Magazines, books, neighbors — parents can get information from lots of places, but one of the best sources for parenting tips is YouTube. Move beyond the daredevil videos and fashion gurus to uncover parenting content that covers everything from pregnancy and babies to teenagers and beyond.
Here are 10 YouTube channels parents should subscribe to below:
You’ve probably seen their parody videos floating around Facebook. With more than 2 million subscribers, What’s Up Moms is the most popular parenting channel on YouTube. Aside from the hilarious parodies, the team of three moms also shares healthy recipes, parenting tips, and activities for kids. The videos are fun and a great way to feel connected with other moms.
One Crazy House
If you think your house is crazy, check out this channel that shares life tips, parenting hacks, and organizational tricks from one crazy house to another. The videos are short and easy to adopt into your own life. From hacks on storing plastic bags to teaching kids to tell time, it’s all here in practical, bite-size chunks.
This team of moms has more than 30 children among them and posts videos with a fresh perspective toward parenting by millennials. These moms share real-life moments about raising kids, plus advice, lifestyle hacks, and DIY activities. There’s something here for all aspects of parenthood.
The Parenting Channel
Vida is the mother of 12-year-old twins and shares easy DIY projects for parents on her channel. A reporter by trade, what really sets her apart is her ability to tell a great story. Her channel is full of crafts and activities for kids of all ages that are doable for a busy parent.
Genevieve and Mike run this channel with a mix of vlog and scripted videos to show that a natural approach to parenting can still be fun. They share real food recipes, natural childbirth experiences, cloth diapering tips, and more, plus stories from their own lives as parents. It’s a fun and educational look at natural parenting.
Amway provides the opportunity for anyone to start a small business through its direct selling platform, and many parents take advantage. Check out Amway’s YouTube channel to see stories of real parent entrepreneurs and to get ideas and tips on how to add healthy living ideas and products to your family.
My Life Suckers
Parenting doesn’t have to be so serious, and Deva highlights that with her hilarious parodies of parenthood, sketch videos, and funny tutorials. She shows what it’s like for parents to never have any time for themselves, the balancing act of marriage and kids, and the struggle to teach kids new skills. For a good laugh and a sense that someone else has been through the same parenting struggles, this channel always delivers.
The Parenting Junkie
Avital’s goal is to find joy in parenting, even during the messy stages when her kids are still small. Her focus is on peaceful parenting and using a mindful and simple approach to raising children. Check out her channel for videos about intentional parenting, including fresh ideas, inspiring thoughts, and supportive advice to make it through the parenting roller coaster.
The Mom’s View
Watch as four moms share about their daily life and the ups and downs of motherhood, covering everything from pregnancy to tough problems and raising kids in a changing world. The moms have a variety of perspectives and opinions, so viewers get to learn about issues and ideas from multiple sides, with a lot of laughing involved, too.
Ellie and Jared
Ellie and Jared are the parents of a toddler, with a baby on the way, who vlog their family every day. From an infertility journey to the birth of their first child and second pregnancy, follow along for an honest and upbeat look at parenthood. While not every day is perfect, the realistic content will connect with parents.
Parenting can be a lot of work but rewarding at the same time. With a YouTube community and helpful videos, the above channels are beneficial to parents — with tips, advice, support, and a few laughs, too.