50 Best Family Podcasts
Here are 50 Best Family Podcasts worth listening to in 2023
1. Wow in the World
New episodes come out every Monday for free, with 1-week early access for Wondery Kids subscribers.The #1 podcast for kids and their grown-ups. Hosts Mindy Thomas and Guy Raz share stories about the latest news in science, technology, and innovation. Stories that give kids hope, agency and make us all say 'WOW'!
Also in Kids Podcasts
Play⋅ 122.1K ⋅1 episode / week ⋅ Avg Length 19 min Get Email Contact
2. Story Pirates
New York City, New York, US
The Story Pirates believe that kids are creative geniuses. All of them. The Story Pirates are a nationally renowned group of top comedians, musicians, best-selling authors, and incredible teachers with fifteen years of experience creating content that celebrates the imaginations of kids. Winner of both the 2020 iHeartRadio Award and the Webby Award for Best Kids and Family Podcast, The Story Pirates Podcast is one of the top kids and family podcasts in the world.
Also in Gimlet Podcasts, Road Trip Podcasts
Play⋅ 13.1K⋅ 8K⋅ 11.2K ⋅1 episode / week ⋅ Avg Length 27 min Get Email Contact
3. Circle Round
Boston, Massachusetts, US
Created and produced by parents of young children, WBUR's Circle Round podcast adapts folktales from around the world into sound- and music-rich radio plays for kids ages 2 to 102. Each episode explores important issues like kindness, persistence, and generosity, and ends with an activity that inspires a deeper conversation between children and grown-ups.
Also in Children's Book Podcasts, Kindness Podcasts
Play⋅ 3.7K⋅ 1.6K⋅ 15.8K ⋅1 episode / week ⋅ Avg Length 24 min ⋅ Jun 2017 Get Email Contact
4. Brains On! Science podcast for kids
Brains On! is a science podcast for curious kids and adults from American Public Media. Each week, a different kid co-host joins Molly Bloom to find answers to fascinating questions about the world sent in by listeners. Like, do dogs know they're dogs? Or, why do feet stink? Plus, we have mystery sounds for you to guess, songs for you to dance to, and lots of facts - all checked by experts.
Also in Kids Friendly Facts Podcasts, Classroom Podcasts
Play⋅ 24.5K⋅ 6.2K ⋅1 episode / week ⋅ Avg Length 29 min Get Email Contact
5. What If World - Stories for Kids
What if a tiny dragon lived in my closet. What if there were a never-ending bowl of ice cream. What if cats ruled the world. Pirates, fairies, wizards, and robots band together with an endless cast of characters to help Mr. Eric tell wacky stories inspired by kids' questions.
Play⋅ 1.2K ⋅1 episode / week ⋅ Avg Length 20 min ⋅ Sep 2016 Get Email Contact
6. But Why: A Podcast for Curious Kids
But Why is a show led by you, kids! You ask the questions and we find the answers. It's a big interesting world out there. On But Why, we tackle topics large and small, about nature, words, even the end of the world.
Also in PRX Radio Station Podcasts, Vermont Public Radio Station Podcasts
Play⋅ 5.4K⋅ 2.3K ⋅1 episode / week ⋅ Avg Length 28 min ⋅ Apr 2016 Get Email Contact
7. The Past and The Curious: A History Podcast for Kids and Families
Louisville, Kentucky, US
A History Podcast for Kids! Parents love us, Teachers love us, and most importantly, kids do too!History can be amazing, inspiring and relevant to anyone. We love to share the stories of Spies, funny foods, George Washington's foibles, early advancements in cartooning and ballooning and much more!
Play⋅ 892⋅ 1.4K ⋅1 episode / day ⋅ Avg Length 26 min ⋅ Oct 2016 Get Email Contact
8. Smash Boom Best
Smash Boom Best is a debate show for kids and families from the makers of the award-winning podcast, Brains On! Every episode takes two cool things, smashes them together and lets you decide which is best. Our debaters use facts and passion to make their case -- teaching listeners how to defend their own opinions along the way.
