The ladies of XOXO talk mothers and daughters and explain why moms are the one thing we can’t live without.

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Lauren interviews New York Times bestselling author Stefanie Wilder-Taylor and discuss her new book, Gummi Bears Should Not Be Organic.  After listening to Stefanie on the podcast, you’ll see she isn’t afraid to tell it like it is. And what it is now is summer break for her three daughters–so basically hell in a handbasket, demanding customized activities and homemade snacks. But how do you tell you might be getting to nuclear blowout level? Click here for Stefanie’s handy hints on how to recognize those warning signs and get yourself a pedi and a babysitter, stat! Make sure to follow her on Twitter to keep you laughing all day!

Finally, the ladies wrap up with Game On: Name That Mom!

This is a maternal 1.5-2.5 Balls of Fire episode, so you can listen at work, with your mom, or anywhere you like. And remember–the best conversations happen after dark.

Are you more like Kate, Abby or Lauren when it comes to communicating with your mom? Tell us in the comments!