Best Parenting podcasts — Advice for moms and dads (Updated May 2018; image)
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Need help with raising your kids? Focus on the Family provides tried and true parenting advice to help your children thrive.
 
The parenting show for for everyone. Created by Hillary Frank; hosted by Andrea Silenzi. A Stitcher Production.
 
Each episode addresses a reader's parenting issue through the lens of Janet's respectful parenting philosophy. Janet is a respected parenting adviser, author, and guest lecturer whose website (JanetLansbury.com) is visited by millions of readers annually. Her work informs, inspires, and supports caregivers of infants and toddlers across the globe, helping to create relationships of respect, trust, and love. Her best-selling books “No Bad Kids: Toddler Discipline without Shame” and "Elevating ...
 
Gabriel Roth, Rebecca Lavoie and Carvell Wallace discuss all aspects of parenting from toddler to teens.
 
Self-awareness and mindfulness with pop culture and humor to expand compassion for ourselves, each other, and the world.
 
Answers For Today's Families
 
Parents are trying to navigate children through a world they themselves don’t often understand. America’s Mom, Dr. Meg Meeker, the country's trusted authority on parenting, teens, & children's health, offers practical insights to help parents simplify. 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. New episodes available every other week.
 
A comedy chat show for less-than-perfect parents. Hosted by comedians Ellie Gibson and Helen Thorn and featuring guest parenting experts, comedians and authors. The podcast covers the big issues affecting modern parents - from fish fingers to farting, to play-dates and pelvic floors. Expect frank and funny chat as well as wine, laughter and sophisticated boob jokes. Check out our Scummy Mummies Blog and dates for our Live Comedy Shows - www.scummymummies.com
 
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Parenting
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Every week Moncrieff is joined by a parenting expert and child psychologist each week to answer questions sent in from listeners.
 
TV executive Lynette Carolla, wife of comedian Adam, along with comedy writer and best-selling parenting author of Sippy Cups are Not For Chardonnay - Stefanie Wilder-Taylor are two mothers of twins breaking it down parenting style. In this raucous hour of conversations they cover a range of topics from their marriages and kids, to the pros and cons of ferberizing to which one of the Real Housewives have had too much filler (all of them). The format is informative, loose and most of all ente ...
 
We provide new parents with practical information to help preserve their sanity. Both moms and dads discuss common parenting concerns for their toddlers. With the help of our experts, parents get the superhero strength they need to tackle the world, and the next dirty diaper. The show is part of the Parents On Demand Network.
 
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Babytalk
Weekly
 
All of Babytalk's discoveries and stories, delivered straight to you.
 
Atypical Kids / Twice-Exceptional / Gifted / ADHD / Sensory Processing Disorder / Asperger'sThe TiLT Parenting Podcast, hosted by author and TiLT founder Debbie Reber, features transformational interviews and conversations with authors, parenting experts, educators, and other parents aimed at inspiring, informing, and supporting parents raising differently-wired kids (giftedness, ADHD, Asperger’s, twice-exceptionalities, sensory processing challenges, anxiety, and more). TiLT aims to help pa ...
 
Progressive Parenting strives to share information to parents to help them form informed decisions for their families, your host Gena Kirby interviews, Doctors, Nurses, Midwives, Authors and other experts to answer your parenting questions.
 
Hi, we're Liz Gumbinner and Kristen Chase of CoolMomPicks.com. We've got a microphone and more than the two minutes the Today Show gives us, and we're not afraid to use them. Join us (and some awesome celebrity guests) for candid parenting culture discussions, non-judgy (mostly) tips, and a good dose of humor, if we've had enough coffee. Which is always.Named a top podcast by The Washington Post, Mental Floss, Business Insider and Fatherly; 2016 Iris Award winner for best parenting podcast.
 
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Rad Parenting
Weekly
 
She’s an expert. He’s not. But they're both parents. Together, they help you navigate the willful waters of parenting. Hosted by author/self-esteem expert Anea Bogue, M.A., B. Ed, and comedian/record label owner Joe Sib, Rad Parenting is your go-to podcast to answer all of the difficult questions that come along with raising kids.
 
