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November 28, 2021

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Got a Sec? Try a Parenting Podcast That We Love and Think You Will, Too

Eke out little time for yourself in the car or anywhere — and there's a podcast for that! Here are some of our faves for moms and dads.

Rethink the way you raise your kids with different perspectives. Here are podcasts we love:

 

1. Good Inside

Mom of three Becky Kennedy, Ph.D.-aka Dr. Becky (she's also a clinical psychologist) has a weekly podcast where she gives expert tips to parents everywhere. Good Inside, available on Apple and Spotify, explores questions today's parents have on parenting, stronger relationships with their kids, and helping their children grow. Under 30 minutes.

 

2. Zen Parenting Radio

Todd Adams and Cathy Cassani Adams, who are raising three daughters, are into self-help as they host enlightening discussions. Free at Apple PodcastsAndroidGoogle PodcastsSpotify, or zenparentingradio.com.

 

3. The Mom Hour

The Mom Hour is loaded with hundreds of episodes that yield a vastly supportive community for moms. Co-hosted by moms Meagan Francis and Sarah Powers, they discuss everything from mom shaming,  sleep deprivation, potty training, puberty, and the gamut. Free at Apple PodcastsGoogle PodcastsSpotifyStitcher, and more.

 

4. Ask Lisa: The Psychology of Parenting

Lisa Damour, Ph.D., a New York Times Adolescence columnist and author of bestsellers Untangled and Under Pressure, and Reena Nina, a world-class journalist, co-host the podcast Ask Lisa: The Psychology of Parenting. They answer parenting questions, cover mental health and other current topics — including COVID-19. Subscribe for free on Apple PodcastsStitcherSpotifyGoogle PodcastsiHeart Radio, and more.

 

5. The Longest Shortest Time

This award-winning podcast by author and podcaster Hillary Frank comes with the surprises and ironies of raising little humans — and being raised by them. Here's storytelling at its best mixed in with parenting conundrums. Subscribe at Apple Podcasts Spotify Stitcher iHeart Radio Google Podcasts and more.

 

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Susan Swindell Day

Susan Day is the editor in chief for this publication and the mom of four amazing kids.