From workout mixes to music to sing along to in the car, these great playlists are curated by moms. Best of all? There's no kid music to be heard.

Need some new playlists to spice up your day? We asked 10 talented moms to share what they're listening to. From classic rock to quirky indie pop, these songs will breathe new life into your music player.

Brittany's "Sings Loud In The Car Mix"

The Lumineers - "Dead Sea"
Butch Walker & the Black Widows - "Synthesizers"
Walk Off the Earth - "Gang of Rhythm"
Sleigh Bells - "Rill Rill"
Mika - "Grace Kelly"
The Weepies - "The World Spins Madly On"
Kate Herzig - "Oh My Darlin"
Coconut Records - "Microphone"
The Decemberists - "Down By The Water"
Simon & Garfunkel - "The Only Living Boy in New York"

Brittany is a mom and author. She writes at Brittany, Herself.

Katie's "I still think 1998 was only 10 years ago"

Boyz II Men - "End of the Road"
Montell Jordan - "This is How We Do It"
Notorious BIG, featuring Puff Daddy and Mase - "Mo Money, Mo Problems"
Blackstreet - "No Diggity"
Jodeci - "Come and Talk to Me"
Dr. Dre - "Nuthin' But a G Thang"
Warren G and Nate Dogg - "Regulate"
TLC - "Creep"
Ice Cube - "It was a Good Day"
Aaliyah - "One in a Million"

Katie, an allParenting contributor, writes about life with three kids on her blog, Being5.

Allison's "Driving Songs"

Neil Young - "Ordinary People"
Fleetwood Mac - "Second Hand News"
Bob Dylan - "If Not For You"
Bruce Hornsby - "Mandolin Rain"
Grateful Dead - "Estimated Prophet"
The Band - "Chest Fever"
Widespread Panic - "Genesis"
The Who - "Eminence Front"
Bob Dylan - "Don't Think Twice, It's Alright"
John Prine - "Long Monday"

Allison is a busy mom who doesn't hesitate to share her opinions or reach out to her community. She blogs at Me and Mine.

Linda's "Workout"

Ratatat - "Neckbrace"
The Glitch Mob - "Fortune Days"
OVERWERK - "Daybreak"
Eminem - "Rap God"
Britney Spears - "Work B*tch"
Ke$ha featuring Pitbull - "Timber"
AWOLNATION - "THISKIDSNOTALRIGHT"
Imagine Dragons - "Bleeding Out"
Matisyahu - "Live Like a Warrior"
Avicii - "Wake Me Up"

Linda Sharps is a freelance writer, mom of two rambunctious boys and a reluctant worker-outter. She lives in Eugene, Oregon, with her family.

Magda's "Get Up and Go!"

Montell Jordan - "This Is How We Do It"
DJ Kool - "Let Me Clear My Throat"
Elvis Presley - "A Little Less Conversation"
Black Flag - "Rise Above"
A Tribe Called Quest - "Scenario"
A Tribe Called Quest - "Find A Way"
Big Pun - "Still Not A Player"
Ting Tings - "Shut Up and Let Me Go"
Finger Eleven - "Paralyzer"
Redman - "Time 4 Sumaksion"

Magda Pecsenye writes parenting advice at AskMoxie.org and writes about surviving and thriving after a divorce with kids at The Huffington Post.

Susan's "Songs That Make me Cry"

Bette Midler - "Wind Beneath My Wings"
Bonnie Raitt - "I Can't Make You Love Me"
Steven Curtis Chapman - "Cinderella"
Dixie Chicks - "Traveling Soldier"
Kenny Chesney - "There Goes My Life"
Kenny Rogers - "Buy Me a Rose"
Reba McEntire - "I'll Be"
AJ Michalka - "All I've Ever Needed"
Billy Joel - "Just the Way You Are"
Church Hymn - "Let There Be Peace on Earth"

Susan Heim is an editor, writer and blogger with over 10 published books. She writes a parenting blog, Susan Heim on Parenting.

Amy's "Workout Playlist"

Justin Timberlake - "Pusher Love Girl"
Katy Perry - "Roar"
Robin Thicke - "Blurred Lines"
Beyoncé - "Crazy in Love"
Neon Trees - "Everybody Talks"
Nicki Minaj - "Starships"
Macklemore featuring Ryan Lewis - "Thrift Shop"
Katy Perry - "Hot N Cold"
Young MC - "Bust A Move"
Justin Timberlake - "Mirrors"

Ami Burns writes at allParenting.

Britt's "Girls Rock"

P!nk - "Perfect"
Christina Aguilera - "Fighter"
Anna Nalick - "Shine"
Lady Gaga - "Born This Way"
Jill Scott - "Hate On Me"
Jessie J - "Who You Are"
Selena Gomez - "Who Says"
Missy Higgins - "Steer"
Britney Spears - "Circus"
Destiny's Child - "Survivor"

Britt Reints helps busy people figure out how to be happy in the real world.

Stefania's "Songs I am Listening to Right Now"

Kaskade - "Room For Happiness"
Haim - "The Wire"
Miguel - "Adorn"
Macklemore - "Neon Cathedral"
Lauryn Hill - "Everything Is Everything"
Beth Ditto - "I Wrote The Book"
Rihanna, Jay Z - "Talk That Talk"
Stevie Nicks - "Edge of Seventeen"
Toni Braxton - "You're Makin Me High"
Muse - "Undisclosed Desires"

Stefania is a mom of three and founder of the Clever Girl's Collective.

Mary's "10 Classic Rock Songs for Required Listening"

Led Zeppelin - "Stairway to Heaven"
Jimi Hendrix - "Purple Haze"
Don McLean - "American Pie"
Aerosmith - "Dream On"
Queen - "Bohemian Rhapsody"
Elton John - "Crocodile Rock"
Fleetwood Mac - "Go Your Own Way"
Pink Floyd - "The Wall"
KISS - "Rock and Roll All Night"
Meatloaf - "Paradise by the Dashboard Light"

Mary writes for allParenting.

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