The 10 Best Podcasts Every Mom Should Listen To

As a mom, life can often be a whirlwind of responsibilities, challenges, and joyful moments. Whether you’re a first time mom, a seasoned parent, or somewhere in between, finding time for self-improvement and personal growth can be challenging. There are stacks of great books out there, but if you are a busy mom like me, it can be hard to fit reading into our schedules. I’m all about multitasking, and podcasts offer an excellent way for moms to stay informed, entertained, and inspired while doing those mundane tasks like dishes or laundry. In this blog post, I’ll share a list of podcasts (10 to be exact) that cater to moms, providing valuable insights, laughter, and support!

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1. The Mom Hour

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Hosted by Meagan Francis and Sarah Powers, The Mom Hour is an informative and relatable podcast for all things motherhood. Covering a wide range of parenting topics, the hosts share their personal experiences while inviting guests to offer their perspectives. From handling sleep issues and toddler tantrums to discussing self-care and finding balance, The Mom Hour is a great resource for any mom who wants to enjoy motherhood more, and cut back on comparison, worry and stress. Sign me up! The Mom Hour has new podcasts every week. 

Topics Covered: Some of the recurring topics include sleep training, meal planning, sibling dynamics, discipline strategies, work-life balance, self-care, and handling the emotional rollercoaster of motherhood.

  • Average length of episode: 45 minutes – 1 hour
  • Apple Podcast Review: 4.8 stars out of 1,480 ratings
  • Episodes: 678 (and counting)
  • Rating: Clean
  • Website: The Mom Hour

Bonus – they even have an organized library showing podcasts for Mom’s in different seasons of life. New Moms, toddler Moms, older kids, etc. 

2. The Joy Filled Podcast

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The Joy Filled Podcast is hosted by Jenna Griffith and discusses Christian Motherhood, Stay at Home Mom Mindset, and Faith Based Encouragement. In a culture that tries to sell the lie that being “just a mom” is not enough, Joy Filled Podcast comes alongside you and helps you thrive in this season at home and experience the fullness of joy that it can bring. 

Topics Covered: This podcast covers topics like navigating stay-at-home-motherhood and the importance of community, homeschooling, and stories of encouragement for Christian parents. 

  • Average length of episode: 30 minutes – 45 minutes
  • Apple Podcast Review: 5 stars out of 501 ratings
  • Episodes: 79 (and counting)
  • Rating: Clean

3. Coffee + Crumbs

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Perfect for moms who enjoy a warm cup of coffee and candid conversations, Coffee + Crumbs is a delightful podcast that covers the highs and lows of motherhood. This community-driven show features a group of talented writers and mothers sharing their thoughts, fears, and triumphs. They share that their goal is for mothers to feel safe, known, encouraged and loved. Listeners can expect heartfelt stories, encouraging advice, and a sense of solidarity with other moms navigating the ups and downs of parenting.

Topics Covered: This podcast covers a wide range of topics related to motherhood, such as pregnancy, childbirth, postpartum experiences, raising toddlers, school-age children, and teenagers. Additionally, the show explores themes like self-care, mental health, relationships, and the challenges of balancing motherhood with personal pursuits and professional aspirations.

  • Average length of episode: 30 minutes – 1 hour
  • Apple Podcast Review: 4.8 stars out of 1,698 ratings
  • Episodes: 147 (and counting)
  • Rating: Clean
  • Website: Coffee + Crumbs

4. The Birth Hour

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Maybe you are pregnant and looking for inspirational birth stories, trying to conceive, breastfeeding, or postpartum. Maybe you are an experienced Mom who loves birth stories. Whatever stage of motherhood you are in, Birth Hour is a treasure trove of diverse and empowering personal stories. Hosted by Bryn Huntpalmer, the podcast features mothers recounting their unique birth journeys, including home births, water births, and more. Listening to these powerful stories can help moms-to-be feel informed, inspired, and reassured as they prepare for their own childbirth experiences. 

Topics Covered: The core focus of the podcast is sharing birth stories from different mothers. Listeners can expect to hear firsthand accounts of various birth experiences, including natural births, hospital births, home births, water births, VBACs (Vaginal Birth After Cesarean), and more.

5. Don’t Mom Alone Podcast

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This podcast is hosted by Heather MacFayden, and focuses on providing encouragement, support, and practical advice for moms while fostering a sense of community and connection. Heather invites guests, including authors, experts, and fellow moms, to share their experiences and insights on various aspects of motherhood. 

Topics Covered: Postpartum experiences including postpartum depression, challenges of being a working mom, raising kids with special needs, parenting strategies, and building community. 

