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:

ABA Therapy for Autism: What You Need to Know with guest Nichole Daher

If you have a child on the autism spectrum, you’ve no doubt heard of ABA therapy. And you’re probably aware of the controversy about whether or not it’s an ethical intervention. Some moms are fans, others are not. In fact, it’s a polarizing topic in the ASD community. On this episode of Brainy Moms, Dr. Amy and Teri interview Nichole Daher, the CEO of Success on the Spectrum. Nichole gets real with listeners about the controversy, shares where it comes from, sets the record straight, and tells us exactly what parents need to look for when it comes to ethical and effective ABA therapy for kids on the autism spectrum. If you have a child with ASD, you need to tune in for this!

Parenting Teenage Girls: Expert Tips from a Teen Life Coach with guest Sheri Gazitt, MA

On this episode of Brainy Moms, Dr. Amy and Teri interview teen life coach Sheri Gazitt. Coach Sheri talked to us about some difficult topics that parents and teens face like friendship issues, why friends are so important to them, social media and perfectionism, and why teen girls pull away from their moms. She shares the importance of  knowing their love language and even gives us some insights into the science of the teenage mind. Her specialty is teen girls, but this episode is relevant for parents of teen boys as well.

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