The mission of Parent Footprint is to make the world a better place — one parent and one child at a time. Host Dr. Dan Peters teaches parents, families, and caregivers how to leave their best footprint for the next generation. Listeners will learn how to parent with increased awareness and how to be purposeful about leaving a healthy footprint on our children.
Hand in Hand: A Podcast for Parents
Every week hosts Abigail and Elle decode children’s difficult behaviors and share new and exciting ways to turn things around by covering topics such as setting limits, handling lying, and how to get a child to eat when they refuse.
NPR Life Kit Parenting: Raising Awesome Kids
What do math, kindness, and self-regulation have in common? They're ingredients to raising an awesome kid. In partnership with Sesame Workshop, Life Kit talks to parenting experts for tips and tricks to empower kids to be compassionate, embrace math without fear and cultivate self-control.
NPR Life Kit Parenting: Difficult Conversations
Is Santa Claus real? What happened to the cat? Why is that kid's skin color different? Raising children means facing tough questions. Sesame Workshop's child development experts have 50 years of experience with giving answers. They help us handle three sensitive subjects: magic, race, and death.
AT Parenting Survival Podcast (Anxiety and OCD)
Do you want in-depth advice on how to parent kids with anxiety and OCD? Tune in to this weekly podcast. Check out the back episodes on every imaginable topic on anxiety & OCD.
Hearing stories out loud is a great way to develop children’s reading and literacy skills. In addition to reading out loud to your child, podcasts can add some extra magic while also building skills. Here are a few of a Licensed School Psychologist Tara Motzenbecker’s favorite podcasts for children:
One of the first kids' podcasts to grasp podcasts' storytelling capabilities, this podcast is still going strong with kid-friendly renditions of classic stories, fairy tales, and original works. These longer stories with a vivid vocabulary are great for bigger kids past the age for picture books but who still love a good bedtime story. Best for: Big kids
Good Night Stories for Rebel Girls
The Podcast is a fairy tale podcast about the extraordinary women who inspire us.The show is based on Good Night Stories for Rebel Girls, the global best-selling book series inspiring millions of girls and women around the world to dream bigger, aim higher, and fight harder. Best for: Kids
Wow in the World
One of the newest podcasts to hit the scene, NPR's first show for kids is exactly the sort of engaging, well-produced content you would expect from the leaders in radio and audio series. Hosts Guy Roz and Mindy Thomas exude joy and curiosity while discussing the latest news in science and technology in a way that's enjoyable for kids and informative for grown-ups. Best for: Kids
This is a gentle podcast that encourages relaxation as well as mindfulness. Great for bedtime, but also any time of day when kids could use a calming activity, this podcast combines breathing exercises with whimsical visualizations for a truly peaceful experience. Best for: Preschoolers and little kids
But Why? The Podcast for Curious Kids
Kids are always asking seemingly simple questions that have surprisingly complex answers, such as "Why is the sky blue?" and "Who invented words?" This cute biweekly radio show/podcast takes on answering them. Each episode features several kid-submitted questions, usually on a single theme, and with the help of experts, it gives clear, interesting answers. Best for: Kids