they want you to stay at their house way past bedtime, causing epic meltdowns. We're not claiming to have any tips for saying "no" to your parents, but we can certainly give you a place to commiserate....

Duration:00:42:10

18. Time away from kids: Sometimes you love your kids so much you pay a babysitter to take them away from you

9/18/2018
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One of the weird paradoxes of parenting is the need to get away from your kids. Babysitters, kid swaps, grandparents, daycare, there are many possibilities, but what actually works.

Duration:00:38:40

17. Embarassing Kids: Why must they always swear in public?

9/11/2018
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Kids say the darndest things. At the worst possible moment. It's science. Hannah and Renee share some of their more cringeworthy stories. Thanks to Wendy Child (http://wendychildmusic.com/) for the music! Be sure to check out her new song "Suitcase". Follow us on social media. Twitter: https://twitter.com/mymomologue Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/MyMomologue/ Instagram: @MyMomologue

Duration:00:57:15

16. Mom Cold: Surviving if you can, and keeping up with laundry, dishes, meals, etc.

9/4/2018
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Not to be confused with the debilitating man cold, a mom cold is an illness in which a mother gets just as sick as everybody and still has to go about her normal duties. Thanks to Wendy Child (http://wendychildmusic.com/) for the music! Follow us on social media. Twitter: https://twitter.com/mymomologue Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/MyMomologue/ Instagram: @MyMomologue

Duration:00:42:04

15. Schooling Little Kids

8/28/2018
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School is great. And also, legally, you have to educate your child. But what about when they're young? How do you handle preschool? Thanks to Wendy Child (http://wendychildmusic.com/) for the music! Follow us on social media. Twitter: https://twitter.com/mymomologue Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/MyMomologue/ Instagram: @MyMomologue

Duration:00:40:07

13. Sleep Shit Show--Postpartum and Baby Sleep: Is It Possible? (Probably Not)

8/6/2018
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Sleep is necessary to survival. Especially when you're trying to recover from having a freaking baby. But parents don't get sleep--especially in the 4th trimester. We have to survive anyways. Coffee? Crying? Bargaining with your partner over who gets to sleep this time. Fighting with your spouse over who got less sleep. Listen, we've all been there. Thanks to Wendy Child (http://wendychildmusic.com/) for the music! Follow us on social media. Twitter: https://twitter.com/mymomologue Facebook:...

Duration:00:40:34

12. Nerdy Mama Talk--SciFi, Fantasy, and more!

7/23/2018
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In an effort to retain some of our pre-kids identity, we forgo any parenting topics this episode to talk about what really matters: Luke Skywalker and Middle Earth. Seriously, zero parenting content in this one. You have been warned.

Duration:01:16:20

11. Dinnertime Drama

7/16/2018
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Dinner should be the heartbeat of the family. The time to gather and reconnect after a busy day. But if there's a secret to making it actually happen that way, we don't know it. Food and touch blogpost: https://nortorious.blogspot.com/2016/06/life-saving-tips-for-mother-of-big.html?m=1 Thanks to Wendy Child (http://wendychildmusic.com/) for the music! Follow us on social media. Twitter: https://twitter.com/mymomologue Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/MyMomologue/ Instagram: @MyMomologue

Duration:00:53:46

10. Family Outings

7/9/2018
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Getting tiny people out of the house should not be so difficult. But it is. Always.

Duration:00:53:56

9. Screen Time

7/2/2018
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Screen time and the little kids. Inflamatory. Mommy shame inducing. What's recommended what's actually reality. Thanks to Wendy Child (http://wendychildmusic.com/) for the music! Follow us on social media. Twitter: https://twitter.com/mymomologue Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/MyMomologue/ Instagram: @MyMomologue

Duration:01:07:12

8. Playdates

6/25/2018
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Playdates. All fun and games, for sure. No stress or anxiety or social awkwardness or self-loathing at all. Thanks to Wendy Child (http://wendychildmusic.com/) for the music! Follow us on social media. Twitter: https://twitter.com/mymomologue Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/MyMomologue/ Instagram: @MyMomologue

Duration:00:43:36

7. Self Care: Makeup and Wardrobe

6/18/2018
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We tackle all things beauty. Ok, not all things, just whatever we can fit in between diapers, breakfast, and preschool drop-off. How can you be a good parent and not lose yourself? We're not really sure. But we're certainly going to try. Thanks to Wendy Child (http://wendychildmusic.com/) and bensound.com for the music! Follow us on social media. Twitter: https://twitter.com/mymomologue Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/MyMomologue/ Instagram: @MyMomologue

Duration:01:00:05

6. Baby Showers

6/11/2018
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Are baby showers the worst? Of course they are! We talk about a few of the niceties that make baby showers so awkward. Thanks to Wendy Child (http://wendychildmusic.com/) and bensound.com for the music! Follow us on social media. Twitter: https://twitter.com/mymomologue Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/MyMomologue/ Instagram: @MyMomologue

Duration:01:05:21

5. Mother's Day

6/4/2018
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A reflection on Mother's Day. The expectations, the reality, and the sappiness of it all. Thanks to Wendy Child (http://wendychildmusic.com/) and bensound.com for the music! Follow us on social media. Twitter: https://twitter.com/mymomologue Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/MyMomologue/ Instagram: @MyMomologue

Duration:01:02:57