Also in Debate Podcasts
Play⋅ 2.7K⋅ 1.1K ⋅1 episode / month ⋅ Avg Length 30 min Get Email Contact
9. Tumble Science Podcast for Kids
Exploring stories of science discovery. Tumble is a science podcast created to be enjoyed by the entire family. Hosted & produced by Lindsay Patterson (science journalist) & Marshall Escamilla (teacher).
Play⋅ 3.1K⋅ 2.3K ⋅1 episode / day ⋅ Avg Length 29 min Get Email Contact
10. Family Talk Podcast
Colorado Springs, Colorado, US
Be encouraged and uplifted to build your family upon enduring truths that are built upon God's word. Whether it's marriage tips or how to raise your sons and daughters, Dr. Dobson and his guests will help you build a stronger marriage and family. Founded in 2010 by Dr. James Dobson, Family Talk is a Christian non-profit organization located in Colorado Springs.
Also in Family Blogs, Christian Family Podcasts
Play⋅ 6.7M⋅ 26.3K ⋅4 episodes / week ⋅ Avg Length 26 min ⋅ Jan 2020 Get Email Contact
11. Focus on Parenting Podcast
Colorado Springs, Colorado, US
The Focus Parenting Podcast provides helpful tips for moms and dads on how to be a better parent each day to help raise kids on the right path.
Also in Parenting Podcasts
Play⋅ 2.9M⋅ 109.7K⋅ 386.3K ⋅2 episodes / week ⋅ Avg Length 11 min ⋅ Feb 2012 Get Email Contact
12. The Holderness Family Podcast
Welcome to the Holderness Family Podcast. This podcast share the real-life ups and downs of living together, working together, raising kids together, in what we hope is a funny and entertaining way.
Play⋅ 4.6M⋅ 24.3K ⋅1 episode / week ⋅ Avg Length 49 min ⋅ May 2018 Get Email Contact
13. Kids And Family
Kids And Family is a daily show for kids and the family. This podcast features books, jokes and loads of fun.
Play 30 episodes / week ⋅ Avg Length 2 min Get Email Contact
14. FamilyLife Today with Dennis Rainey
Orlando, Florida, US
Welcome to FamilyLife Today with Dennis Rainey. It is a donor-supported, non-profit organization which provides help and hope for marriages and families.
Also in Family Life Podcasts
Play⋅ 479.7K⋅ 22.7K ⋅14 episodes / week ⋅ Avg Length 16 min Get Email Contact
15. NC Family's | Family Policy Matters
Welcome to Family Policy Matters by John L. Rustin and Thomas Graham. They features interviews with national, state, and local experts on a wide range of policy issues important to North Carolina families.
Play⋅ 8.4K ⋅3 episodes / month ⋅ Avg Length 16 min ⋅ Jan 2014 Get Email Contact
16. LifeMinute Podcast | Kids and Family
LifeMinute Podcast is your guide to easy living. From home decorating, to holiday entertaining, cooking, cleaning, travel tips, personal finance, going green, and more.
Play⋅ 2K⋅ 620 ⋅5 episodes / month ⋅ Avg Length 3 min Get Email Contact
17. The Family Business Podcast
Taunton, England, UK
The Family Business Podcast is your virtual Chief Learning Officer, bringing you insights and expertise to help you and your family business to thrive. Hosted by Family Business Adviser, Russ Haworth ACFBA.
Also in UK Business Podcasts, Family Business Podcasts, UK Family Podcasts
Play⋅ 142⋅ 1.6K ⋅1 episode / quarter ⋅ Avg Length 39 min ⋅ Jul 2017 Get Email Contact
18. TED Talks Kids and Family
New York, US
Ideas worth inspiring related to kids and family. Fun videos to inspire, intrigue and stir your imagination from some of the world's leading thinkers and doers onstage at the TED conference, TEDx events and partner events around the world in this TED Talks Kids and Family podcast.
