10 Parenting Podcasts Worth Checking Out

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woman looking at phone with headphones in. parenting podcasts. Des Moines MomIf you’re like me and you just don’t have the capacity for books these days, then you know podcasts are a game-changer. They’re so accessible and such an easy way to consume information while engaging in other tasks like working out, cleaning, or commuting.

Parenting podcasts, specifically, are a great way to gather advice, knowledge, and relatable stories that help us to not feel so alone. But with the podcast world blowing up lately, there are literally thousands to choose from.

My favorite parenting podcasts

  1. Raising Good Humans
    Host Dr. Aliza Pressman is a developmental psychologist and a parent herself. Through her podcast, she shares evidence-based tools and strategies aimed at helping us raise good humans.
  2. Childproof
    A show about us, the parents, and our experiences. The stories and conversations shared are so relatable and help me pull through when I’m having one of those “am I the only one?” experiences.
  3. Didn’t I Just Feed You
    Meghan and Stacie are professional cooks, but they’re also moms. In this show they discuss everything that goes into feeding a family: from their own relationships with food (and everything that there is to unpack about that) to applicable strategies that can help you make kitchen life easier. 
  4. Meaning Full Living
    There’s so much information out there and it can really feel overwhelming at times. That’s why hosts Hayley Hubbard and Jessica Diamond are determined to help us create a more meaningful living by removing the fear, doubt, and stress when it comes to parenting.  
  5. Good Moms, Bad Choices
    To say this is not your average, every-day mommy podcast would be an understatement. This is modern parenthood, uncensored. Single moms Erica and Milah offer solo episodes, as well as guest interviews, that are raw, unpredictable, and definitely entertaining!
  6. The Motherly Podcast
    This is an interview-style show full of conversations with inspiring leaders who are also mothers. Featured guests come from diverse backgrounds and cover all types of parenting related topics like childcare, burnout, health, and career. 
  7. Parent Footprint
    A heart-felt show aimed at making the world a more loving, accepting, and compassionate place. The premise of the show is simple: in order to raise happy, loving, and compassionate kids, parents have to be happy themselves. Now that’s something we can all get behind, right?
  8. Best of Both Worlds
    A no-judgment and empowering podcast for working moms. This show tackles all kinds of topics related to that “work/life balance” and showcases strategies that can help us thrive in all spheres of life. 
  9. Curious Neuron
    Who has time to read through the most up-to-date research when it comes to parenting? That’s where The Curious Neuron comes to the rescue by translating child development and parenting research into digestible and applicable advice.
  10. The Mom Hour
    Hosts Meagan Francis and Sarah Powers have eight kids between them, ranging from little to grown. These women have been through it. With over 300 episodes, just about every topic from mom shaming to potty-training and puberty is discussed.

Are you a fan of podcasts? Share your favorite parenting podcasts below!

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Eva lives in WDSM with her husband, Zack, and daughter, Kate (2019). She is a prosecutor with the Polk County Attorney's Office where she handles primarily child welfare cases. Outside of work, Eva enjoys recreating Pinterest recipes that are beyond her level of expertise, trying to find the perfect skincare routine, and buying way more on Amazon than she needs to. Eva shares openly about her experiences involving Zack's deployment, her high-risk pregnancy, Kate's NICU stay, and just about anything else you might care to ask about. She's a big fan of podcasts, personality tests, the Shark VacMop, and ordering her coffee "kid temp" at Starbucks. Connect with her on Instagram @evaateresaa

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