51 episodes

You’ve known us for more than 40 years as the trusty monthly Los Angeles-based magazine full of stories, inspiration and fun events. Now we want to bring you even more inspiration. Join us as we talk to parents, experts, authors, community leaders and celebrities. This is us—raising kids in L.A. and trying to figure it out day by day.

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    • Kids & Family
    • 4.9 • 8 Ratings

You’ve known us for more than 40 years as the trusty monthly Los Angeles-based magazine full of stories, inspiration and fun events. Now we want to bring you even more inspiration. Join us as we talk to parents, experts, authors, community leaders and celebrities. This is us—raising kids in L.A. and trying to figure it out day by day.

    Sometimes We Just Need a Hug

    Sometimes We Just Need a Hug

    Hello everyone! Welcome back to our L.A. Parent podcast, where we chat about all things parenting. How are you all doing in the midst of all the holiday planning? This time of the year can be so magical and exhausting at the same time. So far, we have put up our tree, baked cookies, went through getting sick several times, ant problems in our kitchen, toddler meltdowns and so it goes. 

    Our digital editor and mom, Nina Harada, shares her moments of connection with her daughter in the midst of daily frustrations. Sometimes all we need is a hug and perhaps a second hug to regulate our emotions and find calm during hectic times. 

    Wishing you and your loved ones a very happy and healthy holidays. Hug each other and make beautiful memories. 

    For more parenting tips, travel inspiration, recipes and fun things to do with kids in L.A., visit laparent.com

    Don't miss our latest holiday issue, you can read online HERE.

    You can also find us on Instagram, Facebook and Twitter!

    Thanks for listening and if you love this podcast and L.A. Parent, please write us a review and share with a friend.

    • 5 min
    Taking Note

    Taking Note

    Hello everyone and welcome back to the L.A. Parent podcast where we chat about all things parenting with our host, Nina Harada -- first time mom and the digital editor at L.A. Parent. 

    Back from a weekend mommy/daughter trip up the central coast, Nina says she realizes how much our kids teach us. This past weekend was all about the importance of taking a moment to notice and appreciate the small transitions in our lives. As adults we have so much on our to-do list that we don't want to stop because we worry we might never get back on the train. Our kids are the ones that remind us that stopping and noticing is what we actually need to stay on the train. 

    As we get ready for Thanksgiving and the kickoff to the holiday season, take the time to slow down, notice the moments, the transitions and the feelings. 

    For more parenting tips, travel inspiration, recipes and fun things to do with kids in L.A., visit laparent.com

    Don't miss our latest holiday issue, you can read online HERE.

    You can also find us on Instagram, Facebook and Twitter!

    Thanks for listening and if you love this podcast and L.A. Parent, please write us a review and share with a friend.

    • 7 min
    Moments of Gratitude

    Moments of Gratitude

    Hello families and welcome back to the L.A. Parent podcast where we chat about all things parenting with our Digital Editor, first-time mom and L.A. native Nina Harada. As we kick off the holiday season, we're talking about gratitude and savoring the moments when that overwhelming feeling of dreams coming true washes over us. Nina and her husband had been longing for a feeling of community in Los Angeles for many years and this year during the hectic festivities of Halloween, they realized it was through their daughter that they have created a wonderful community of friends and neighbors. How sweet is that moment that you stop and allow yourself to feel grateful and to appreciate the wonderful connections you have in your life. 

    We hope you and your family take a few moments every day and bring to mind the good in your life and the people you love. 

    We are forever grateful to you, our listeners and L.A. Parent readers. Don't miss our latest holiday issue, you can read online HERE. 

    And for more parenting tips, holiday fun around the city, travel inspiration, recipes and much more visit LAParent.com.

    You can also find us on Instagram, Facebook and Twitter!

    Thanks for listening and if you love this podcast and L.A. Parent, please write us a review and share with a friend.

    • 7 min
    Intentional Moments of Connection

    Intentional Moments of Connection

    Hello families and welcome back to the L.A. Parent podcast, where we chat about all things life and parenting. Today, our host Nina Harada is about to celebrate her wedding anniversary -- dinner (just her and her husband) and their special ritual of writing and reflecting on their lives together in a shared journal. These moments of intentional connections are so important for our well-being. Listen in as Nina shares her intimate thoughts on honoring the seasons of our lives. 

    For date night ideas, parenting advice, travel tips and so much more visit us at LAParent.com 

    Thanks for listening and don't miss our latest September/October Issue all about education and enrichment. Check out our website for great Fall Fun roundups for the whole family. You can also find us on Instagram, Facebook and Twitter!

    Thanks for listening and if you love this podcast and L.A. Parent, please write us a review and share with a friend. 

    • 6 min
    A Moms Getaway and Life Lessons

    A Moms Getaway and Life Lessons

    Hello everyone and welcome back to the L.A. Parent podcast, where we talk about all things parenting. Today, our host, digital editor and first-time mom Nina Harada is back from a wellness getaway with two of her close mom friends. It wasn't easy make this trip happen, but once they did they came back not only refreshed and recharged, but also a little more reflective on life and the parenting journey. Tune in to hear about the insights learned while having lunch poolside and deep diving into conversations uninterrupted. 

    Happy Fall everyone and remember that L.A. Parent is always part of your community. Thanks for listening and don't miss our latest September/October Issue all about education and enrichment. Check out our website for great Fall Fun roundups for the whole family. You can also find us on Instagram, Facebook and Twitter!

    For all things parenting, education, health and wellness plus great travel stories and fun things to do, visit LAParent.com 

    • 8 min
    Friends Who Get It

    Friends Who Get It

    Hello and welcome back to the L.A. Parent podcast, where we chat about all things parenting. Today, our host Nina Harada, digital editor, L.A.-native and first-time mom, is savoring her friend time this past weekend. How nice to connect with other young families trying to figure our the daily challenges of raising a toddler. A backyard BBQ and a picnic in the park were the best medicine for mom exhaustion and renewed energy. Being in community with others navigating the parenting journey is one of the best ways we can fill our cup and feel less stressed. 

    L.A. Parent is always part of your community. As always, thanks for listening and don't miss our latest September/October Issue all about education and enrichment. You can also find us on Instagram, Facebook and Twitter!

    For all things parenting, education, health and wellness plus great travel stories and fun things to do, visit LAParent.com

    • 6 min

Customer Reviews

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Great first show!

Wonderful interview with Gadi & Kimi. They were so open and honest. And the host was pretty good, too.

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