The New Family Podcast

A podcast by Respected parenting editor Brandie Weikle of and the 1,000 Families Project talks to compelling people whose stories represent the changing face of family.


100 Episodes

  1. 250: Comedian Charlie Demers on Modern-Day Fatherhood

    Published: 12/2/2019
  2. 249: How to Keep Math Trauma from Holding You or Your Kids Back

    Published: 11/25/2019
  3. 248: Examining your own issues so you can parent your best

    Published: 11/18/2019
  4. 247: Connecting youth mental health to incarceration

    Published: 11/11/2019
  5. 246: Parenting When Dad’s in Prison

    Published: 11/4/2019
  6. 245: The Many Faces of Solo Moms

    Published: 10/28/2019
  7. 244: A Conversation with Non-binary Activist Jeffrey Marsh

    Published: 10/21/2019
  8. 243: Growing Up with Two Moms

    Published: 10/14/2019
  9. 242: Mission Critical - Cultivating Community

    Published: 10/7/2019
  10. 241: Preventing Parenting Burnout

    Published: 9/30/2019
  11. 240: Making Parenthood More Sustainable

    Published: 9/23/2019
  12. 239: Raising a Baby Born Too Soon

    Published: 6/24/2019
  13. 238: Olympian Silken Laumann on Raising Kids to Embrace Vulnerability

    Published: 6/17/2019
  14. 237: Preparing for your teen to leave the nest

    Published: 6/10/2019
  15. 236: How This Young Man Recovered from Video Game Addiction

    Published: 6/3/2019
  16. 235: Stephanie Land on Motherhood and Poverty

    Published: 5/27/2019
  17. 234: The Beautiful Thing About Gathering Community

    Published: 5/20/2019
  18. 233: Cooking for a More Allergic World

    Published: 5/14/2019
  19. 232: Helping Kids Navigate Friendships

    Published: 5/6/2019
  20. 231: The New (Digital) Childhood

    Published: 4/29/2019

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The New Family Podcast is the show that explores what families really look like today and the issues that matter to us most. Twice a week we interview some of the most compelling people whose stories represent the many forms can family can take today. And we chat with top parenting experts with great insights on the challenges of raising kids in these interesting times. This podcast comes from the creators of the popular website,, which explores and celebrates modern family life. Our series, the 1,000 Families Project, tells the first-person stories of people with families of every shape and size. In this show we interview some of the most interesting people who contribute to the #1000families series, as well as authors, family therapists, parent educators and other experts with practical advice to share that's relevant to families of every kind.