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Tell the NRA & Congress
Now is the time for common sense gun regulations!

Invest in our littlest learners!
Families have a chance for affordable high-quality Pre-K with the Strong Start for America's Children Act. Ask your Senators to co-sponsor it today!

Moms Are Talking
“My husband and I found ourselves with a surprise pregnancy when our two children were 10 and 12."

Sandy, Washington

Let's Get Soda Out of Kids' Meals!
Tell Burger King and Wendy's that soda shouldn't be the default drink for kids

Join the Good Food Force!
Help get the word out about healthy school foods, junk food marketing to kids, and reducing childhood obesity.

Tell Nickelodeon to Stop Marketing Junk Food to Kids!
Parents need everyone, including schools, sports teams and children's media to help our kids make healthy food choices.

SNAP (food stamps) support healthy kids and families!

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The Accidental Activist

Posted July 9, 2014 by Sili Recio

I am eternally grateful to MomsRising for helping me find my outside voice. It is through the shared space of interacting with this organization that I have come to understand the importance of activism in our everyday lives. I now realize how important it is for us to be involved in the socio-political space and [...]

Posted Under: politics & policy

Tell Congress to Vote YES on the Hobby Lobby Fix!

Posted July 10, 2014 by Kristin

You were heard! U.S. Senators Patty Murray and Mark Udall have dropped a bill in Congress to fix the Supreme Court's wrong Hobby Lobby decision, the Protect Women's Health from Corporate Interference Act. Time is short. The vote on the Protect Women’s Health from Corporate Interference Act can happen as early as next week, so [...]

Posted Under: healthcare

Changing the Workplace With Four Walls, a Chair and a Lock

Posted July 8, 2014 by Sili Recio

I recently had the opportunity to attend the Society for HR Managers Conference (SHRM) here in Orlando. You might be asking yourself what I was doing at an HR conference. I was busy being giddy and excited over the fact that Cathy Carothers from Every Mother, Inc. and her colleagues were there to show HR [...]

Posted Under: healthcare

White House Report Demonstrates Why States Should Close the Coverage Gap

Posted July 8, 2014 by Felicia Willems

Take Action!Nationwide, the rate of uninsured Americans is dropping at a record pace. The reason is clear - new coverage options under the Affordable Care Act has made health coverage affordable and accessible to millions of adults and children. Additionally, the rates of uninsured adults is dropping most significantly in those states that have chosen [...]

Posted Under: healthcare

Great Work Cultures Big Tent Initiative -- Moving from Command and Control to Respect and Empower

Posted July 7, 2014 by joan

Turns out that pretty much all the good work culture practices that are good for moms are good for everybody.  And movements are more powerful when they inspire everybody! We are raising a big tent that welcomes a glorious diversity of respectful work culture practices and leaders. The mission of the big tent is to [...]

Pennsylvania Parents Prepare for a Pulse Ox for Your Newborn

Posted July 7, 2014 by Mary E. Mannix

On July 3, 2014 Governor Tom Corbett signed HB 1420 into law creating Act 94 of 2014. In layman's terms: In October 2014, all babies born in Pennsylvania birthing facilities will be required to be screened for critical congenital heart defects via pulse oximetry. Congenital heart defects impact one of every 100 births and vary [...]

Working Families Join a Critical National Dialogue: My Message to the White House Summit

Posted July 7, 2014 by Liz Shuler

I had the privilege to take part in the recent White House Summit on Working Families, and I wanted to share with you three points I shared with the 1,000 people who attended (about a quarter of whom were union members). The summit was in a prestigious ballroom in Washington, D.C. Many of the people [...]

Posted Under: family economic security

Top Summer Kid Care & Activities

Posted July 7, 2014 by Lauren Hipp

School’s out and summer is here! As a kid, that meant sunshine, long days full of fun, and all the perks of summer: BBQs, popsicles, swimming, summer camps, and no homework! As an adult and as a soon-to-be parent, it leaves me with more questions than anything!   Figuring out what to do with little [...]