Playdate’s Top Picks: Podcasts

Playdate podcasts

Our pick of podcasts to help you through dating & parenthood – from healing heartbreak to the daily laughs and struggles of being a single parent.


Great for: getting through divorce
Heartbreak to happiness – Sara Davison

Heartbreak to Happiness

Sara Davison, best known as The Divorce Coach, is a bestselling author and award winning host. She has created revolutionary new ways to cope with break-ups and divorce. 

In her podcast, Heartbreak to Happiness, Sara and her guests show you how to get on with your life post-break up and find happiness again. 

Be sure to listen to episode 192 where Playdate founder Nevine joins Sara to talk about all things single parent dating.

Great for: when you need a good laugh
Telling Everybody Everything – Katherine Ryan

Katherine is an incredibly successful comedian, writer, presenter and single mum. Her podcast, Telling Everybody Everything covers, quite literally, everything – from Eurovision and STDs, to politics and the latest Kardashian scandal. We love this series as Katherine is unapologetically honest and guarantees a laugh.

Great for: relatable parenting stories
Parenting Hell – Rob Beckett and Josh Widdicombe

Parenting, just not as you know it. This chart-topping podcast led by two (comedian) Dads sees them discuss the highs and lows of parenting (and life). You can rely on Rob and Josh to give a real, uncensored version of parenthood. They’ll say all the bad things you are probably thinking about your kids, so you don’t have to.

Great for: listening to with the kids
Stories – A Bedtime Show For Kids Of All Ages

We love this podcast as it’s perfect for a wide age range (including adults!) and really helps get the kids off to sleep, too. The podcast features a new story each week – a mix of fairy tales, myths and original stories. Episodes range from 10 to 20 minutes, an ideal length for a child’s attention span. Check out Fatherly for even more kids podcasts that adults will love too!

Great for: relationship advice & life lessons
Love Stories – Dolly Alderton 
Dolly Alderton
Dolly Alderton is an award winning journalist and bestselling author. In this podcast series she interviews celebrity guests about their most defining relationships – good and bad. Dolly explores how they have helped form who they are as people and the lessons they’ve learned along the way.

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