44 episodes

Parenting and Politics is a podcast for parents who want to make a difference (and change the world!) where we look at parenting through a political lens. It was created and is hosted by Diana Limongi.

It was created with the following goals:

To help parents use their voice to harness their political power
To shed light on the political process, and how it affects families
To highlight the work (and wins!) that is being done in different areas
To give parents ideas on how they can make a difference
To remain hopeful in these uncertain times.


PARENTING AND POLITICS IS A PODCAST OWNED BY DLG MEDIA INC.

Parenting and Politic‪s‬ Diana Limongi

    • Society & Culture
    • 4.6 • 18 Ratings

Parenting and Politics is a podcast for parents who want to make a difference (and change the world!) where we look at parenting through a political lens. It was created and is hosted by Diana Limongi.

It was created with the following goals:

To help parents use their voice to harness their political power
To shed light on the political process, and how it affects families
To highlight the work (and wins!) that is being done in different areas
To give parents ideas on how they can make a difference
To remain hopeful in these uncertain times.


PARENTING AND POLITICS IS A PODCAST OWNED BY DLG MEDIA INC.

    How This Mom Reimagines Education and Runs for City Council with Evie Hantzopoulos

    How This Mom Reimagines Education and Runs for City Council with Evie Hantzopoulos

    In this episode, Diana talks to Evie Hantzopoulos, a mom, educator and community leader who is running for NYC Council in District 22, in Queens, NYC. 

    They discuss all things public school education:

    - reimagining schools to serve the whole child
    - getting police out of schools
    - school budgets
    - restorative justice practices
    - community schools
    Why does NYS owe NYC billions of $$$ for education 

    AND MORE! 

    Listen and you'll see why we need more moms in office!

    • 59 min
    Why We Need More Moms in Office with Liuba Grechen Shirley

    Why We Need More Moms in Office with Liuba Grechen Shirley

    You may know Liuba Grechen Shirley when she ran for office and requested to use her campaign funds for child care.

    In this episode, Diana and Liuba discuss what it's like to run for office while raising two toddlers, why child care is a racial equity issue, canceling student loan debt, pandemic pregnancy, and how Vote Mama is helping more moms run for office (and win!) 

    Listen and get inspired to help elect more moms to office, or run for office yourself!

    • 44 min
    Representation, Storytelling and Motherhood with S. Nadia Hussain

    Representation, Storytelling and Motherhood with S. Nadia Hussain

    In this episode, Diana talks to Nadia Hussain, an advocate, mom and Senior Director at MomsRising.

    In a candid conversation a day after Kamala Harris became our nation's VP, Diana and Nadia, talk about why representation matters and what this historic win means for children (both white and of color).

    Nadia shares why she decided to run for school board, why parents must raise their voices and why storytelling "saves lives and changes the world."

    You can follow her at @vivalanadia.

    • 1 hr 6 min
    Starting 2021 with a Mental Check-in with Diana Gasperoni

    Starting 2021 with a Mental Check-in with Diana Gasperoni

    2021 is here and it has started off with a bang. We wanted to do a mental check-in as we start 2021 and discuss how we are doing in the midst of the COVID19 pandemic, and as we live through an attempted coup, racial injustice, remote learning and all the things in this pandemic life.

    In this episode, Founder of BeWell Psychotherapy Diana Gasperoni and Diana talk about taking care of ourselves, setting boundaries and what we need to take care of ourselves during this very difficult time. 

    • 51 min
    Through the Night Film: The Human Stories Behind 24-Hour Childcare

    Through the Night Film: The Human Stories Behind 24-Hour Childcare

    Who takes care of the children of those who work around the clock? People like Deloris and Patrick Hogan, who have been childcare providers since 1985, operating a 24 hour home based daycare, Dee's Tots.

    Loira Limbal is the filmmaker behind the documentary "Through the Night" which tells the story of Dee's Tots, and the working parents who need this care.

    We discuss:
    -what legislators need to do to help working families 
    -breaking stereotypes of who can be a caregiver. 
    AND MORE! 

    • 1 hr 2 min
    Election 2020 Debrief: Where Do We Go From Here?

    Election 2020 Debrief: Where Do We Go From Here?

    In this episode Jenna Arnold is BACK to debrief with Diana on the 2020 election results. They talk about President Elect Biden, Vice President-Elect Harris, and discuss all the issues the results of this election have shed light on... how many people voted for Trump, why Trump is a cult leader,  what is Trump going to do after this, why we need a baseline of beliefs and the work is only starting, and much more! 

    • 1 hr 2 min

Customer Reviews

4.6 out of 5
18 Ratings

18 Ratings

raising imagination ,

Amazing podcast

Diana podcast is a must Listen for any parents concerned about the lives their children lead. The truth is - everything about how we parent is political & this podcast helps us connect those dots in relevant & impactful ways.

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Although I’m not a parent, I can’t stress enough how great the discussions that take place on this podcast are. Diana and her guests have genuine, thoughtful conversations on issues that matter that are not talked about enough by the mainstream. Awesome podcast!

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This podcast is inspiring! Diana is a committed parent, sharing interesting opinions and the interviews are very unique

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