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Tell Congress: Make childcare more affordable!

Posted October 25, 2016 by Elyssa Koidin

Take Action!Candidates are talking about it. The media are talking about it. And, of course, we are (and have been!) talking about it! Childcare now costs more than college. Yikes! The struggles most parents in America have finding quality, affordable childcare for their little ones is getting a lot of attention these days from the [...]

The Race To The Oval Office!

Posted October 24, 2016 by Kristin

Radio!On the radio show this week we uncover what’s going on with the race to the Presidency with the top pollster in the nation; discuss voter suppression and what policies are needed so that everyone who wants to vote can vote;  bring on a mother and daughter duo to discuss women in leadership; and hear [...]

Posted Under: radio

#MilitaryMonday: Family Leave builds stronger military families!

Posted October 24, 2016 by Susan Reynolds

I will never forget the first time my husband came home from his first deployment. I got my hair done, a pedicure, manicure, cleaned my house, made all of his favorite dishes, gassed up his Jeep, put on my cutest outfit, and headed out to the airport. We lived in Bellevue, Nebraska and the drive [...]

I’m A Freelancer—Where’s My Paid Family Leave?

Posted October 24, 2016 by To-wen Tseng

October is National Work and Family Month. Working Mother Magazine identified 100 businesses that take their obligations employees seriously, first and foremost with paid family leave. These businesses are dragging the country toward something approximating a civilized social safety net, which is awesome—unfortunately I don’t work for any of them. I’m one of the approximately [...]

Posted Under: paid family leave

Don’t just Get Out The Vote - GOURD Out The Vote with Electoral Pumpkins!

Posted October 24, 2016 by Ruth Martin

Does this election season have you stressed out? I’ve got a solution for you! Let’s Gourd Out The Vote and carve some electoral pumpkins! What the what? What is “Gourd Out the Vote” and what is an electoral pumpkin? A weird band? A polling firm? Nope! Gourd out the vote is a seasonal play on [...]

Paid Family and Medical Leave is everywhere in #NH

Posted October 24, 2016 by Christina DAllesandro

Things are certainly changing different this election season. While there is a lot that is deeply disturbing, and a lot I will not want to remember after 2016 is said and done, but one thing that is worth acknowledging is that the discussion moved forward for families, and that Paid Family and Medical Leave has [...]

Whoa, postcard campaign is EXPLODING!

Posted October 21, 2016 by Kristin

Last week we asked important supporters like you to tap into your super powers and help turn out the women's vote. Well, A LOT OF YOU flexed your superhero muscles and volunteered to send handwritten notes to women voters, urging them to vote. WHICH IS AWESOME! But… reaching as many critical women voters as possible [...]

Posted Under: momsvote

Teach Them Compassion

Posted October 20, 2016 by Jehanara Haider

In this age of excessive access to social media and instantaneous coverage of hyperbole rhetoric for the sake of ratings and followers, our children are constantly exposed to raw rantings. This influences their thoughts, emotions and perception of those around them. As a Muslim mother with a young son, it pains my heart when I [...]