56 episodes

Radio Host, Blogger and Mom of two! Former NFL Cheerleader and; NBA Dancer. Miss Pennsylvania USA 2008 and; Top 5 at Miss USA.

Mommyhood 2 Menopause LauRen Merola Strager

    • Kids & Family
    • 4.4 • 14 Ratings

Radio Host, Blogger and Mom of two! Former NFL Cheerleader and; NBA Dancer. Miss Pennsylvania USA 2008 and; Top 5 at Miss USA.

    Fake It Till You Make it

    Fake It Till You Make it

    This podcast was born over a coffee date. Two unlikely friends of different ages (37 and 55) figure out that being pregnant and going through menopause have similar symptoms. LauRen and Barb are sharing their personal stories and struggles while laughing their way through these life changes.

    In this episode LauRen and Barb catch up, chasing about imposter syndrome, LauRen's cheerleader alumni night with the Charlotte Hornets and the newest trends in the skincare world. 

    • 37 min
    Vegas: The Good, The Bad And The Ugly

    Vegas: The Good, The Bad And The Ugly

    This podcast was born over a coffee date. Two unlikely friends of different ages (37 and 55) figure out that being pregnant and going through menopause have similar symptoms. LauRen and Barb are sharing their personal stories and struggles while laughing their way through these life changes.

    Barb is back and this dynamic duo is together again! Barb recaps her trip to Vegas, reveals that her daughter is dating a NASCAR driver and she pulls back the curtain to the good, the bad and the ugly of Vegas. Her trip got serious as Barb witnessed a strangers domestic dispute and she dives into what she had to do next . 

    We wrap this episode with "One Thing You Need To Know Before You Go" and LauRen spotlights the new changes the CDC is making to a parents developmental check list for their children in the first 5 years. 

    • 31 min
    LauRen Almost Got Arrested

    LauRen Almost Got Arrested

    This podcast was born over a coffee date. Two unlikely friends of different ages (37 and 55) figure out that being pregnant and going through menopause have similar symptoms. LauRen and Barb are sharing their personal stories and struggles while laughing their way through these life changes.

    Barb is out in Vegas on vacation but LauRen is at the mic solo this week. So many things have happened in the last 7days that she wanted to share. She just couldn't wait to talk to you all. 

    She gave us an insight on what her 80's weekend in Beech Mountain was like and lets us in on the moment she thought she was going to jail in her own mother's house. She also told us about how she was bamboozled into spending 3x more at a spa than she thought she was going to! 

    • 22 min
    Someone Stole Barb's Dog!

    Someone Stole Barb's Dog!

    This podcast was born over a coffee date. Two unlikely friends of different ages (37 and 55) figure out that being pregnant and going through menopause have similar symptoms. LauRen and Barb are sharing their personal stories and struggles while laughing their way through these life changes.

    Barb shares that she is getting breast reconstruction. We discuss taking wine to a dinner party and if it is rude to open the bottle you bring? And LauRen has a notes about Barb.

    Apparently, Barb dropped in casual conversation that her dog was stolen and LauRen wants to know more! 

    • 25 min
    You Can't Wear Cream To A WEDDING!

    You Can't Wear Cream To A WEDDING!

    This podcast was born over a coffee date. Two unlikely friends of different ages (37 and 55) figure out that being pregnant and going through menopause have similar symptoms. LauRen and Barb are sharing their personal stories and struggles while laughing their way through these life changes.

    Victoria Secrets is adding a whole new line up of more diverse models to their roster. The lingerie giant recently added models of all shapes, sizes and back grounds to their catalog including a pregnant model and a young lady from the Down Syndrome community. LauRen also shares the moment she was "mommy shamed" on social media and the two discuss wedding etiquette to live by. From attire to engagements and bringing a gift vs sending one, nothing is off the table in this discussion!   

    • 24 min
    The Cops Showed Up To LauRen's House

    The Cops Showed Up To LauRen's House

    This podcast was born over a coffee date. Two unlikely friends of different ages (37 and 55) figure out that being pregnant and going through menopause have similar symptoms. LauRen and Barb are sharing their personal stories and struggles while laughing their way through these life changes.

    On the heels of a delivery service putting a package into LauRen's car, someone was caught red-handed breaking into cars in her neighborhood. LauRen shares the details from that morning and Barb brings a topic to the table that will strike a cord with everyone! Do you stop for a funeral procession? 

    They also dive into parenting topics after LauRen revealed that her little boy is having a hard time with screen time. Other parents share their advice and Barb helps a listener with "Mother Knows Best."  

    • 26 min

Customer Reviews

4.4 out of 5
14 Ratings

14 Ratings

SoponaE ,

I love it!

I love listening to the stories that you are sharing. Very cute and comforting.

roadtrip listener ,

Love it!!

Love this podcast and the vulnerable & fun conversations between Barb & LauRen! 🤍

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