Ellie Knaus, mom-in-chief


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Atomic Moms is a modern parenting podcast about the joys and complexities of caring for our children and ourselves. 

ELLIE KNAUS  - mother of a 4.5 year old and 6 month old - celebrates and commiserates with best-selling authors, acclaimed experts, and listeners around the world. Topics range from health and fitness, sleep training, postpartum, nutrition, attachment parenting, same sex parenting, adoption, home birth, resilience, c-sections, traveling with kids, working mom guilt, sex after baby, core values, to surviving the good old in-laws.

iTunes features Atomic Moms podcast under its most popular "Kids & Family" recommendations. And Mental Floss named Atomic Moms in "19 Notable Podcasts About Parenting".


Featured Guests include:

The New York Times Bestselling Authors: Oprah's favorite life coach Martha Beck, GOOP's resident psychologist Dr. Barry Michels, sex and relationship expert Dr. Laura Berman, former Esquire editor-in-chief Lee Eisenberg, early childhood educator Erika Christakis, plane crash survivor and beloved blogger Stephanie Nielson, #1 New York Times bestselling author and philanthropist Robin McGraw, along with Oprah's favorite parenting expert and bestselling author Dr. Shefali Tsabary. After speaking on the podcast, Dr. Shefali Tsabary asked Atomic Moms to join her on the main stage for "Atomic Moms: Stop Doing, Start Being" during her Evolve: The Conscious Way Summit in December 2015.

Acclaimed Parenting Experts: Jennifer Waldburger and Jill SpivackThe Sleepeasy Solution and Calm Mama, Happy Baby, Dr. Harvey Karp Happiest Baby on the Block, Dr. Robin BermanPermission to Parent, Susan Stiffelman Parenting without Power Struggles, Dr. Kurt Newman In Case of Emergency, Roma Khetarpal The 'Perfect' Parent: 5 Tools for Using Your Inner Perfection to Connect to Your Kids, Janet Lansbury No Bad Kids: Toddler Discipline Without ShameDr. Victoria Simms , Dr. Elliot Berlin, Suzanne Bouffard, PhD. The Most Important Year: Pre-Kindergarten and the Future of Our Children, Trauma expert Stephanie Small, Sarah Ockwell-Smith GENTLE DISCIPLINE: Using Emotional Connection – Not Punishment – to Raise Confident, Capable Kids, Joe Newman Raising Lions.

Media Guests: CNN morning anchor Kate Bolduan (At This Hour with Kate Bolduan), Garcelle Beauvais (Hollywood Today Live, The Jaime Foxx Show), Emmy award-winning actor Tony Hale (VEEP, Arrested Development), Teresa Palmer (Hacksaw Ridge), actress Nikki DeLoach,  Jill Willard (Goop), Sundance director Mark Webber, Eva Amurri Martino (HappilyEvaAfter.com), Bianca Kajlich (CBS's Rules of Engagement and loving co-founder), Claire Coffee (NBC’s Grimm), Ron Funches (NBC's Undateable Live), Robin McGraw (The Dr. Phil Show), fitness expert Sarah Haley,Emmy-nominated producer Randall Winston, Emmy-nominated producer Jess Zaino, Emmy-nominated producer Natalie Thomas, Emmy-nominated casting director Brett Benner, Dr. Drew, Renegade Mothering blogger Janelle Hanchett, Ramshackleglam.com blogger Jordan Reid, actress Rachel Blanchard, journalist Elizabeth Day (The Party), Latham Thomas (Mamaglow.com), personal finance journalist Emma Johnson, and more.

Parents: Expatriate moms living in Vietnam, Germany, Nova Scotia, China, and France, single moms by choice, gay fathers, postpartum moms, single moms remarried, intuitive moms, unexpected moms, adoptive moms, mom CEOS, natural birth moms, scheduled c-section moms, Free Range moms, RIE moms, Montessori moms, eat cheerios-off-the-floor moms (that's Ellie), mindful dads, comeback birth story moms, home-schooling mamas, and so many more.