Katie's Crib

With empathy and a sense of humor about it all, Katie’s Crib keeps it real while providing an indispensable guide for parents trying to find their way. Hosted by actress and mother Katie Lowes, each week the show welcomes guests for open and honest conversations about everything parenting from fertility and postpartum life to the trials and tribulations of raising tiny humans.

00:43:16 2022-06-23
NeighborSchools is a Boston-based tech startup that helps professional child care workers start in-home daycare centers. Tune in as NeighborSchools’ co-founder Bridget Garsh talks with Katie about how her organization is helping rebrand child care for c...
01:28:57 2022-06-16
Happy early Father’s Day, and Pride Month! To celebrate, we’re re-releasing one of Katie’s early interviews back from 2018. Katie talks to Dan Bucatinsky, her Scandal co-star, author of the book, "Does This Baby Make Me Look Straight?" and father of...
01:11:33 2022-06-09
Katie welcomes Susie Menkes, PhD, a certified infant and toddler sleep training consultant (Founder, Healthy Little Sleepers) to talk about the ins and outs of sleep training. Then Abigail Morgan, MTOM, L.Ac., FABORM, a licensed acupuncturist and herbalis...
00:57:59 2022-06-02
Jesse Lewis Choose Love Foundation’s Founder Scarlett Lewis remembers her son’s memory, and takes us through the day she lost him to the 2012 mass shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School.   The mother and advocate describes the last time that she ...
00:58:14 2022-05-26
“Grey’s Anatomy” star Kelly McCreary takes Katie Lowes and listeners inside her pregnancy, labor, and recovery experience after welcoming daughter Indigo Wren weeks early. From suffering from hyperemesis gravidarum to her bag of waters breaking at 2...
00:49:51 2022-05-19
Sarah Drew joins Katie to reflect on the pregnancies of her two children, and both the sorrow and joy experienced during some of life’s greatest moments.    The “Grey’s Anatomy” alum opens up about what it was really like being back on set jus...
00:47:45 2022-05-11
40-year old virgin and childbirth educator Lynette Weaver shares with Katie her experience of having an embryo adoption.    The former birth doula outlines the step-by-step process of the implantation. She also discusses why she chose this route inste...
00:31:57 2022-05-05
Erica Chidi, Co-founder and CEO of LOOM, shares how she is using her digital platform to help people get out of the glib and into the details of women’s sexual and reproductive health.   In a patriarchal society steeped in shadow language around wome...
00:40:43 2022-04-28
Peaceful parenting expert and TikTok influencer Destini Ann talks with Katie about raising children with strategic, calm and positive techniques.   Destini outlines what peaceful and intentional parenting is, and how therapy and self help guided her to...
00:39:13 2022-04-21
Katie chats with “This Is Us” actress Caitlin Thompson to hear about her pandemic pregnancy.   Caitlin describes how her pregnancy during the early days of the pandemic helped the development of her character on the popular NBC show. She also outli...
00:39:35 2022-04-14
Kelsey Porter, wife of “Friday Night Lights” actor Scott Porter, discusses with Katie her personal experience of having Huntington's disease, and how she was able to birth and raise children without passing down the condition.   The mother of two o...
00:34:38 2022-04-07
Katie speaks with Fatima Goss Graves, president of the National Women’s Law Center, about the current and future state of mothers in the workforce, paid leave, and policy.   Fatima describes why she got into law and policy, and what a national paid l...
00:43:23 2022-03-31
Katie revisits the topic of egg freezing (from season 4), but this time she invites on an expert: Fertility physician Dr. Natalie Crawford!   The board certified OBGYN breaks down the medical process (with examples) of how families go from the egg retr...
00:39:23 2022-03-23
Dr. Baxley (author, “Social Justice Parenting”) talks about how to teach children to become allies and speak up during unexpected social justice scenarios. Dr. Baxley explains what the ROCKS of Social Justice Parenting are. She also breaks down ho...
