Top 35 Parenting Podcasts

Top 35 Parenting Podcasts

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Raising children means facing new and unexpected situations on an almost daily basis. As our children grow, their needs, wants, and behaviors change so fast, we don’t always know how to deal with certain situations. 

That’s why listening and learning from parenting experts or more experienced parents could be a great strategy. But how to fit this into our already busy schedules?

Try parenting podcasts. They can be listened to in a car, during your morning walk or run, or even while doing household chores. No matter where you are on your parenting journey, there’s a podcast for you. 

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Top 35 Parenting Podcasts

Ages 0-5

Little Sprigs

Little Sprigs Podcast

Interviews with experts in early childhood education, communication, mindfulness. The hosts offer the tools necessary to create harmonious relationships not only within ourselves but with our families, children and the communities in which we live.

Parenting Beyond Discipline

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.

Janet Lansbury Unruffles podcast for parents

Janet Lansbury Unruffled

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.

Happy Mum Happy Baby

Happy Mum Happy Baby

In a series of frank and warm conversations with other high-profile mums and dads, Giovanna Fletcher discusses all aspects of parenthood - the highs, the lows, the challenges, and rewards. There is no such thing as the perfect parent, and we’re all simply doing our best: something Giovanna fully encourages.

Ages 6-11

The Balanced Educator

The Balanced Educator

The Balanced Educator is a weekly podcast hosted by the co-founders of Educalme, Kailey Lefko and Josianne Barnabé. This podcast equips and empowers educators and parents to feel more calm, balanced, and joyful in all aspects of their lives.

Authentic Parenting

Authentic Parenting

This podcast talks about the importance of healing from traumas, making sense of stories, breaking free from patterns and triggers, and finding your authentic voice in parenting.

Your Parenting Mojo

Your Parenting Mojo

Your Parenting Mojo is all about developing respect-based relationships with your children.  Using what they’ve learned from scientific research on parenting and child development where it’s useful and relevant, this podcast helps parents support their child’s learning and development.

Hand In Hand Parenting

Hand In Hand Parenting

Every week hosts Abigail and Elle decode children’s difficult behaviors and share tools to turn things around.  Their mission is to provide parents with insights, skills, and support they need to listen to and connect with their children in a way that allows each child to thrive.

Parenting Our Future

Parenting Our Future

Each one of Robbin McManne’s episodes is designed to help listeners navigate the difficult journey of parenting but in a way that is more peaceful and intentional. She discusses how to get your kids to listen and cooperate without yelling, punishments and rewards. She discusses how to understand your own feelings and those of your kids.

The Simplicity Parenting Podcast with Kim John Payne

The Simplicity Parenting Podcast with Kim John Payne

Simplicity Parenting approach is based on over thirty years’ experience successfully supporting busy families.  For those who want to balance their children’s lives down but don’t know where to start, Simplicity Parenting offers both inspiration and a blueprint for change.

Mindful Parenting in a Messy World

Mindful Parenting in a Messy World

The Mindful Parenting in a Messy World podcast with Michelle Gale is for parents who long to be meaningfully connected to themselves and their children, even as the demands and complexities of modern life are accelerated.

Sunshine Parenting

Sunshine Parenting

Audrey Monke interviews youth development experts who share ideas about working with and raising kids who become thriving adults.  Concepts and strategies for communicating and connecting better with young people are discussed, so that they get the support and encouragement they need to grow into their best selves.

 

Ages 12+

Parenting Today’s Teens

Parenting Today’s Teens

Help for the parents of teenagers from Mark Gregston. The podcast includes daily 1-minute and a weekend 30-minute program.

Joyful Courage

Joyful Courage

The Joyful Courage Podcast is a place for inspiration, education, and entertainment on the parenting journey. Host, Casey O'Roarty shares conversations with leading parenting experts about challenges that show up while we raise our kids.

Talking to Teens

Talking to Teens

Whether you need to negotiate your teen’s curfew, tell them to lay off drugs, forbid them from seeing a friend, get them to open up about bullying, or set limits surrounding social media, this podcast has your answers.

The Healthy Family Connections Podcast

The Healthy Family Connections Podcast

Dr. Neil D. Brown addresses the many dilemmas facing parents, couples, and kids, offering out of the box solutions that empower listeners to confidently meet their parenting challenges. Being a family in our era is challenging under the best of circumstances.

 

Power Your Parenting: Moms with Teens

Power Your Parenting: Moms with Teens

Every episode is geared to uplift you, give you practical parenting tips that you can apply right away and keep you current on the latest in teen research and trends.

 

  

All Ages

The Child Repair Guide

The Child Repair Guide

The pediatrician and dad Dr. Steve Silvestro brings the wisdom and insights of the world's best childhood health and wellness experts. He gives parents the best tools possible to raise happy, healthy, confident kids.

Spawned

Spawned

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

Zen Parenting Radio

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).

Parenting Great Kids

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.

 

Parental As Anything with Maggie Dent

Parental As Anything with Maggie Dent

Maggie Dent has become one of Australia’s favorite parenting authors and educators, with a particular interest in the early years, adolescence and resilience.

Everyday Motherhood

Everyday Motherhood

Welcome to the brand new podcast from Christy Thomas of www.play4lifemoms.com Grab your pile of laundry and listen to gain tips on how to care for yourself while mothering and walk away with a play idea to connect with your kids.

The Mindful Kind

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.

Tilt Parenting

Tilt Parenting

TiLT Parenting was founded in 2016 by Debbie Reber as a podcast and online community aimed at helping parents raising differently-wired kids to do so from a place of confidence, connection, and joy.

Celebrate Calm

Celebrate Calm

Get practical answers to your toughest questions. What do you do when your kids resist or defy you? How can you discipline without escalating situations?

Raising Adults

Raising Adults

The podcast is titled “Raising Adults,” arising from the fact that parents are often frustrated by the phrase “raising children.”  The podcast helps parents raise fully functioning, healthy, responsible, character-filled adults. They discuss relevant parenting issues with an eye toward the adults we want children to become.

Dear Anxiety (by GoZen)

Dear Anxiety (by GoZen)

Worry, anger, stress, perfectionism, body image: if you feel it, we want to talk about it. This is a show for humans of all ages about the difficult emotions we all struggle with. You’ll learn tools for improved mindfulness, communication, and self-awareness.
Happy Families

Happy Families

The Happy Families podcast is for parents who want all the answers but don’t have any time! In each short, easily digestible episode Dr. Justin will address a specific topic, offer his expert advice and provide simple strategies that will lead to positive results fast.

The Better Behavior Show

The Better Behavior Show

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.

On Boys

On Boys

Weekly conversations include a healthy dose of humor & insight, and feature take-away tips to use right now, at home or in the classroom, to help boys grow into healthy, happy men.

Parenting Without Power Struggles

Parenting Without Power Struggles

Parenting tips, awesome interviews, and advice for parents of toddlers through teens about the real-life issues you face.

Raising Lifelong Learners

Raising Lifelong Learners

Want to raise your kids to love learning? To become lifelong learners — children who know that they can find the answers to anything they’re curious about? This is the podcast about all of that and more!

Parenting Impossible: The Special Needs Survival Podcast

Parenting Impossible: The Special Needs Survival Podcast

A podcast dedicated to giving compassionate advice for all stages of life. The conversations revolve around the entire special needs community including those with autism, intellectual disabilities, physical disabilities, mental health issues and more.

Digital Parent Podcast

Digital Parent Podcast

This podcast helps parents navigate the challenges of raising kids in this digital age. In each episode, listeners will learn useful information, news from the week, and hear expert insights from guests.

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