Just have a kid and you're overwhelmed? Mary and Blake are too. They're parents who have no idea what they're doing, and they're asking the experts on all things baby. It's an entirely "judgement free zone," where we can laugh at each other's stories of success and failure. Mary and Blake discuss their whines of the week, wins of the week, and also give their Parent Pick of the week. But this show is nothing without it's listeners - so there is as much listener feedback as humanly possible. ...
 
The truth is we are all surviving parenting one day at a time. Whether you are dealing with tantrums, potty training, discipline or child anxiety, parenting can be overwhelming at times! On The AT Parenting Survival Podcast your host Natasha Daniels will ride the Parental roller coaster with you. She will teach you wacky parenting approaches, give you a new perspective on common parenting problems and will re-invigorate your sparkle for parenting.
 
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Parenting Bytes
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From digital dilemmas like managing screen time to new apps and devices that can make parenting easier (or at least more fun) family tech expert and host Rebecca Levey, along with tech reporter Andrea Smith, mom blogger Amy Oztan and guest parenting bloggers, explore the ups and downs of parenting in the digital age. Join them every week on Parenting Bytes where they will discuss the latest tech, gadgets, apps and issues around raising the digital generation - and maybe even learn something ...
 
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Parent Nation
Weekly
 
Parent Nation, this ain't your mama's parenting show. But it can be a place to pull up a chair, shake up a cocktail, and kick up your heels while you tune in to the refreshingly real talk about what it takes to be a functional - and fun - parent in today's wild world of raising kids.
 
A weekly look at the things parents are talking about, complaining about, and obsessing about right now.
 
sometimes serious, sometimes funny, always awesome
 
Most people complain about being a parent. It's hard and spirit breaking. The Mediocre Parent Show tries to take those spirit breaking topics and show you that it's not all that bad, in fact you just might laugh a little.
 
The Kira Soltanovich Show is a weekly podcast about being a professional comedian as well as a parent. Each week, Kira interviews another professional comedian and discovers how they individually raise their own children.
 
Good Parenting is an engaging mix of pediatricians, authors, experts, and parents just like you who provide the best advice, the kind that comes from direct experience.
 
Bringing Up Betty is a podcast about the unique experiences that come with raising special needs kids. The podcast is a collection of narrative interviews with parents who are raising children with disabilities, developmental delays, diseases and other challenges.
 
Educational and support information for parents, caregivers, and advocates of transgender youth
 
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MYLF Talk
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Life Coach and author of MYLF 101, Sophie Venable, hosts this candid, funny, and informative show. She has guests from a variety of fields join her to discuss everything from parenthood and money issues to health, dating, and sex.
 
Nuoi Day Tre Vui Manh - Vietnamese weekly radio talk shows helping parents raise healthy and happy children and access needed resources
 
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TVOParents (Audio)
Weekly
 
Welcome to TVOParents.com, your very own community resource for advice, news, interactive tools, and the latest educational research. It's all designed to help you help your kids succeed in learning, and in life. TVOParents.com brings together parents, care-givers, and education experts from across the province in a welcoming, online community.
 
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In this episode: A mother writes that her toddler son “can’t keep his hands off” his 10-month old sister. She describes his demeanor as a mixture of excitement and affection, but she also senses an undertone of aggression. She wants them both to feel her support when they’re together in one space, but she finds herself either holding him back o ...…
 
Where do you start if you have a career dream, a passion, or a business idea? Why is it important for all of us to have more women running businesses? How are women changing startup culture? And what's up with only 2% of VC money going to businesses with women at the top?! (GAH!) Join Liz and Heather Cabot, the former ABC News anchor, current i ...…
 
00:32 Lake Fly Season: Keep your mouth closed and your umbrellas at the ready if you visit Catherine this week. 08:26 BFFN (Best Friends For Now): We react, with predictable skepticism, to a preschool that won't let kids use the term "best friend." Plus, how social media is actually good for kids' friendships. 34:53 Speed Round: Recent Texts: S ...…
 
Most parents living in two-parent homes still frequently settle into a consistent separation of kid duties they are primarily responsible for (whether balanced or not). So what happens when one parent has to be away for an extended period of time for work or to take care of sick parents? What can we do to ensure that the ship still sails smooth ...…
 
What happens if you realize you're not going to make it to hospital to have your baby? Should you really send your partner off to boil water? What do you do?
 
