I don’t know about you, but podcasts have changed my life.
Essentially, they become the conversations that you don’t have time to actually have when you’re run off your feet.
You can use them to catch up on the news headlines while you’re hanging the washing, learn something new while you’re pushing a pram around or just to have a laugh while you’re folding the laundry.
And (unlike when you’re trying to multitask while talking on the phone) if you get interrupted or a little distracted from a podcast, it’s not going to matter much.
So here are our top podcast recommendations for whatever mood strikes you.
Stay up to date with… Quick news podcasts
Between getting dinner on the table, getting the kids in and out of the bath and finally getting kids in bed, one thing I’d never manage to get was time to sit down and watch the news before it had finished.
And when you’ve spent all day talking to little people, or all day absorbed by your day job, staying connected to what’s going on in the world feels even more important.
The below podcasts are super speedy but will get you across the news headlines while providing the context you need to stay informed.
Improve your parenting with… Helpful parenting podcasts
By listening to the experiences and tips of other parents and parenting experts, we come to feel less alone on our motherhood journey.
There’s no such thing as a perfect parent but we can try to be better today than we were yesterday. Listening to these parenting podcasts will help you do just that.
Learn a little (or a lot) with… Mind-growing podcasts
When you’re feeling thirsty for some knowledge these should be your go-to podcasts. They cover all manner of subjects from all over the world, from the small stuff to the big issues that we all should be learning more about. They’ll also make sure the next time you go out for dinner you’ll have more interesting things to chat about than sleep schedules, school dramas and tantrums.
Laugh the day away with… Light entertainment podcasts
Let’s face it, parenting is exhausting. When you’re at the end of your tether and need a laugh or just to turn your brain off, try these…
We hope you enjoy these podcast recommendations for busy mums.
Stay tuned for our best Business Mums podcast recommendations and more that your kids can listen and learn from too.