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Sports Fandom & Family Culture: Episode 225
September 10, 2019

Fall means football, whether you care a little bit, a ton, or not at all. This inspired us to talk about the way sports fandom relates to family culture in a broader way--from bonding across generations over a favorite team,

More Than Mom: Being Alone
September 08, 2019

Recently both Meagan and Sarah took trips where they spent significant time alone--like, alone-alone, not "5 minutes in the bathroom with a kid outside the door" alone. This got us thinking about alone-ness in motherhood: the quest to get some,

Feeding Your Family Without The Guilt with Stacie Billis & Meghan Splawn: Voices 40
September 06, 2019

From picky eaters to snacking tweens, independent lunch-packers to dinner woes, this month’s Voices interview episode is packed with tips for feeding your family nutritious meals without the guilt. Hosts of the popular podcast Didn’t I Just Feed You?

Listener Questions (Vol. 21): Episode 224
September 03, 2019

A listener wonders if she's raising a mini-hoarder and we talk about kids who have a hard time parting with their stuff; a mom of elementary-aged kids asks us to talk about after-school grumpiness; a new mom of twins helps us reminisce about infant nap...

Listener Questions (Vol. 20): Episode 223
August 27, 2019

Preschoolers and violent pretend play, navigating changing relationships with grown children, advice for a mom whose 15-month-old is starting a preschool program, and thoughts on talking to our kids about inclusiveness and representation: We're taking ...

More Than Mom: Late Summer Check-In & Procrastination
August 25, 2019

It happens every year: Meagan and Sarah get to the end of summer and just feel the need to take a pause and check in. Today's More Than Mom episode gives us that space to catch up about our summer travels, share some highlights (and also commiserate ab...

Morning Routines & Morning Makeovers: Episode 222
August 20, 2019

That feeling when summer has all but killed your morning mojo and you're BEGGING for a fresh start? Yep, we're there. Sarah's kids are newly back in school and Meagan's are gearing up, so this episode is all about resetting our mornings.

Reading & Literacy Tips by Age & Stage
August 16, 2019

Encouraging literacy and reading aloud to kids is something we all know we “should” do, and most of us do our best. But depending on your stage of motherhood and the age of your kids, this is easier said than done.

Tips For Starting (Elementary & Middle) School: Episode 221
August 13, 2019

Sarah has a new middle schooler and needs all the tips, which Meagan is happy to share. And many of you are launching new kinders or early elementary kids this year, something the two of us have done a combined eight times (!!).

More Than Mom: For The Love Of Libraries
August 11, 2019

Do you remember the libraries of your past? We do. In fact, we have enough to say about the transformative power of libraries to fill an entire More Than Mom episode! From our earliest library memories (grouchy Mrs. Young!),