  • Average length of episode: 30 minutes – 1 hour
  • Apple Podcast Review: 4.9 stars out of 2,141 ratings
  • Episodes: 477 (and counting)
  • Rating: Clean
  • Website: Don’t Mom Alone

6. Risen Motherhood

Risen Motherhood is the first podcast I listened to as a new Mom and it really blessed me. This Podcast is a Christian podcast designed to help moms integrate their faith with motherhood. Hosted by Emily Jensen and Laura Wifler, the show offers biblical perspectives on parenting and addresses common struggles faced by Christian mothers. Each episode equips moms with the tools and encouragement they need to nurture their spiritual lives while raising their children. Risen Motherhood episodes are shorter than most, which makes it easy to listen to them here and there when you have a few minutes. 

Topics Covered: This podcast offers biblical perspectives on parenting and addresses a wide range of topics related to motherhood and spiritual growth. Some key topics covered include family discipleship, having a gospel centered marriage, grace & imperfection in motherhood, and gospel centered parenting. 

  • Average length of episode: 15-30 minutes
  • Apple Podcast Review: 4.9 stars out of 6,454 ratings
  • Episodes: 240 (and counting)
  • Rating: Clean
  • Website: Risen Motherhood

Bonus: They also have several books and guided journals to help you on your motherhood journey.

7. Edit Your Life

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Hosted by Christine Koh and Asha Dornfest, Edit Your Life is a podcast that empowers moms to simplify their lives and focus on what truly matters. Covering topics like decluttering, time management, and self-care, the hosts provide practical tips for creating a balanced and intentional lifestyle. This podcast is an excellent resource for moms seeking to reclaim their time and energy.

Topics Covered: The primary topics covered in “Edit Your Life” are related to simplifying and enhancing various areas of life. Some of the main themes include: decluttering and organization, time management, minimalism, family life, finances and mindfulness. 

  • Average length of episode: 30-45 minutes
  • Apple Podcast Review: 4.6 stars out of 368 ratings
  • Episodes: 164 (and counting)
  • Rating: Clean
  • Website: Edit Your Life

8. Life’s A Trip 

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Life’s A Trip is hosted by Ryan and Shannon Tripp, and is an all encompassing, weekly parenting podcast. The Tripps are parents to 5 kids, and live a fun life of travel and adventure. They share practical advice straight from their own experience about homeschooling, travel, safety, and family values. Both Ryan and Shannon come from healthcare backgrounds and also have some great tips and resources on first-aid, choking and head injuries to help you feel prepared as a Mom. 

Topics Covered: This podcast covers all kinds of topics, from living a healthy lifestyle with kids, travel tips, homeschooling, and family values. 

  • Average length of episode: 20-30 minutes
  • Apple Podcast Review: 4.9 stars out of 702 ratings
  • Episodes: 17 (and counting)
  • Rating: Clean

9. The Motherly Podcast

The Motherly Podcast features honest conversations about modern motherhood with inspiring leaders – who also happen to be mothers. These incredible women are helping to redefine motherhood, using their voices to uplift women with practical ideas and expert insights on their parenting journey. This is a weekly podcast hosted by Liz Tenety. 

Topics Covered: The Motherly podcast focuses on various topics related to motherhood, parenting, and women’s experiences. Themes include real and diverse stories of motherhood, practical advice, career and motherhood, self care, and woman empowerment. 

  • Average length of episode: 30-45 minutes
  • Apple Podcast Review: 4.7 stars out of 557 ratings
  • Episodes: 162 (and counting)
  • Rating: Clean
  • Website: The Motherly Podcast

10. What Fresh Hell

If you are looking for a comedy podcast about motherhood, What Fresh Hell is for you. Hosted by funny moms Margaret Ables and Amy Wilson, this podcast is about the never-ending “fresh hells” of parenting. They discuss all sorts of important topics but with a comedy twist. This one might have you laughing at the everyday issues Moms face while also giving you some helpful tips along the way. This podcast offers 3 episodes a week of laughs, advice, and community as the hosts “laugh in the face of motherhood”.

Topics Covered: This podcast uses humor to navigate the ups and downs of motherhood, finding the funny side of various parenting situations and making light of the daily struggles. You can expect to hear episodes about parenting dilemmas, philosophies, and hacks, sibling relationships and marriage/relationship topics. All with a comedy flare! 

  • Average length of episode: 30-45 minutes
  • Apple Podcast Review: 4.8 stars out of 557 ratings
  • Episodes: 655 (and counting)
  • Rating: Clean
  • Website: What Fresh Hell
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In the fast-paced world of motherhood, podcasts are an easily accessible resource for moms to find inspiration, knowledge, and reassurance. Whether you’re looking for parenting advice, personal growth, or simply a good laugh, the ten podcasts mentioned above are sure to become your go-to sources for support and entertainment. So, grab your headphones and make the most of those quiet moments with these empowering and insightful podcasts for moms. All of these podcasts listed can be found on apple podcasts. Happy listening!

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