Nicole's encounter with a soda machine bearing many options she'd never heard of got us talking about what we get when we go to fill up our cups.
 
In this two-part interview, Todd and Cathy talk with Sara Knizhnik, Campaign Organizer at Illinois Council Against Handgun Violence, & Diane Lans-Kautz, Leader of the Moms Demand Action Chapter in Elmhurst. They discuss how Moms Demand Action started, how members are making a difference at the state and federal level, and why it’s a bipartisan ...…
 
In this two-part interview, Todd and Cathy talk with Sara Knizhnik, Campaign Organizer at Illinois Council Against Handgun Violence, & Diane Lans-Kautz, Leader of the Moms Demand Action Chapter in Elmhurst. They discuss how Moms Demand Action started, how members are making a difference at the state and federal level, and why it’s a bipartisan ...…
 
Carvell Wallace, Rebecca Lavoie, and Isaac Butler discuss the question tearing the Slate Parenting Facebook group apart: do you let a grandparent name herself "Nama"? Plus, finding parental commiseration, one-weekend-potty training, and more. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices…
 
Carvell Wallace, Rebecca Lavoie, and Isaac Butler discuss the question tearing the Slate Parenting Facebook group apart: do you let a grandparent name herself "Nama"? Plus, finding parental commiseration, one-weekend-potty training, and more. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices…
 
It's a good time to set feet free from shoes and socks. But sandals can be problematic if your spouse disapproves, you have a foot condition that requires sturdier footwear, or your part of the country demands pricey versions.
 
Lynette and Stefanie welcome Carrie Gillen from the Sip and Shine Podcast to today’s episode of For Crying Out Loud. The ladies open the show asking Carrie about her life growing up and her career. Then Lynette and Stef talk to Carrie about her children and the struggles that come with mental illness in the family. For the remainder of the show ...…
 
Ara is a comic, an actor, and a dad. He is back. And not to debate gun control from his last appearance. No, this time it's Star Wars. He is passionate. There are many ***SPOILERS*** for THE LAST JEDI so if you haven't seen it or THE FORCE AWAKENS, best watch them and then listen. We also talk about lying to your parents, gender, and Pirates Of ...…
 
Based on their book Your Teenager is Not Crazy, Jeramy and Jerusha Clark offer an overview of a teen's brain from a neurological perspective, sharing insights on your teen's emotions and the impact of puberty and hormones. The Clarks give practical advice on resolving conflict with your teen, handling disrespect and helping your teen navigate p ...…
 
Joanna Fortune joins Sean to help some parenting questions including a seven year old think she is overweight,my boy is in trouble with the guards what do I do ?
 
Is even a big fancy wedding with lots of people in hats worth getting up at 4 a.m. for? We think the wedding of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle might be, particularly if we can find the right Twitter commentary. Mentioned: @fuggirls; our Round 2 chat on The Royal We (and also, for that matter, Suits).…
 
A glimpse into the weird, fun, and often dark world of imaginary companions. To join the conversation, go to longestshortesttime.com! Sign up for our newsletter. Follow us on Instagram. This episode is brought to you by March of Dimes, SAS Footwear (code: LONGSHORT), Thomas' English Muffins, Casper and ThirdLove.…
 
If your child's head isn't alternating his head position enough, it could result in Plagiocephaly, or flat head syndrome. What specific signs should you look for to determine if your child is developing this condition? What are some ways to treat it or prevent it happening in the first place? Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm ...…
 
