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Moms Don't Have Time to Read Books: Parenting Audiobooks

Moms Don't Have Time to Read Books: Parenting Audiobooks

Parenting book recommendations from Zibby Owens, a writer, mother of four and the creator and host of Webby-nominated, popular podcast, "Moms Don't Have Time to Read Books.”

Playlist Tags: genre: Parenting & Relationships audience: parents audience: bookish podcast fans influencer-created

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The Tantrum Survival Guide

Tune In to Your Toddler's Mind (and Your Own) to Calm the Craziness and Make Family Fun Again

By Rebecca Schrag Hershberg, PhD
Narrated by: Rebecca Schrag Hershberg, PhD
Length: 9 hours 11 minutes

If you are the parent of a toddler or preschooler, chances are you know a thing or two about tantrums. While those epic meltdowns can certainly be part of "normal" toddler behavior, they are still maddening, stressful, and exhausting—for everyone involved. What can you do to keep your cool and help your child calm down? Rebecca Schrag Hershberg,... Read more »

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Viral Parenting

A Guide to Setting Boundaries, Building Trust, and Raising Responsible Kids in an Online World

By Mindy McKnight
Narrated by: Mindy McKnight, Shaun McKnight, Brooklyn McKnight & Bailey McKnight
Length: 7 hours 28 minutes

Mindy McKnight, YouTube's favorite mom, shares the tools parents need to keep kids safe in their online lives--and shows how to create stronger family relationships as they do.
A cross between Jen Hatmaker and Rosalind Wiseman, VIRAL PARENTING is a guide to raising responsible, safe, and communicative kids in the digital world. Mindy shares... Read more »

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How to Raise a Boy

The Power of Connection to Build Good Men

By Michael C. Reichert
Narrated by: Adam Grupper
Length: 11 hours 17 minutes

Michael C. Reichert draws on his thirty years of experience researching the process by which boys become men to provide a roadmap for parents and educators who hope to help the boys they love and care about grow into strong, emotionally intelligent, and compassionate men. In this groundbreaking book, a leading psychologist and researcher of the... Read more »

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How to be a Happier Parent

Raising a Family, Having a Life and Loving (Almost) Every Minute

By KJ Dell'Antonia
Narrated by: KJ Dell'Antonia
Length: 8 hours 36 minutes

An encouraging guide to helping parents find more happiness in their day-to-day family life, from the former lead editor of the New York Times' Motherlode blog.

In all the writing and reporting KJ Dell'Antonia has done on families over the years, one topic keeps coming up again and again: parents crave a greater sense of happiness in their daily... Read more »

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Weird Parenting Wins

Bathtub Dining, Family Screams, and Other Hacks from the Parenting Trenches

By Hillary Frank
Narrated by: Hillary Frank, Nicola Barber, Dan Bittner, Raphael Corkhill, Ana Isabel, Laura Knight-Keating, Barrie Kreinik, Quincy Tyler Bernstine & Gabra Zackman
Length: 7 hours 7 minutes

Unconventional--yet effective--parenting strategies, carefully curated by the creator of the popular podcast The Longest Shortest Time

Some of the best parenting advice that Hillary Frank ever received did not come from parenting experts, but from friends and podcast listeners who acted on a whim, often in moments of desperation. These "weird... Read more »

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Cribsheet

A Data-Driven Guide to Better, More Relaxed Parenting, from Birth to Preschool
The ParentData Series: Book #2

By Emily Oster
Narrated by: Karissa Vacker
Length: 10 hours 36 minutes

From the author of Expecting Better and The Family Firm, an economist's guide to the early years of parenting.

“Both refreshing and useful. With so many parenting theories driving us all a bit batty, this is the type of book that we need to help calm things down.” —LA Times


“The book is jampacked with information, but it’s also a delightful read... Read more »

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Mom Hacks

100+ Science-Backed Shortcuts to Reclaim Your Body, Raise Awesome Kids, and Be Unstoppable

By Darria Gillespie & MD
Narrated by: Darria Gillespie & MD
Length: 6 hours 47 minutes

Why is it generally accepted that motherhood comes at the expense of our health—with all that weight gain, fatigue, and exhaustion? It doesn't have to be that way. What if you AND your baby could thrive together? We cure diseases. We create artificial ears using 3-D printers. We solved how to pee in space. We can figure this out—and now Dr....

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What No One Tells You

A Guide to Your Emotions from Pregnancy to Motherhood

By Alexandra Sacks & Catherine Birndorf
Narrated by: Cynthia Farrell
Length: 8 hours 45 minutes

Your guide to the emotions of pregnancy and early motherhood, from two of America’s top reproductive psychiatrists.

When you are pregnant, you get plenty of advice about your growing body and developing baby. Yet so much about motherhood happens in your head. What everyone really wants to know: Is this normal?

-Even after months of trying, is it... Read more »

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