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Join me to tell Nickelodeon: back parents up!

12/05/16
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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#MilitaryMonday: Making the Mad Skills of Military Spouses Known

12/05/16
As with so many other people who land their perfect match on the internet, we met online. No, it wasn’t Tinder, although I like to believe we would both totally swipe right. We randomly found each other in a virtual fitness group, and soon learned we were both Army spouses,moms, and business driven...
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#Radio This Week: Take Back America

12/05/16
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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Say NO To A Muslim Registry

12/05/16
I am a Muslim mom. My family is probably a lot like yours. I joined MomsRising because I was concerned about our kids having access to healthy school lunches. I signed up to support paid family/medical leave because I knew from experience working mothers had to make hard choices after giving birth...
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Let's Talk Sugar, Sugar Policies & Why You Should Care at #FoodFri

12/01/16
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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Life at the Intersection of Hate: 2016-???

12/01/16
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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MomsRising on President-Elect Trump’s Appointments

11/29/16
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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After the Storm

11/29/16
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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UPDATE: #GivingTuesday Donors Stand Strong for Women, Moms, Families!

11/29/16
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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5 ways to start your day (& change your life)

11/29/16
My family and I just returned from a whirlwind vacation in California. I loved stepping out of my daily routine and eating new foods, sleeping in new places and exploring new locales. But when I arrived back home this weekend, I felt a visceral pull to return to my favorite morning practices. Why?...
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