Your road map to this week's entertainment-themed podcast: 00:44 Dancing with the Stars Athletes: Week 3 and it's already the semi-finals? We are not in favor of this shortened season business (nor did we approve of who got sent home and who got to stay). 10:40 Trophy Wife: We have some nits to pick with the lice containment strategies on this ...…
 
Your child is bombarded with “bad thoughts.” They are asking you bizarre questions that are stopping you dead in your tracks. What if I hurt myself? What if I hurt you? What if I set the house on fire? What if I jump in front of a train? What if I left a scratch on your car? They riddle every conversation with apologies and more questions. They ...…
 
Lynette and Stefanie spend this week’s first episode of For Crying Out Loud Recapping their Mother’s Day.By info@podcastone.com.
 
Clinical child and family psychologist Dr. Laura Anderson talks about gender noncomformity in children and explores the link between autism and gender dysphoria and gender fluidity.
 
Child psychology professor Joshua Straub and his wife, Christi, offer parents helpful insights from his book, Safe House: How Emotional Safety is the Key to Raising Kids Who Live, Love and Lead Well.By webdev@fotf.org (Focus on the Family).
 
Todd and Cathy continue discussing Julie Lythcott-Haims’ book, How to Raise an Adult, specifically focusing on what our kids should know before they venture out on their own. They share a clip from Luvvie Ajayi’s TED Talk about the importance of speaking up, even when it’s uncomfortable, and why “keeping the peace” can keep us stuck in time. To ...…
 
The Scummy Mummies Podcast has taken us to some exotic places - North London, Cardiff, Stacey Solomon's house. But this episode is extra special, because it was recorded in NEPAL! We spent a week there with the amazing charity Practical Action, who are working hard to improve the lives of people living in poverty. For the first part of this ep, ...…
 
It’s A Parent’s Responsibility It is a parent’s job to put the cyber world in its proper place in the family. This is one of those important areas to sit and have a parental staff meeting about. It must be decided the where, how, when and what for the internet will be used. Like we have stated there are some beneficial uses, such as sc ...…
 
Things Parents Can Do We have talked all week about some things that parents can do to help with the cyber invasion of the home. Setting up boundaries such as how much time is spent, where the devices and computer can be used, and modeling the behavior we expect. For the “how to’sâ€� of monitoring the internet usage, check out our series o ...…
 
The Myth of Multitasking Today’s technology has given us the opportunity to do more and all at the same time. The problem is it was originally thought that technology would give us more free time. That by being able to accomplish more it would give us more time to think, time to be with family etc. Instead, it has caused society as a whole ...…
 
Setting The Example In putting boundaries around the cyber influence of our family, we as parents must lead the way in what this should look like. This may be a difficult thing for some of us. There has even been a new term created “Nomophobiaâ€�, no mobile phone phobia. How many of us would turn around if we left our phone on the counter, ...…
 
The Research Is In Why should parents take charge of the cyber input that is invading the life of their children? First, the cyber world is here to stay. Secondly, it is so dominant in our culture that it needs to be looked at. Third, research is now coming out in volumes stating that while there is the good impact, there is also damaging i ...…
 
In this episode: Janet speaks with pioneering homeschool practitioner and advocate Laura Grace Weldon, author of the best-selling book Free Range Learning – How Homeschooling Changes Everything. Laura’s experiences capture the essence of how children learn best and gain competence, self-confidence, maturity and wisdom. She and Janet find common ...…
 
00:31 Earthquake! Nicole was jolted awake by a quake—and the realization that she's not going to survive an apocalypse. 08:58 Stars of Stage, Screen, and Ice: We reflect on our many years of kid-performance experiences, from marching band to dance to water polo. 31:03 Speed Round: Outdoor Chores: Basically, you won't catch any of us pushing a l ...…
 
Many of us freak out when we have those "What was I thinking when I decided to have this kid?!" moments. But as it turns out, whether you're dealing with a newborn, the 'Terrible Two's' or the adolescent years, it's perfectly normal to feel complete overwhelm to the point of regret. Instead of beating yourself up or sitting in shame, tune in to ...…
 
Dog moms, single dads, the list of people trying to claim Mother's Day from moms goes on. So, we address it head on! Should moms get their own holiday? Do we all need to be able to celebrate everything? What about the folks who have a hard time with Mother's Day every year? We tackle these questions and more, plus share our cool picks of the we ...…
 
What could ever prepare you for the birth of a premature baby? One in ten babies are born before term and face a massive battle for life.
 
