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Top 40 Growth Mindset Podcasts for Children, Teens, and Adults

Top 40 Growth Mindset Podcasts for Children, Teens, and Adults

Podcasts are an excellent way to have your kids LEARN while being entertained.
And if you listen to podcasts together it can become a special time for the whole family, whether on long car rides or while at home.

There are some amazing podcasts out there! We did the research for you. Below is a list of 40 top growth mindset and character-building podcasts for children, teens, and adults.

Before you continue, we thought you might like to download our Free Personal & Family Values (PDF). This printable provides a great opportunity for your family to explore and identify values that can help guide you and your children in making the right choices. 

Top 40 Podcasts

Podcasts for Kids

The Big Life Kids Podcast

The Big Life Kids podcast helps children develop a GROWTH MINDSET! Join Leo and Zara as they explore the world, discover growth mindset strategies, and hear inspiring stories of real-life role models who’ve overcome real challenges.

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Dream Big

This family-friendly podcast inspires kids (and adults!) to pursue their passions in life and take action to make their dreams a reality. Its 20-30 minute format makes for the perfect length for parents and kids to listen in the car on the way to school, activities, or playdates.

Wow in the World

This podcast is a new way for families to connect, look up and discover the wonders of the world around them. The hosts Mindy and Guy guide curious kids and their grown-ups away from their screens and on a journey. 

Peace Out

Short stories that help children calm down and relax by guiding them through visualization and breathing exercises. Perfect for parents or teachers who want to teach mindfulness and self-regulation to kids.

Story Time

Story Time is a fortnightly audiobook podcast for children ages 2-13. Each story is usually less than 20 minutes long, hopefully just long enough to keep your toddler, preschoolers, and little ones engaged. 

What If World

Each week, Mr. Eric takes a "what if?" question from a friend and spins it into a story just for you!  

But Why?

This show answers questions submitted by kids. It tackles topics large and small, about nature, words, and even the end of the world.  

Brains On!

A science podcast for curious kids and adults. Co-hosted each week by kid scientists and reporters from public radio. The topics discussed range from the science behind sneezing to how to translate the purr of cats.

Short & Curly

A fast-paced fun-filled ethics podcast for kids and their parents that asks those curly questions. From banning lollies to trusting robots, and from colonizing other planets to eating pets, Short & Curly covers it all.


Storynory brings you an audio story every week. Each one is beautifully read by Natasha and friends. Let Natasha's voice beguile you with classic fairy tales, new children's stories, poems, myths, adventures, and romance.

Five Minutes with Dad

This podcast stars toddlers Pavlos and Angela Pavlidis and their thirty-something dad Nick Pavlidis. This is the podcast where you get to listen in on a little father-son and daddy-daughter time and learn about great resources to connect with your kids. 

Rebel Girls

A fairy tale podcast about the extraordinary women who inspire us. This show is based on Good Night Stories for Rebel Girls, the global best-selling book series written by Elena Favilli and Francesca Cavallo, inspiring millions of girls and women around the world to dream bigger, aim higher, and fight harder.

Circle Round

A storytelling podcast for kids ages 3 to 10, tells carefully-selected folktales from around the world with an eye toward inclusivity. Stories are adapted for today's families into 10 to 20 minute diverse episodes that delve into topics such as kindness, persistence, and generosity.

Sparkle Stores

Original audio stories for families around the world.     

Story Pirates

The Story Pirates aren’t your typical swashbuckling sailors. We don’t steal gold, pillage villages, or claim land; We’re searching for a different kind of treasure: kids’ wildest, most imaginative stories.

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Be Calm on Ahway Island

Be Calm on Ahway Island features short stories for kids to listen to for free!  Each relaxing story contains a guided meditation and a positive message.

Podcasts for Teens

TedTalks Kids+Family

These talks by the world's leading thinkers and doers will inspire, intrigue, and stir your imagination. A great variety of topics for kids and parents.

Dear Hank & John Podcast

 Hosts John and Hank Green (authors and YouTubers) offer both advice about life’s big and small questions. They bring their personal passions to each episode by sharing the week’s news.


MentalMusic Podcast

This music-based podcast for teens, by teens, focuses on teenage mental health-related issues.

The Teen Life Coach Podcast

Teen life coach, Sami Halvorsen, discusses topics that many teen girls face including anxiety, self-confidence, and more.  

Mostly Mindful for Teens & Tweens Podcast

This weekly podcast explores strategies and concepts to support teens to build resiliency.  The podcast episodes teach age-appropriate mindfulness strategies, based on self-compassion practice.  


Whether the topic is popcorn or particle physics, you can count on BrainStuff to explore - and explain - the everyday science in the world around us.

Part-Time Genius

Will and Mango have lots of questions. Will we ever live without sleep? How do rats keep outsmarting humans? Where are the sunniest tax havens to hide your money? Join these Part-Time Geniuses as they dive into ridiculous topics... and discover some pretty smart stuff along the way.

