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#MilitaryMonday: Why Military Spouses Can't Have it All

09/26/16
In mid-July, the Institute for Veterans and Military Families (IVMF) published the first in a three-part series regarding military spouse employment, titled The Force Behind the Force: A Business Case for Leveraging Military Spouse Talent. The purpose of the study was: “to outline some of the...
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My Family Won't Wait

09/25/16
I was supposed to spend the first part of last week in Washington, D.C. coming together with women activists from around the U.S. to learn and organize so that women are poised to act and lead in this 2016-2017 election. #WeWontWait is about raising our voices to prioritize the needs of women and...
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Debate BINGO! Get your card here

09/24/16
This is going to be EPIC! Monday, September 26th at 9pm ET / 6pm PT is the first Presidential debate of the 2016 election! To keep debate watching fun, we've created a debate BINGO card to help you track whether the candidates are covering issues of greatest concern to women, moms, and families...
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Two Black fathers shot dead for nothing.

09/23/16
Keith Lamont Scott of Charlotte, North Carolina, had been waiting in his car for his son to arrive home from school, and Terence Crutcher, of Tulsa, Oklahoma had been waiting at the side of the road after his truck stalled. Both men are now dead, wrongfully gunned down by police. Both are Black men...
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The Power of Being Together: We Won't Wait 2016

09/23/16
There's nothing quite like being together in person. The opportunity to put aside the practice of tracking likes and clicks in favor of tuning into a feeling and noting another person's expression. When we are together in person, different questions arise - "Are we really united?", "Do we value...
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Hot off the presses: Secret Agent Moms!

09/22/16
Are you a superhero parent? YES YOU ARE! We all are! Parents are on the frontlines every day, building healthier communities for all kids. And we're excited to share our latest resource for the superhero in all of us ... Secret Agent Moms ! Part graphic novel, part how-to guide, Secret Agent Moms...
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Put On Some Music and Dance!

09/22/16
Dance is my bestfriend. Dance has not only taught me how to be patient with myself and my body, but it has also taught me how to be patient with others. Movement for me brings peace of mind and spirit. It helps me deal with situations without using words. I was introduced to dance at a very young...
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MomsRising on the Police Murders of Keith Lamont Scott, Tyre King and Terence Crutcher

09/21/16
No mom or dad, no son or daughter, should ever have to fear a loved one could come to harm at the hands of those charged with protecting them. Yet look at the headlines. Thirteen-year-old Tyre King, as well as Keith Scott and Terence Crutcher, both fathers, were killed by police just this week...
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Quick Action: Support workers who want to vote!

09/21/16
Four years ago, Regina got up early to vote before her workday started at Walmart. It ended up taking two hours to cast her ballot. Thankfully, she made it to work just in time, but voting shouldn’t be that stressful! No worker at Walmart, or any other business, should have to worry about facing a...
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Beware of a sense of urgency

09/20/16
When I was thirty and working as a media relations director, my therapist — a wise soul who coached me on stress management and how to understand the connection between my thoughts and my mood- – stopped me dead in my tracks one day with the words, “Beware of a sense of urgency.” My initial...
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