Also in TED Talks Podcasts
13.7M⋅ 11.4M ⋅1 episode / month ⋅ May 2012 Get Email Contact
19. Family Tree Magazine Podcast
Welcome to Family Tree Magazine Podcast hosted by Lisa Louise Cooke. They takes you behind the scenes to learn more about genealogy topics from our magazine, books, courses and more.
Play⋅ 118.5K ⋅1 episode / week ⋅ Avg Length 39 min Get Email Contact
20. Duncan Trussell Family Hour
Los Angeles, California, US
A weekly salon-style supershow, where comedian Duncan Trussell and guests explore the outer reaches of the multiverse.
Also in Funny And Comedy Podcasts, Comedian Podcasts, Comedy Interview Podcasts
Play⋅ 21.8K⋅ 432K⋅ 180.5K ⋅1 episode / day ⋅ Avg Length 84 min Get Email Contact
21. Creating a Family | Podcast about Infertility and Adoption
Asheville, North Carolina, US
In this podcast they take interviews of leading experts on infertility and adoption each week to bring you unbiased accurate information on all aspects of adoption and infertility.
Also in Asheville Blogs
Play⋅ 8.8K⋅ 6.6K ⋅1 episode / week ⋅ Avg Length 55 min ⋅ Oct 2007 Get Email Contact
22. Illinois Family Action
Illinois Family Action provides a platform for informing, inspiring and rallying those who care deeply about the family to greater involvement in the moral, cultural and political issues that threaten our state.
Play⋅ 17.9K⋅ 1.2K⋅ 152 ⋅1 episode / week ⋅ Avg Length 29 min ⋅ Aug 2016 Get Email Contact
23. Faith & Family Radio with Steve Wood
Welcome to Faith & Family hosted by Steve Wood. It is a 30-minute format, perfect for busy dads, moms, and working adults.
Play⋅ 66 ⋅3 episodes / month ⋅ Avg Length 28 min Get Email Contact
24. Dream Big Podcast
Los Angeles, CA
The Dream Big Podcast is a family-friendly podcast inspiring kids and adults to pursue their passions in life and take action to make their dreams a reality.
Play⋅ 545⋅ 155 ⋅3 episodes / month ⋅ Avg Length 18 min Get Email Contact
25. Family Worship Center Audio Podcast
The Family Worship Center podcast is your quick, easy and free way to hear the latest sermons from Family Worship Center. It is an exciting, energetic church for all ages and cultures with locations in Florence and Georgetown, SC.
Play⋅ 2.6K⋅ 312⋅ 578 ⋅3 episodes / month ⋅ Avg Length 38 min ⋅ Apr 2015 Get Email Contact
26. Storynory - Audio Stories For Kids
Surrey Quays, England, UK
Storynory brings you audio stories for the family, beautifully read, and with a touch of sophistication. We find traditional stories from all over the world and create our own characters including Katie the Witch, and Astropup the space travelling hound. We also give you songs, educational interviews, and a sprinkling of ancient history.
Also in UK Storytelling Podcasts, Reading Podcasts
Play⋅ 8.6K⋅ 2.4K ⋅1 episode / week ⋅ Avg Length 16 min Get Email Contact
27. Good Inside with Dr. Becky
Join clinical psychologist and mom of three Dr. Becky Kennedy on her weekly podcast, as she takes on tough parenting questions and delivers actionable guidance all in short episodes because we know time is hard to find as a parent. Her breakthrough approach has enabled thousands of people to get more comfortable in discomfort, make repairs after mistakes, and always see the good inside.
Play⋅ 167.6K ⋅1 episode / week ⋅ Avg Length 32 min Get Email Contact
28. Family Road Trip Trivia Podcast
Fun for the whole family!
Play⋅ 1.1K ⋅1 episode / week ⋅ Avg Length 14 min Get Email Contact
29. The Radio Adventures of Dr. Floyd
This family friendly new twist on 'old time radio' features the adventures and exploits of the World's Most Brilliant Scientist, Dr. Floyd! Join Dr. Floyd as he tries to thwart the plans of his evil arch nemesis, Dr. Steve, all the while learning about the people and events that shaped the history of the Earth.
