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My Mid-Year Resolution

April 24, 2015
Like too many moms, I’m an expert at putting myself last. It’s not something I’m proud of; it just seems to happen by default. I try to make sure my kids eat healthy. I get them regular check ups. I make sure they have lots of physical activity. But when it comes to my own health, I don’t do nearly...
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Surgeon General Vivek Murthy, MD, Inaugurated, Addresses Domestic Violence

April 23, 2015
Vivek Murthy, MD, sworn in as the nation's 19th Surgeon General, calls for a Great American Community focused on pedestrian lifestyles, smoke-free campuses, mental health awareness, and citizen involvement to end domestic violence.

When Did You Start Feeling "American"?

April 22, 2015
This article originally appeared in Vocero Latino News . The question was asked recently in an interactive conversation on twitter hosted by Michelle Martin, host of NPR show “Tell Me More”, on a special called “Becoming American”: When did you start feeling American? For me there is no special...
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Easy Pumpkin Loaf Bread Recipe

April 22, 2015
I love to bake. I would probably bake more often if I had a larger kitchen! Currently, my oven gets more use as storage than it does from baking. I'm not as extreme as the woman who stores shoes in her oven, but I do throw my pots and pans in there and use my toaster oven whenever possible. To get...
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Join us for Good Food Force Meet Ups This Spring!

April 22, 2015
Join us for some lively converastion and good food this spring! MomsRising staff and volunteers are hosting local Meet Ups around the country to discuss food justice, healthy kids, and what each of us can do to build healthy communities. Check out the list of upcoming events below, and let us know...
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Sheila Kitzinger: An Appreciation

April 19, 2015
“I believe that our concern must be for pregnant women everywhere, and especially for those who suffer most deprivation and who are denied their liberty.” — Sheila Kitzinger, 1997 Sheila Kitzinger, whose pioneering research and activism on behalf of woman-centered childbirth helped to transform...
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Head Smacker: House Gives Millions of Dollars More to Wealthiest 5,000 Families

April 17, 2015
By repealing the estate tax, the House is giving millions to the wealthy and adding billions to the deficit, instead of helping those who need it most.
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Walking Backwards Through the Grocery Store

April 16, 2015
Yesterday my son and I went for a bike ride to the park and decided to swing by the grocery store on our way home to pick up a few things. When we went to check out I realized that I didn't bring my wallet to the park. We put back our groceries and my son was laughing about how it was his first...
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