One Bad Mother

Biz and Theresa announce we are pre-recording some shows in anticipation of our new babies (you're welcome), Theresa has a close call, and we talk about siblings. Are they worth the beatings? Then our fears of the emotional tolls of a second child on the first are erased when we talk with Jane Roper, author of Double Time, and mom to twins. 

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Biz and Theresa try to figure out why babies may add strain to a relationship and how to help prevent it. Hint: Don't have a baby. Biz discovers that four-year-olds may not "get it" when you try to prepare them for major life changes and we enjoy the music and conversation of comedian and singer-songwriter Shayna Ferm.

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Biz and Theresa talk about preschool biting and Biz's growing lack of patience. Why don't kids understand they are driving you crazy? You tell them enough. Plus, we talk with Deesha Philyaw, co-author of Co-Parenting 101. The Brady Bunch it ain't.

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Biz and Theresa talk about judging and how hard it is to avoid being on the recieving and as well as the serving end. Then we talk about jealousy and how that plays into it. We are joined by returning guest Tresa Edmunds, aka Reese Dixon, for a discussion on having a child with special needs and if that in fact makes you or the child "special."

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Biz and Theresa talk about trying to feed our families good things and if that doesn't work, bribing them to eat it. Plus we talk with kitchen living expert Coryanne Ettiene who gives us AMAZING ideas for meal planning and back to school lunches. She is a genius!

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Biz and Theresa talk Mom Friends: who needs them? ...OK, we kinda do. So...how do we make any?

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Biz and Theresa continue their conversation about gender and talk about all the crap you get confronted with after the child is born. Dear Girls: I hope you like pink and cats! Dear Boys: I hope you like guns and NOTHING REMOTELY FEMININE! Plus, we speak with transexual comedian and new mom, Natasha Muse! 

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Biz and Theresa try to figure out what color to paint the womb! (cough) We tackle part one of our look at gender division and how it starts before the baby is even born. We also talk to blogger and full-time dad Chris Routly of DaddyDoctrines.com.

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Biz and Theresa discuss guilt issues. Surprise: Everything makes us feel guilty, including each other! We speak with Tresa Edmunds, aka Reese Dixon, lifestyle blogger, mom, mormon, activist... and that's the stuff we DON'T get to in the interview! This woman has been through it all, except possibly fire. If you need inspiring, Tresa's your woman.
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Biz and Theresa try to decide whether baby showers are fun or stressful and attempt to come up with ways to feel better about the weirdness of opening presents for two hours in front of people. Bonus: Biz yells at you to ENJOY IT! Relaxing. Plus, we talk with comedian Andrea Rosen, star of Nick Mom's Take Me To Your Mother.

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