Play⋅ 505⋅ 396 ⋅1 episode / week ⋅ Avg Length 8 min ⋅ Jul 2004 Get Email Contact
30. Stories Podcast | A Children's Story Podcast for Bedtime
Boston, Massachusetts, US
On the Stories Podcast, we perform a new story for your children every week. The stories range from retellings of fairy tales like Snow White to classic stories like Peter Rabbit and even completely original works. The perfect kids podcast for imaginative families.
Also in Children's Bedtime Stories Podcasts, Fairy Tales Podcasts
Play⋅ 2.2K⋅ 1.7K ⋅1 episode / week ⋅ Avg Length 21 min Get Email Contact
31. Eleanor Amplified
Eleanor Amplified is an adventure series for the whole family. Listen together as the world-famous radio reporter Eleanor foils devious plots and outwits crafty villains, all in pursuit of the big story. Like all the public media shows you love, Eleanor Amplified is entertaining and informative. It is appropriate for kids of all ages and recommended for kids ages 8-12.
Also in Tween Podcasts, WHYY Podcasts
Play⋅ 72.4K⋅ 57.6K ⋅ Jun 2016 Get Email Contact
32. Mission-Minded Families with Ann Dunagan
Be Encouraged as a Christian mom in prayer, passion, perspective, parenting, priorities, progress, purpose with Ann Dunagan
Also in Christian Mom Podcasts
Play⋅ 2K⋅ 3K ⋅6 episodes / year ⋅ Avg Length 30 min ⋅ Sep 2017 Get Email Contact
33. The Family Photographer
Your friends and family expect you to bring your camera to birthday parties and holiday dinners. You pick up your camera before the broom when your kids spill flour all over the kitchen floor. You're the family photographer. Every other week, I share my conversations with photographers about their work and their families. How can we take better photos of our family life? Why are we taking all these photos in the first place?
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34. Faith Family Church Audio Podcast
North Canton, OH
Welcome to the weekly Audio Podcast from Faith Family Church. Pastor Michael Cameneti is pastor of Faith Family Church in Canton, Ohio.
Play⋅ 2⋅ 2.2K ⋅ Apr 2018 Get Email Contact
35. Meriwether & Tharp, LLC | Your Source for Divorce and Family Law Matters
This podcast was created by Meriwether and TharpIn. Here you can learn about divorce and family law. They are a Georgia headquartered law firm focusing on divorce and family law matters.
Also in Family Law Podcasts
Play⋅ 756 ⋅7 episodes / year ⋅ Avg Length 45 min Get Email Contact
36. Investor in the Family
Welcome to Investor in the Family podcast. This podcast exists to help you learn to invest.
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37. Multiracial Family Man
Multiracial Family Man discuss issues of concern to Multiracial people and people in Multiracial families (including the dynamics between members of the same family who are of different races).
Play⋅ 27.5K⋅ 3.7K ⋅ Feb 2015 Get Email Contact
38. Blended Family Podcast
The Blended Family Podcast is a weekly show with a strong focus on strategies and methods to help your family thrive. The goal of this podcast is to help your family grow together through these challenges and create the peaceful and loving home you desire.
Also in Blended Family Podcasts, Stepmom Podcasts
Play⋅ 1.3K⋅ 239 ⋅ Oct 2014 Get Email Contact
39. The True Family Men Podcast
Welcome to The True Family Men Podcast by David Johnson. It helps men to develop mentally, physically, and spiritually to better lead their families. They are building a community of men who are sharing their successes and failures in marriage and parenting.
Also in Men's Podcasts
Play⋅ 246⋅ 223⋅ 214 Get Email Contact
40. The Messy Family Podcast | Catholic Conversations on Marriage & Family
Steubenville, Ohio, US
Michael and Alicia Hernon share their experiences, observations, and encouragements to other parents who are trying to live as Catholics and raise their kids without losing their minds.
