We are big supporters of podcasts and for good reasons. We get to hear so many experts sharing real stories and advice. And the best part is that you can listen anywhere. On a walk, in the car, on an airplane, getting ready for work, or driving in your car. We know when it comes to parenting and raising children time is precious. We don’t always have time to pick up that book or read that article. Podcasts can be a great resource for getting parenting tools and advice on the go.
We have picked out some of our favorite parenting podcasts that you can listen to while doing one of the many things on your to-do list!
Life Kit Parenting: An NPR show that gives great advice on how to navigate raising children and how to talk to kids about various topics. From the birds and the bees to the tooth fairy! This show has wonderful experts that share real tools to use.
It Takes a Village: A show that focuses on listening and well being of children vs. lecturing children. Gives various strategies to take the conflict out of discipline.
Raising Good Humans: Trustworthy and realistic advice from a developmental psychologist, who is also a mother of two trying to raise good humans herself.
Unruffled Respectful Parenting: Each episode addresses a different reader’s parenting issue and Janet Lansbury tackles the challenge through her respectful parenting philosophy.
Ready, Set, Play: A podcast all about child development, play, parenting, and toys. Experts discuss the importance of play and how different toys can with developing your child’s mind.
Family Confidential: Experts and educators give 21st century parenting advice to help strengthen your family.
Parenting on Purpose: Relevant and practical advice for parents, especially relating to developing character.
Not Just Cute, the Podcast:A podcast where the conversations center on whole child development and intentional parenting
The Brain Architects: Harvard University’s Center on the Developing Child explores what we can do in the developing years to make sure that all children have a successful future
Raising children is no easy task. It can help to hear stories of others who have walked in your shoes. Besides experts and psychologists, many podcasts offer real stories as a way to connect with the listeners. Whatever you may be dealing with in your child rearing journey, just know there are resources to help support you and people who can relate.