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Feb 3, 2016

In this episode, we talk about how Grease Live and the results of the Iowa Caucus. Plus we have another installment of Don't Be That Mom and Sarah tells about her event with the Mayor.

Jan 26, 2016

It's not easy for busy moms to take time for themselves, but we are determined to make more time for our health this year. Sarah and I talk about exercise plans, healthy eating, and the calming power of knitting.

Jan 22, 2016

In this episode, we talk about what we learned at the Westside (of Los Angeles) Chamber of Commerce State of the Westside Breakfast and why it makes us hopeful for the future of LA. We also talk about (or I do) our love/hate relationship with Los Angeles. We also chat about boycotting the Oscars and I have another Don't be That Mom (spoiler - that mom is me).  

Jan 18, 2016

In this episode, we talk about the FordPASS and how it could be a great resource for Los Angeles drivers. We also talk about the Oscar nominations and the new LAUSD superintendent. Sarah shares one of her New Year's Resolutions - to take care of herself - and Yvonne talks about her obsession with Botox.

Dec 17, 2015

This has been a crazy and stressful week for the parents and school children of Los Angeles. LAUSD closed all 900 of its schools after receiving a terror threat. We talk about what it was like that day for us as moms and for our kids. 

Dec 12, 2015

We talk about the holidays and how very behind we are in holiday preparations and what we're hoping to accomplish in the next couple of weeks. Both of us were upset and concerned after the San Bernardino killings. We talk about how it's made us feel about safety going into the holidays. 

Dec 2, 2015

In this episode recorded on Giving Tuesday, we talk about Sarah's event, Make it Mar Vista, and Great Streets LA. We also have another installment of Don't Be That Mom.

Nov 24, 2015

In this episode, I explain where I've been and how I'm doing after major surgery. Sarah talks about going to a media event at Disneyland Season of the Force, the new Star Wars updates to Tomorrowland. And we discuss what we're watching and reading. 

Oct 27, 2015

Welcome to our first ever Halloween podcast! Sarah and I talk about Halloween costumes - sexy and demure - and what the trending costumes are in LA and beyond. Sarah tells us about her visit to Hollywood Forever Cemetery for Dia De Los Muertos and Yvonne talks about how she honors the holiday. We have another installment of Don't Be That Mom plus Sarah's review of a local cryotherapy shop. 

Oct 15, 2015

October 15 is the Great California ShakeOut. School kids and office workers will stop, drop, cover, and hold on at 10:15 AM during a statewide earthquake drill. Are you prepared for an earthquake? We talk to experts about what to have in your earthquake kit and how to plan for a disaster.

Oct 9, 2015

This week we chat with Tanya Anton of the Go Mama Guide about how to navigate the world of magnet schools in the Los Angeles Unified School District. This is an update to our MomsLA Youtube channel video about magnet applications. 

Oct 1, 2015

Exciting week for Sarah! She gave a speech to the Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti about her Great Streets project. She tells us about the plans for Mar Vista and what will happen at Make It Mar Vista on Nov. 28. We also talk about the Pope's visit, Matt Damon, and Don't Be That Mom.

Sep 23, 2015

First, sorry about missing last week. I explain in the podcast why I was not around. This week, Sarah and I talk about Viola Davis' historic Emmy win and which Fall shows we're looking forward to watching. Plus, we talk about a disturbing youtube video that many parents are talking about and a little bit of Don't Be That Mom.

Sep 10, 2015

In this episode, Sarah talks about what she did when a mother hit her child at school pick up. We also talk about the heat wave and Yvonne's adventure in Canada with Ford Explorer.

Sep 1, 2015

We have another episode of Don't Be That Mom (it's me again) and why it's not okay to say bad things about Latinos - even when a presidential candidate thinks it's fine.

Aug 26, 2015

This week, we talk about the Common Core standards and we have another installment of Don't be That Mom. 

Aug 21, 2015

It's time for kids to go back to school so it's time for us to get "Back to Mom." We talk about how the first day of school went and why we both need to focus on our health. Plus another episode of "Don't Be That Mom."

Aug 13, 2015

In this episode, we mostly talk about the city of Los Angeles' plan for the future of moblity, which sounds great to us. It means more bikes, more buses, and a safer city for pedestrians and motorists. But some people already hate it. We talk about that, too. And we have another installment of "Don't Be That Mom."

Aug 8, 2015

In this episode, we talk about how we feel about the end of summer and our kids going back to school. Plus, I share my Canada adventure and the books I've read this summer. Sarah and I talk about how we both have RBF, resting bitch face. 

Jul 28, 2015

Yvonne has another installment of Is It Worth a Babysitter after she visits a trendy Santa Monica restaurant. Sarah and Yvonne ponder what it's like to work at home when the kids are home for the summer. 

Jul 21, 2015

It's hard to believe that we're on episode 25 of the MomsLA podcast. In this episode, I talk about how I overcame my fear of being nude (I'm a nevernude) and went to a spa where everyone was naked! But first, Sarah and I talk about how it can sometimes be overwhelming to be the parent in charge of schedules and pickups. (The conversation started after I commented on an episode of She Podcasts.) And we have another installment of Don't be That Mom.

Jul 16, 2015

Fun episode this week thanks to Sarah and her recap of Comic-Con. We also talk about inspiration, Harper Lee, and my not-so-fun week last week.

Jul 6, 2015

In this episode, Sarah talks about her fun moms night out seeing Magic Mike. (It's just like you thought it would be.) And I talk about medical insurance (almost as fun as Magic Mike!). We also talk about the Queen Mary and California's new Vaccination law. And if you're new to the podcast, we tell you a little bit about what we do at MomsLA.

-Yvonne

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