It’s a Teen Thing

This podcast covers a variety of teen-related topics such as moving, friendships, parents, body image, confidence, managing anxiety, and how to be happier as a teenager.


Podcasts for Adults

Big Life with Alexandra

Big Life with Alexandra Eidens

This podcast is designed to help you program, your brain for abundance, gratitude, and joy. Listen to the audio affirmations once a day to get rid of limiting beliefs that are negatively impacting your life. 

Raising Lifelong Learners

Raising Lifelong Learners

The Raising Lifelong Learners podcast helps parents -- especially homeschooling parents -- encourage their differently-wired kids to learn, explore passions, cultivate creativity, and become fascinated by the world around them. Join Colleen Kessler -- educational consultant, gifted specialist, author, and speaker for tips and encouragement to help your differently-wired kiddos become lifelong learners.

The Modern Dads

The hosts tell stories of modern dads. These are the guys that are not only involved in their children’s lives, but active and engaged in the decisions, the drudgery, the pain, and the joys of parenthood.


Liz Gumbinner and Kristen Chase invite celebrity guests for candid parenting discussions and a good dose of humor.   

Zen Parenting Radio

Zen Parenting is a weekly online radio discussion between a spiritual and emotional mom (Cathy Cassani Adams) and a logical and practical dad (Todd Adams). 

Calm Parenting Podcast

Calm Parenting Podcast

Have a strong-willed child who doesn't respond to consequences, argues like an attorney, and refuses to do things your way? Celebrate Calm Founder Kirk Martin has given over 750,000 parents and teachers around the world practical, life-changing strategies to stop power struggles, yelling, and defiance today.   

Tilt Parenting

Tilt Parenting

This top podcast focuses on learning disabilities, special education, ADHD, autism, giftedness, twice-exceptionality, and more. It features transformational interviews and conversations with authors, parenting experts, educators, and other parents, as well as insightful conversations between Debbie and her differently-wired child, all aimed at supporting parents raising differently-wired kids. 

Parenting Beyond Discipline

Erin Royer-Asrilant, LA's go-to expert on all things parenting and child development for today’s common challenges, covers way more than just discipline. She dives into topics such as self-esteem, development and health, modern parenting issues, and even education. 

Parenting Great Kids

The pediatrician, mother, & best-selling author engages with experts & parents to take on relevant issues, answer real questions, & provide simple hope & encouragement to every parent.

Maggie Dent

Commonly known as Australia’s ‘queen of common sense’, Maggie is an author, educator, & parenting & resilience specialist. She is a dedicated advocate for quietly changing lives in our families and communities.

Janet Lansbury Unruffles podcast for parents


Janet Lansbury is a parenting expert and the author of two books on babies and toddlers. Her soothing, reassuring advice makes you feel as if you really can be a calm, confident parent. Her approach focuses on respect for the child and acceptance of their emotions and development.

The Mindful Kind

The Mindful Kind, hosted by Rachael Kable, shares exciting insights into mindfulness journeys and provides listeners with simple and effective practices to incorporate into their own lives. 

Keep Calm Mother On!

Keep Calm Mother On!

You ARE the right mom for your kids. Motherhood is too important to do alone and too serious to be so serious all the time. You deserve self-care that isn't hygiene every day. You are a world changer.

The Better Behavior Show with Dr. Nicole Beurkens

Dr. Beurkens specializes in resolving problems that many families and professionals deem unsolvable. She recognizes that beneath the many challenging symptoms children and young adults exhibit are people capable of more. 

Good Inside with Dr. Becky

Join clinical psychologist and mom of three Dr. Becky Kennedy on her weekly podcast, as she takes on tough parenting questions and delivers actionable guidance--all in short episodes. 

The 1000 Hours Outside Podcast

Childhood is finite at just shy of 9.5 million minutes. We only get one shot at it. One of the biggest decisions we make is how will we use that time. 

4 thoughts on “Top 40 Growth Mindset Podcasts for Children, Teens, and Adults

  1. avatar Ashley Schultz says:

    Thank you so much for this list. I’m excited to try some of these with my family on our road trip this summer.

  2. avatar Dr. Linda Shake says:

    I appreciate your website and have found it most helpful to share with parents I work with in my private practice. Parents today struggle with many difficult issues, as you know. Your podcasts are priceless!
    Dr. Linda Shake,

  3. avatar Christy Thomas says:

    Wow! Thanks for including Everyday Motherhood on your list. I’m honored to be on this rockstar list of growth mindset inspiration.

  4. avatar Nick Pavlidis says:

    Describing us as a growth-minded podcast is one of the best compliments we can receive. Thank you, Alexandra, for including Five Minutes With Dad!

    We’re honored and don’t take that honor lightly!

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