Podcast newbie or regular listener, it’s time to freshen up your playlist. Moms across the country shared their fave podcasts with us and we’re dishing out the deets on what’s hot in 2023. So pop in those earbuds and steal a little time for yourself, seriously you have earned it.
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HEALTH & WELLNESS
1. Happier with Gretchen Rubin
The NYT bestselling author gives tips, research-based strategies and conducts interviews to help your life be a little happier, def a good thing.
2. Terrible, Thanks for Asking
Author and host Nora McInerny lays bare those subjects we all face but don't really wanna talk about - death, divorce, debt - all with some humor thrown in for good measure.
Host Glennon Doyle has helped millions navigate tough times and her podcast sticks with what works - talking honestly about the difficult stuff we all face.
Certified confidence coach Kara Loewentheil helps women overcome anxiety and insecurity so they can get what they want from life personally and professionally, sounds good to us.
Live your best love life thanks to this doctor’s candid and fun advice that talks about all those topics you don’t necessarily want to chat about on the playground.
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1. Crime Junkie
Each weekly episode unpacks one true crime case in under an hour. Get your criminal fix and go.
A look back at historical crimes happening during each daily episode, all in about 10 minutes, or the time it takes your kids to get out of the car.
3. Not Another True Crime Podcast
Covers all things sketchy from crime to cults with a lot of laughs along the way.
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Parenting is tough, Dr. Becky's got answers that work. Potty training to teenagers, she covers it all.
2. The Mom Hour
Two relatable moms bare all about the good, the bad, and the ugly when it comes to parenting kids of all ages.
Your secret weapon for handling those big feelings and tricky situations that happen when raising people from toddlers to teens.
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1. Hidden Brain
We've all got one, best learn more about its works and quirks through science and storytelling.
Deep dive into the lives of historically important women from ones you've heard of (Queen Elizabeth) to ones you probably haven't (Victoria Woodhull).
3. Code Switch
The award-winning podcast that addresses issues of race and its effect on every part of our society.
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Mike Rowe of Dirty Jobs fame tackles issues from pop culture to the supply chain with his own take and good humor.
Hosts dig into the dark corners of the internet to find untold stories you won't hear anywhere else like Russian antiwar You Tubers and llamas at weddings.
The classic that just keeps on giving with captivating stories about life you just can't quit.