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#Radio This Week: Take Back America

December 5, 2016
On this show we cover how we’re going to take back America to make sure every person can thrive from addressing the hate crimes happening in our nation, to making sure our national budget, healthcare, and workplace policies don’t get gutted, we talk about the new political climate and what you can...
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Join me to tell Nickelodeon: back parents up!

December 5, 2016
As the weather turns colder my kids are spending more and more time indoors. That includes being able to watch some of their favorite tv shows, like Avatar on Nickelodeon. Favorite shows are fun, but I'm so tired of the junk food marketing that comes into my home with them. And it's not just on the...
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Life at the Intersection of Hate: 2016-???

December 1, 2016
When I was three years old, my mother took me to visit the attic hiding place of Anne Frank in the Netherlands. My family was in Europe not for a trip, but because my father, a Bangladeshi Muslim immigrant to the United States, was stationed in Germany while serving in the US Army. I have no...
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Let's Talk Sugar, Sugar Policies & Why You Should Care at #FoodFri

December 1, 2016
It can be confusing when you hear sugar discussed in the media. As a parent, I had questions. How much sugar should a child eat? What's the difference between added sugars and naturally occuring sugars? And, why should I care? These were just some of the questions I had when I sought to educate...
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UPDATE: #GivingTuesday Donors Stand Strong for Women, Moms, Families!

November 29, 2016
I won’t lie. I woke up this morning saddened by new announcements of Trump appointees armed with policies aimed at hurting our economy and families. But, then I found out that over the past few days, hundreds of moms and dads responded to our call for contributions. I’m inspired . I’m inspired by...
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After the Storm

November 29, 2016
One bright afternoon of this August in our neighborhood playground, an older child—probably 5 or 6 years old— threatened my 3-year-old son, saying “Trump will kick you out of here when he becomes President.” That was the first time my son learned about the election. We didn't talk about it at home...
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MomsRising on President-Elect Trump’s Appointments

November 29, 2016
Taken together, President-Elect Trump’s appointments to date present a significant threat to our democracy, to the people of our country, and to our economy: · Rep. Tom Price , nominated for Secretary of Health and Human Services, has made dismantling the Affordable Care Act a landmark goal of his...
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Tips For Healing the Divide By Talking Turkey Over Cranberry Sauce

November 23, 2016
Confession: I’ve been shopping for sweet potatoes and green beans for our family gathering while still reeling from the election. I’m still trying to wrap my mind around everything—including how to avoid unproductive food fights over politics during Thanksgiving dinner and how turn that time into a...
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