51 million people tuned into podcasts in 2019, and with the pandemic, millions more have tuned in during 2020. The podcasts available on your play store are vast in topic and abundance, but parenting podcast popularity is on the rise!
Podcasts can feel like an intimate conversation rather than a rowdy radio show, offering stories, laughs, advice and insight from fellow parents and professionals alike. Podcasts are a wonderful resource to tap into and if you’re now working from home, it’s the perfect time to tune in.
One Bad Mother
This podcast’s jam is the thrills and embarrassments of motherhood! Intimate and hilarious, dive into the nitty gritty of how undignified parenting can get.
Spawned Parenting Podcast with Kristen and Liz
Spawned offers candid conversations about parenting culture, advice and humor. Spawned has been names a top podcast by The Washington Post, Mental Floss, Business Insider and Fatherly.
What Fresh Hell: Laughing in the Face of Motherhood
WFH is hosted by Margaret Ables and Amy Wilson. This comedy podcast tackles today’s parenting conundrums from differing and sometimes opposing perspectives for insightful and creative parenting solutions. Winner of 2018 Mom 2.0 Iris Award and 2017 People’s Choice for Best Family and Parenting Podcast.
Respectful Parenting: Janet Lansbury
Janet is a renowned parenting adviser, author and consultant who espouses a respectful parenting philosophy that takes a fresh approach to parenting based on building trust, love, respect and gentleness. Recommended Best Parenting Podcast by The Washington Post, The Bump, Fatherly, Early Childhood Education Zone and many more.
The Wellness Mama Podcast
This weekly podcast covers holistic health, real food, stress, sleep, fitness, natural living, DIY, parenting and much more crunchy advice for your family. Nominated for Shorty Industry Award for Best Podcast in Social Media.
The Dad Edge Podcast
The Dad Edge breaks down the challenges of fatherhood and provides a sense of community. This podcast aims to help dads become the best, strongest and happiest they can be so that they can help guide their children to be their best too. From marriage to parenting children with special needs, this podcast is raw, honest and deeper than the disconnected dad tropes.