Play⋅ 474 ⋅1 episode / week ⋅ Avg Length 59 min ⋅ Jan 2015 Get Email Contact
41. The New Family Podcast
The New Family Podcast explores what family life really looks like today and the issues that matter to parents most. They talk to top parenting experts with great insights to share on raising kids.
Play⋅ 10.2K⋅ 1.3K ⋅ Sep 2015 Get Email Contact
42. 2BT | All In Da Family
2BT is all about the families past, present, and the future.
Play⋅ 47⋅ 48 ⋅ Nov 2017 Get Email Contact
43. Family Lawyer Magazine Podcast
Family Lawyer Magazine is devoted to assisting family lawyers to improve their practice and work/life balance. These podcasts offer interviews we have conducted with experts in the field.
Play 15 episodes / year ⋅ Avg Length 21 min Get Email Contact
44. Between Parents
Between Parents podcast is a dialog about challenges and opportunities parents face as they raise kids, enjoy marriage, and live a purpose-filled life.
Play⋅ 293⋅ 443 ⋅ Oct 2016 Get Email Contact
45. All 90s Podcast
The All 90s Podcast is a husband & wife podcast devoted to talking all things 90s.
Play⋅ 969⋅ 136 ⋅ Jul 2017 Get Email Contact
46. Short & Curly
A fast-paced fun-filled ethics podcast for kids and their parents that asks those curly questions. From banning lollies to trusting robots, and from colonising other planets to eating pets, Short & Curly covers it all.
Play⋅ 914.3K⋅ 119.6K ⋅4 episodes / quarter ⋅ Avg Length 16 min Get Email Contact
47. The Purple Rocket Podcast
The award-winning kid's podcast is full of fun and adventure! Travel the world with twins Sawyer and Suzie using their Grandpa's magical globe, explore the universe aboard the Space Train, fly with fairies, spend the summer with dinosaurs at Camp Dino, and so much more! The Purple Rocket produces exciting audio adventures the whole family can enjoy! Each season is a unique, originally written series, so find a season that sounds fun and dive in starting with episode one.
Play⋅ 3.9K ⋅2 episodes / month ⋅ Avg Length 42 min Get Email Contact
|Podcaster Name||Podcast Link||Total Episodes|
|Dr. James Dobson||oneplace.com||265|
|Stories Podcast / Wondery||storiespodcast.com||231|
|Tinkercast | Wondery||wondery.com||176|
|American Public Media||brainson.org||94|
|Family Tree Editors||familytreemagazine.com||71|
Family Podcast Topics
|Topic||Number of episodes|
|Growing In Your Faith||30|
|God's Plan For Marriage||12|
|Mental And Emotional Issues||10|
|Loss Of A Child||6|
|Strengthen Your Marriage||6|
|Death And Dying||5|
|Special Needs Child||5|
|Media And Entertainment||4|
|Saving A Marriage||3|
|Honoring Your Parents||3|
|Hardship And Suffering||2|
|Adoption And Orphans||2|
|Anger And Rebellion||2|
|Releasing Your Child||2|
|Parenting And Stepparenting||2|
|101 Best Genealogy Websites||1|
|Native American Genealogy||1|
|African American Genealogy||1|
|Discipline And Spanking||1|
Family Podcasts By Category
|Category||No. of Podcasts|
|Mother Daughter Podcasts||150|
|Family Therapy Podcasts||17|
|Family Office Podcasts||16|
|Family Travel Podcasts||15|
|Family Life Podcasts||15|
|Royal Family Podcasts||13|
|Dysfunctional Family Podcasts||12|
|Blended Family Podcasts||9|
|Nuclear Family Podcasts||5|
|Family Planning Podcasts||4|
Family Podcasts By Country
|Country||No. of Podcasts|
|UK Family Podcasts||11|
|Australian Family Podcasts||10|
|Canadian Family Podcasts||6|