7 Podcast Episodes for Parenting in a Pandemic

by Gemma Aguayo-Murphy

It’s hard to believe it has already been a year since the world shut down because of COVID-19.

Although vaccines are now available and things are slowly starting to open up, it still seems like going “back to normal” is a ways away. As parents, we are still in the midst of dealing with the repercussions that the lockdown has had on our kids. COVID-19 presented us with so many challenges from explaining the situation to our kids, dealing with online learning and being cooped up with nowhere to go.

It has been very helpful to know we are not alone in this and that there is advice and ways to help cope with parenting in a pandemic. We thought it a great idea to provide you with some resources as we continue to navigate the world of COVID parenting. 

Below you will find our recommendations for 7 Podcasts Episodes for Parenting in a Pandemic. The episodes provide anecdotes, tips and answers we think you will find helpful during this uncertain and challenging time.

Podcasts Episodes for Parenting in a Pandemic

Podcast: Respectful Parenting: Janet Lansbury Unruffled

Episode: Pandemic Parenting - Will the Kids Be Okay Socially?

In this episode a parent expresses concern about the effects of social distancing and isolation on her toddler. Janet replies with reassuring observations about how children develop social intelligence and offers 5 tips for nurturing social-emotional health through this difficult time.

Podcast: Ask Lisa: The Psychology of Parenting

Episode 30: My Kids & I Have Hit a Wall. How Do We Keep Going?

This episode focuses on the changes we are facing as we are slowly coming out of the pandemic. Still people are feeling down and parents are struggling with knowing what to do as things shift once again. Lisa talks through strategies for finding a way out of feeling anxious and depressed.

Podcast: The Work Life Equation

Episode 40: How COVID 19 Shifted the Work-Life Equation

It seems like forever ago: working parents dropping the kids at child care and then heading to work. Today those same parents ARE child care — and they’re still going to work, just in the home office. We asked about strategies, trial and error, and generally, how it’s going. Here’s what parents told us.

Podcast: The Mighty Mommy's Quick and Dirty Tips for Practical Parentin‪g

Episode 596: 5 Valuable Parenting Tools For Successful Virtual Learning

Are your kids still doing virtual learning? This episode provides simple tips to add to your parenting toolbox to help you and your family conquer virtual learning challenges.

Podcast: Parenting Great Kids with Dr. Meg Meeker

Episode 104: Coronavirus - What To Do As A Parent

In this episode, Dr. Meg gives you practical advice on taking care of your family, teaching your kids about avoiding infection, and what to do if you think you have been exposed to Coronavirus.

Podcast: The Well Child

Episode 10: Parenting during the Pandemic

In this episode, important issues such as such as screen time, weight gain and pandemic blues are discussed with pediatrician Dr. Shaina Karabinas.

Podcast: The Daily

Episode: Kids and Covid

This episode discusses the question many of us have been asking, when will America’s children will be vaccinated?

We hope you will gain some valuable information from these podcast episodes. Let us know in the comments below if there are any other episodes we should listen to.

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