04 May 10+ Motherhood Podcasts
We have put together a list of our favourite podcasts that cover all things motherly.
While updating our podcasts recently, we discovered some insightful and helpful podcasts about motherhood and parenting hosted by Australian (and other) mothers and parents.
Whether you’re at home craving adult conversation or doing the daily travel grind to work, why not sit back, relax and press play on some of these motherhood podcasts?
How much screen time should you let your kids have? How do you talk to your tweens and teens about sex and consent? How do you keep your cool when your child throws a tantrum?
2. Happy Families
Dedicated to exploring the truth about parenting, Happy Families with Dr Justin Coulson is for parents who want all the answers but don’t have any time!
3. ABC Babytalk
Covering a number of topical issues relating to parenting and babies, Penny Johnston talks about child surrogacy, breastfeeding, help with using formula, therapies for childbirth, making your home baby safe and time management for parents
This is not the place for “perfect parents”. This is a weekly look at parenting as it truly is – confusing, exhausting, inspiring, completely full of surprises and very messy. Join Andrew Daddo, broadcaster, author of children’s books and father of three, and Holly Wainwright, editor, writer and mother of two, as they unpack what parents are really talking about. From toddlers to teenagers, it’s all the disasters and delights of parenting made real.
For more inspiration on your motherhood journey, the US-based podcast’s mission is to encourage mothers around the world through the power of shared experiences and beautiful storytelling. Topics range from ‘have you ever looked in the mirror and wondered: where did I go?’, ‘how to have important conversations with your kids’ and ‘motherhood + social media’.
Psychologist Warren Cann shares a series of podcasts about common obstacles parents face while rearing children and teenagers. Topics include:
- the effects of advertising on children
- what to do if your child is being bullied
- tips to help parents deal with conflicts and aggression between siblings
- highlighting children’s development stages
- family separation.
From How Things Work & I Heart Radio these podcasts are wide-ranging and varied, as their name indicates. Over 300 topics such as ‘Motherhood and Identity’, ‘Women in Comedy’ and ‘Sexism and Gym-timidation’ cover all angles of life!
You are the right mum for your kids! Listen to Christy’s tips on how to care for yourself while mothering.
An older podcast for those with kids who have special needs. This show tells the stories of the children and their parents who find themselves in that one in a thousand, or one in ten thousand, or even one in a million position of having a child with special needs and how they come to cope.
In a new LiSTNR original podcast, Dr Golly and the Experts, Dr Daniel Golshevsky (Dr Golly) talks with ‘experts’ – parents who have, through necessity, become a specialist in their child’s – or their own – health journey from diagnosis to day-to-day treatment and beyond. The stories are sometimes painful, often heart-warming and always inspiring and told through the voices and hearts of high-profile Australians as they talk to Dr Golly, a Melbourne-based paediatrician and father of three.
Words by Win Koda// Photography by Bruno Gomiero
Checked May 2023