I have been hearing a lot of talk about podcasts from women in my mom group and from writers I follow on Instagram. I never thought they'd excite me so I never gave them a shot. Until someone recommended me to Serial, a podcast about a murder of a high school girl in 1999. I listened to the first episode while cleaning and was absolutely hooked. Since then, I've been on the search for podcasts. Here's what I've come up with.
If you're a parent...
Listen to: The Longest Shorter Time
This beloved parenting podcast was started by Hillary Frank, a mother herself. It's known as the "parenting show for everyone" because it's so versatile and great even if you're just friends with someone who has a child. It creates a sense of community and allows parents to know they aren't alone in their struggles - something every parent needs to know at one time or another. The struggles are real and the conversations within the podcast shine light in insightful and smart ways. Frank said it best - “I’m trying to facilitate people telling their stories so we all feel less alone.”