00:35:46 2022-03-17
Katie invites Clinical Psychologist Dr. Dobrow DiMarco (author of "Mom Brain: Proven Strategies to Fight the Anxiety, Guilt, and Overwhelming Emotions of Motherhood—and Relax Into Your New Self”) onto the show to talk all about “mom brain.”  ...
00:35:58 2022-03-10
Season 5 is here, baby! “Inventing Anna'' star and actress Anna Chlumsky joins Katie Lowes to share her unique motherhood journey. Anna chats about what it’s like raising her 8 and 5-year-old daughters, why she is hesitant to share “My Girl” wi...
00:02:11 2022-03-03
Welcome (back) to parenthood! Katie's Crib is back with a new season. Tune in for season 5! New episodes will start uploading again starting March 10. In the meantime, binge previous seasons on the iHeart Radio app, Apple Podcasts, or wherever you get you...
00:48:20 2021-11-11
Welcome to the season 4 finale of Katie's Crib! To wrap up the season, Katie brings in childhood development and behavior expert Betsy Brown Braun (author, "Just Tell Me What to Say") to provide super quick tips on how to respond to a child's challenging ...
00:43:52 2021-11-04
Katie and husbands Joe Zee (fashion stylist) and Rob Younkers (fashion design and education consultant) chat about the process of becoming fathers through surrogacy during COVID-19. The two described what it was like getting ready for the birth of their ...
00:45:57 2021-10-28
Sisanie Villaclara (co-host of On-Air with Ryan Seacrest) stops by Katie’s Crib to share her journey of raising twins and how she prepared them for their future sister.  The “Twinning with Sisanie” host described her pregnancies with her two tw...
00:27:31 2021-10-21
Tia Mowry-Hardrict (Sister, Sister; The Game) joins the crib to discuss “The Quick Fix Kitchen,” her new cookbook of yummy kid-friendly recipes! Tia shares how motherhood has changed her, which recipes her family can’t get enough of, and ways ...
00:46:31 2021-10-14
Kim Van Der Beek, wife of “Dawson’s Creek” actor James Van Der Beek, shares with Katie her personal experience of birthing and raising five children. The former business consultant goes into detail about her five labors, and how she and her fami...
00:50:44 2021-10-07
Katie speaks with Lizzie Assa (founder, the Workspace for Children) about teaching kids how to play independently. The parenting strategist outlines the value and importance of independent play, how to end parental burnout, and the difference between ...
00:41:11 2021-09-30
Theresa Caputo (Long Island Medium) stops by Katie’s Crib to offer insight into how to talk to children about grief, healing, and spiritual guidance. The famous psychic medium discusses the importance of listening to your instincts, why we should n...
01:09:37 2021-09-23
Katie invites Mary O’Malley (Pilates teacher, therapist of body and mind) and season 2 guest Talia Moore (founder of Tummy Thyme) to chat about their personal struggles of postpartum depression.  The moms each outline how postpartum depression felt...
00:43:34 2021-09-16
Katie invites two friends and fellow actresses, Stefanie Black and Lindsey Kraft, to chat all about egg freezing. Is it all what it’s cracked up to be?  The “Scandal” and “Grace and Frankie” stars respectively look back on their personal ex...
00:33:13 2021-09-09
Emily Oster, author of The New York Times bestseller “Family Firm,” talks with Katie about family decision-making and data-driven information. Emily teaches us her strategy of how a household can make important choices (the “Four F’s”). The ...
00:32:53 2021-09-02
Newborn Care Specialist Alexandra Latten Argosino shares with Katie's audience tips about taking care of a newborn baby and finding the right nanny to assist.  The two discuss what Alexandra’s experience was like taking care of Katie’s daughter Vera...
00:51:56 2021-08-26
Katie talks to Pamela Paul, editor of The New York Times Book Review and author of “How to Raise a Reader.” Katie and Pamela discuss how to nurture your child’s interest in reading and cultivate a lifelong love of books. They also get into the benef...
00:36:58 2021-08-19
August 25 is the National Park Service's 105th birthday! We’re honoring the day through chatting with Joovy founder Rob Gardner and his wife Sarah about family trips and the great outdoors. The two tell Katie about their experiences growing up with the ...
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