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There is one thing we can agree on, all moms are busy. Whether you are a stay at home mom or a working mom, diapers need to be changed, kids need to be fed and laundry needs to be done. When we get caught up in the chaos we may often feel alone.

I’ve learned that listening to podcasts are a way to stay connected in today’s modern motherhood world. We hear adult voices and learn things all while we continue being a mom.

They are great to listen to on your commute or while you’re washing dishes while the kids nap.

Here are a few podcasts that I enjoy and think you will too as a modern mom. There are so many podcasts, you are garaunteed to find something that fits your interests.

1. Forever 35

“On Forever35, LA-based writers and friends Doree Shafrir and Kate Spencer dive into the self-care practices that we all text our friends about — from which serums their using right now and whether drugstore mascara is as good as the fancy stuff, to finding a great therapist, navigating the challenges of friendship, and what they’re making for dinner. No topic is off-limits, and Doree and Kate get into it with humor, honesty, and authenticity.”

2. Girly Mags

This podcast is for any girl that has grown up in the 90’s and early 2000’s! It is nostalgia overload while they dissect teen magazines such as YM, Seventeen, Teen People and more!

3. Moms and Murder

I can do a whole blog post on true crime podcasts alone, (and who knows, maybe one day I will) but this one is perfect if you want dip your toes into the true crime world.Their stories are fascinating, but also not too gory or gruesome. Plus, they seem like awesome moms I would want to hang out with!

4. Body Kindness

This podcasts is about the power to change diet culture – one voice at a time. In this podcast it features people from all walks of life about their journey to a better wellbeing. From food to family to sex, you never know what will come up in an episode.

5. Sure, Babe Podcast

“Chrissy Powers is a licensed therapist, photographer, blogger and mother that discusses all things: Marriage, Motherhood, Career, Lifestyle. Sure, Babe is all about relationships, accepting who you are and living the life you are meant to live.”

6. Solve

Love a good mystery? Each episode of this podcast assigns the listener with a new case that’s based on real true crimes. From there, the story unfolds and you’ll have to use your detective skills to solve the case. You’ll interrogate suspects, piece together evidence and scour distinct crime scenes to track down murderers that might be hiding in plain sight. Not gonna lie, it’s a lot of fun to try and solve!

7. Coffee and Crumbs

This podcast makes mothers feel safe, known, encouraged, and loved. They are what one listener described them as an invisible village.

8. Asking for a Friend

We’ve watched her grow from Laguna Beach to The Hills, so why not get some great advice from Lauren Conrad? She shares tips for all aspects of life—style, beauty, parenting, relationships, entertaining, wellness and more.

9. Enlightenedhood

With host Leena Lamos, you will get to know amazing mothers who are bravely sharing their motherhood journey, shifting the rhetoric about motherhood, using mindfulness and spirituality as non-negotiables, and showing up every day as their most authentic selves.
I have had the pleasure to talk with Leena a few times, and she is just so empowering and inspirational!

10. Betch Slapped

This hilarious podcast has everything from celebrity gossip to what you should be watching on TV to news that you can bare to listen to. You’ll also get to hear The Betches give advice to listeners about love, friendship, and more in “Dear Betch”.

11. The Longeat Shortest Time

Created by one of my favorite young adult authors when I was a teen, I am pleased to share that Hilary Frank now has a parenting podcast. It has stories about the surprises and absurdities of raising other humans—and being raised by them.

12. Almost 30

This awesome podcasts includes self development, health and wellness, culture, spirituality, and entrepreneurship. What else can you ask for in a podcast?!

13. The Motherly Podcast

The Motherly Podcast brings honest conversations with some of the world’s most interesting mothers—entrepreneurs, actresses, politicians and authors—straight to you. Get ready to feel inspired, energized, understood and seen like never before. Their podcast guests are redefining motherhood, courageously sharing their diverse experiences and using their voices to uplift and inspire women.”

14. The Anxiety Coaches Podcast

“The Anxiety Coaches Podcast is a relaxing and inspiring show bringing you lifestyle changes to calm your nervous system and help you heal Anxiety, Panic and PTSD for life!”

15. Style Your Mind

“Style Your Mind is a podcast for success-driven women who want to design their thoughts, empower themselves, and build a beautiful life and career. Hosted by bestselling personal development author and entrepreneur Cara Alwill Leyba, this show is for every woman on the edge of change who is ready to reinvent herself, elevate her thinking, and transform her life.”

16. Self Help-less

“The fun podcast covers an array of topics, with each host bringing their own areas of expertise to the conversation – Delanie often provides career and relationship advice, Kelsey is a beauty guru and feng shui advocate, and Taylor is a great resource for maintaining a healthy, active lifestyle. The hosts are hilariously candid and are often joined by expert guests in their respective fields.”

17. NPR Up First

News flash! Getting your resources from Facebook may not be the best way you obtain news.
NPR’s Up First is considered to be unbiased, and is quick so you are not consuming your whole day with it. First Up covers three three biggest stories of the day, with reporting and analysis from NPR News — in 10 minutes. Available weekdays by 6 a.m. ET

18. Skimm This Daily Evening Podcast

Need some help understanding the news that you are consuming? ‘Skimm This’ breaks down the most important stories of the day and explains why they matter all in about 10-15 minutes. Every Monday-Friday at 5pm ET.

I can go on with my list, but I suggest if you haven’t heard any, take a look for yourself! Literally type in your favorite thing to do and I am sure something will pop up for you!

If you are an avid podcast listener share with me your shows! I am always up for a good listen.

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