It's the kind of thing we'd love to say that we do—especially Terri, who used to work for Hallmark—but between the cost and the time and the organization needed to actually buy and mail something, we're not exactly on it.
 
Lynette opens this week’s second episode of For Crying Out Loud talking about Natalia and Sonny not doing so well in science class this year. Then Lynette and Stef talk about the kids playing video games. Before they wrap, Stef shares a story about being interviewed by Katie Couric one time.By info@podcastone.com.
 
Rebecca Lavoie, Carvell Wallace, and Dan Kois discuss sibling solidarity in the face of morning lateness, new solutions to those morning routines, difficult parents and destination events, the effect of a parent's mental illness on their children, plus triumphs and fails, and recommendations. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm ...…
 
We love our dogs so much we talk about them all the time on their podcast (and sometimes you can even hear them in the background), but birthday celebrations? Maybe a spoonful of peanut butter and a pat on the head.
 
Brendon is a comic, an actor, podcaster, and a dad. He has a podcast on All Things Comedy called Do You Know Who Jason Segel Is?. We talk about how his baby isn't real, Korean spas, auditions, flashes of awfulness, your parents sucked, late blooming, and the road as an escape. Enjoy our chat! brendonwalsh.com kiracomedy.com karenandkiracanread. ...…
 
TV star and actress Sadie Robertson explains how she has remained true to her Christian values in the midst of the pressures that come with a highly successful career in the public spotlight.By webdev@fotf.org (Focus on the Family).
 
Joanna joins Sean and helps with parenting queries such as when to talk about stranger danger, how to cope with 3 teenagers.
 
Catherine confesses to some passive-aggressive temperature shifting, Nicole declares her intention to keep her home "Canada cold" year-round, and Terri's New Jersey tough with a less-chilly AC setting. What's your thermostat setting of choice?
 
For our special Mother’s Day episode, poet and writer Rachel Zucker explores her complex relationship with her mom, Diane Wolkstein. To join the conversation, go to longestshortesttime.com! Sign up for our newsletter. Follow us on Instagram. Thomas’ English Muffins, Marc’s Mission: Way of the Warrior Kid from Macmillan Kids, Mabel’s Labels (cod ...…
 
Imagine what it feels like to have tiny teeth forming inside your mouth and literally bursting from your gums! Sounds painful, right? When do children typically start teething? What are the common symptoms? And what are some natural ways you can help tame the pain? Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices…
 
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Your road map to this week's entertainment-themed podcast: 00:35 Dancing with the Stars Athletes: We said goodbye to both basketball players this week, meaning the remaining competitors are evenly split between figure skaters and people Terri will root for. 16:36 Trophy Wife: The "Halloween" episode had us recalling Leslie Knope's nemesis, Greg ...…
 
“How did it go?” You ask your child after yet another therapy session. “Fine.” Your child flatly replies. It’s been months and it is always the same thing. No reaction after therapy. No behavioral changes at home. Is your child’s therapy working? Are there goals? What is going on in there? The post PSP 066: What to Do When Your Child’s Therapy ...…
 
Lynette opens this week’s first episode of For Crying Out Loud talking about Natalia getting in trouble and having her electronics taken away. This leads to the ladies talking about the down side of trying to punish your kids by taking their phones away. Before they wrap, Stef talks about her neighbors yelling at Xander.…
 
Marcus Soutra, president of mentoring organization Eye to Eye, takes us behind the scenes of their new app for kids with learning and attention issues, Empower.For more information, visit the show notes at http://www.tiltparenting.com/session107
 
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