The Mom Hour

The Mom Hour

Latest Episodes

More Listener Questions & Our Advice: Episode 242
January 07, 2020

Thoughts on how we handle sick days, encouragement for a mom of two-under-two struggling with accepting help when it's offered, troubleshooting a six-year-old with a nightwaking habit, and commiserating with parents whose toddler only wants dad--Meagan...

Cozy Year-End Chat With Meagan & Sarah: Episode 241
December 31, 2019

We're not quite ready to get all crazy-intentional about 2020, but we're also over the holidays and feeling a little reflective. Episode 241 is a casual year-end fireside (we wish!) chat with Meagan and Sarah as we close out another year as moms,

Listener Questions & Our Advice: Episode 240
December 23, 2019

A mom in the trenches wonders exactly when things will start to feel easier, playdates with school-aged boys whose house rules differ on video games, dealing with disappointment as a mom (especially around built-up big days like holidays),

Kids’ Haircuts, Styling & Maintenance: Episode 239
December 17, 2019

When your baby comes home one with one of those hospital-issued fine-toothed combs, the nurses don’t warn you about awkward baby mullets, the heartache of cutting off toddler curls, or the volume of screeching elicited by soap in the eyes and combing o...

Must-Have Winter Gear For All Ages: Episode 238
December 10, 2019

Little kids have big needs when it comes to staying warm, comfortable, and happy in the winter, and even as the season returns again and again, growing kids seem to KEEP NEEDING WINTER STUFF. With Meagan’s decades of experience parenting five kids thro...

The Thank-You Project with Nancy Davis Kho: Voices 43
December 06, 2019

Would it change your life to write thank you letters to the people who've helped you get to where you are? That's what writer Nancy Davis Kho set out to do when she approached a milestone birthday while navigating a challenging series of family transit...

The Holiday Meagan Went All In: Episode 237
December 03, 2019

Meagan’s last three Christmases have played out like a sad country song (divorce! family emergency! breakup!), and this year she’s going ALL IN on festiveness in an effort to reset the tone for the season and find new ways to enjoy and embrace the holi...

More Than Mom: Things We’ve Changed Our Minds About
December 01, 2019

We may seem set in our ways, but sometimes a change in persuasion comes later in motherhood--and life. This More Than Mom episode is all about the things we've changed our minds about, from the inconsequential (pickles?

Holiday Shopping 03: Storing, Wrapping & Opening
November 29, 2019

Once the gifts have been purchased, what do we actually DO with them? Hide and hope? Box up and ship? Wrap and display? Stack in cardboard boxes until the eleventh hour? Turns out, it's a little of all of the above in our houses.

Holiday Shopping 02: Small Business, Maker & Handmade
November 28, 2019

We love supporting artists, makers, and small businesses, but when it comes time to actually DO the holiday shopping, this can be easier said than done. In the second installment of our Holiday Shopping series, Meagan and Sarah offer specific sites,