Introducing The ParentCast

I’ve been blogging seventeen months now & Bump, Baby & Me has really started to find its feet in the past six months. (Thank you hugely to everyone who’s read & supported the blog whether that be from day one or one week ago!)

But in January, as everyone started new linkies, or announced their blogging goals for 2015, I found myself looking for something to change things up a bit. I love blogging, I love writing, but sometimes it can feel like I’m a very small fish in a never ending ocean.

I started exploring the world of vlogging, but truth be told, it just didn’t sit well with me. Then the Other Half asked, “have you considered a podcast?”

Well, three months later & I am very excited to announce… I have a new project…IMG_0309

The ParentCast is a podcast (shock horror!) about all things parenting.

We wax lyrical about our own experiences as mums; from pregnancy to wherever we’re at in our journey as parents. We chat about the highs, the lows, the laughs – so far no tears have been recorded though I came close on Monday after we recorded our first expert interview only to find the recording equipment had failed to actually record anything…

(NB: this was rectified later in the week & we have managed to record our first interview with a child language acquisition specialist – look out for Episode 3!)

Turns out, recording a podcast isn’t that straight forward & takes patience (which I lack), a bit of technical know-how (I’m getting there) & time (not something as mums we’re in abundance of). But we’re muddling through.

The two lovely ladies I persuaded to join me in this crazy little venture are Natasha – mum to three year old ‘S.’ (read about their adventures on her blog here) – and non-blogger-technophobe Mary – mum to a three month old girl.

So as we figure out this new techie frontier (I’d just figured out WordPress!) why not lend us an ear?

You can find us in all the usual places, including our very own website:
theparentcast.co.uk

Subscribe on iTunes
Listen via Soundcloud.com/TheParentCast

Follow us on Twitter
Find us on Facebook

 

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11 thoughts on “Introducing The ParentCast

  1. Tim says:

    I’ll give it a go. I record a podcast of my own (nothing to do with family life!) and I’m a big podcast listener – I spend a lot of time in the car – but as far as parenting podcasts fo I only currently listen to the LoveAllDads one. Although, given how far I’m currently backed up, it will probably be 2017 before I get to it …

  2. Merlinda Little ( @pixiedusk) says:

    Have you ever heard of serial? Its a podcast that I love and I think that this is a nice idea. I will go back when I have more time to listen. I just need to do so many things today and the laptop is a bit moody. I am so surprise that I got to open it today without glitch! Good luck with this venture =) #pocolo

  3. morganprincecom says:

    I’ll give it a listen when I get a minute – bookmarking this page so I remember. Good luck with it all and I hope it goes really well for you. x

  4. martyn says:

    Ooo very exciting! I’m still trying to find my feet in the blogging world but would always venture into podcasts if I was to expand. Like you vlogging really doesn’t sit well with me. No idea why. Thanks for linking up with us on the #bigfatlinky

  5. becky says:

    Hi there, I’ve never been by your blog before, I am popping by from #PoCoLo (sorry I am a week late!!!) Anyhows I have been wanting to start listening to some podcasts and what better than one I can start to follow from the beginning! Bookmarked the podcast page and your blog here so I can have a good explore later on today when my monsters are happily busy and I can grab a few minutes for me! X

    • amiecaitlin says:

      Hello, don’t worry, you’re welcome anytime. Thanks so much for bookmarking us – hope you like what you hear. Please do let us know. We’re on Facebook, Twitter or comment on the site over at theparentcast.co.uk. Or let me know here of course too. Thanks again x

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