5 podcasts every Black mother should be listening to right now
As the days get shorter and the temps get lower, we’re all looking for creative ways to escape the disaster that is 2020. And since no one has invented a time machine that will take us back to 2008, binge-listening to a favorite mommy podcast might be the next best thing.
Whether you’re looking for sound advice, a good laugh or a dose of inspiration, a good mommy podcast is a great way to unwind after a long day of mom duties. And it’s the perfect reminder that even though we’re apart, we’re all in this mom thing together.
So pour yourself a cup of coffee or a glass of your favorite wine and check out these podcasts made for and by Black moms.
NATAL is a podcast dedicated to the unique challenges Black women face while giving birth in the United States, including access to adequate prenatal care and coping with postpartum depression. The deeply personal stories of Black parents’ experiences with pregnancy and childbirth featured in Season 1 will definitely leave you wanting more.
Experiencing Motherhood: Single & Black
Host Kim Wiliams keeps it real about parenting from a single mom’s perspective on Experiencing Motherhood: Single & Black. She chats with experts and fellow single parents about work-life balance, co-parenting, money management and virtual learning. And each episode leaves listeners with valuable tips to help them navigate single parenthood like a boss.
Actress Tika Sumpter and entertainment executive Thai Randolph created The Suga as a celebration of everything Black motherhood. Both moms of toddlers, the pair have fun and candid conversations with high-profile Black mamas, including Tia Mowry, Kandi Buruss and Erica Campbell.
Dope Black Mums
If quarantine has you going through girlfriend withdrawal, you’ll devour every episode of Dope Black Mums. From the silly to the serious, no topic is off limits for these five Black British mums. Not to mention, everything sounds better in a British accent.
Dem Black Mamas
If you’re looking for a little creative inspiration, hosts Crystal, NeKisha and Thea serve up some serious Black Girl Magic on Dem Black Mamas. Each affirming episode is designed to help you reject the stereotypical mom model and embrace your inner creative goddess.