The podcast for smart moms.


Brainy moms like you want smart ideas to help you and your kids thrive, right? We’ve got smart ideas!

Brainy Moms is a weekly parenting podcast hosted by cognitive psychologist (and mom of 3) Dr. Amy Moore and child development researcher (and mom of 9) Teri Miller, MS Psy. Together, we bring you conversations with us and expert opinions from brainy guests on topics in parenting, child development, education, psychology & mental health, and even some neuroscience. Tune in for tips and helpful advice for helping you and your child thrive in life, learning, and relationships.

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“If you are looking for a podcast that goes beyond parenting and dives into the psychological aspect of raising children, then this is the podcast for you! Dr. Amy and Teri are insightful hosts that seem to make friends with every expert they talk to. They have a natural ability to welcome guests and ask questions we are all thinking. Thank you for bringing this amazing podcast into the world!”

“So helpful, funny, and insightful! I love getting my weekly dose of intelligent and meaningful conversation from these ladies.”

“I love the positive, practical tips and conversations I hear from these Brainy Moms! This information is helpful for moms who have kids of any age!”

“Informative and relatable discussion for moms of all ages with an emphasis on building relationships and being supportive of one another.”

“Great insight and interesting conversations – from a mom! I’ve really enjoyed Dr. Amy and Teri’s conversations about all things motherhood, parenting, and child education. Great guests and helpful conversations!”

Listen Notes ranks us in the Top 10% of more than 2.5 million podcasts!

Our latest episodes:

Teaching Kids to Care for Our World with guest Shannon Brescher Shea

In this episode of Brainy Moms, Teri and I interview science writer and environmental activist Shannon Brescher Shea. Shannon is the author of the book Growing Sustainable Together: Practical Resources for Raising Kind, Engaged, Resilient Children. We talk about her life’s work in environmental activism, her passion for helping parents train up a generation of kids who care about our world, and practical ways to fit green living in with our hectic, modern lifestyles.

Launching Your Teen Into Adulthood with guest Danica Copp, MSW

In this episode of the Brainy Moms parenting podcast, Dr. Amy Moore and Teri Miller interviewed Danica Copp, a licensed clinical psychotherapist specializing in adolescent communication and development. Danica shares what parents need to do starting in elementary and middle school to make sure their teen successfully launches into adulthood when the time comes. It’s a fun conversation where Dr. Amy and Teri both admit they’ve dropped the ball on some essential skills. Get YOUR adolescent launching checklist along with some excellent advice on this episode. 

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