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This is me. (Let’s Support Each Other)

Posted April 24th, 2012 by

MomsRising does a great job of creating a community of support for women. We at www.ctworkingmoms.com strive to create a similar sense of community and work to foster an environment of respect, honesty and encouragement. We just started a new series based off of our blogger Stephanie Wright’s recent post titled, This is me. In [...]

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The “F” in FDA Stands for Failure

Posted April 4th, 2012 by

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration’s motto, located right on their website homepage, is “protecting and promoting your health” however their recent decision not to ban the use of BPA in food products sends the message that they are more concerned with protecting the pockets of the chemical industry than they are making sound rulings [...]

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Dirty Little Secret

Posted March 28th, 2012 by

The fact is that one in eight women suffer from postpartum depression. No mother should ever feel like this is her “dirty little secret.”

Chemicals of Concern to Our Children

Posted March 12th, 2012 by

As moms, we all want to protect our children from harm. But what if that harm is invisible, occurs daily, and is almost impossible to stop without government intervention?

A Day in the Lives of 15 Working Mothers

Posted March 7th, 2012 by

Have you ever wondered if your work day is anything like other working mothers days? Recently, my website www.ctworkingmoms.com followed the working day of each of our work-mom bloggers (15 of us!) and we found it fascinating to see how alike our days actually are. (Credit for this terrific idea goes to our blogger Christa [...]

Can Working Mothers Survive on Minimum Wage?

Posted February 27th, 2012 by

Did you know that the majority of workers making minimum wage are women? Did you know that the national minimum wage is $7.25/hour? According to a new report from the National Women’s Law Center (NWLC), that means that a woman working full time, year round at the federal minimum wage earns just $14,500—more than $3,000 below the poverty line for a family of three.

A Day in the Life of a Working Mom

Posted February 15th, 2012 by

Hello MomsRising followers! So many of you enjoyed the CT Working Moms recent series about toxins that I want to share our latest series with you, A Day in the Life of a Working Mom (the brain child of our blogger Christa). Each day for the next 2 weeks one of our bloggers will take you [...]

Toxin a Day Wrap Up

Posted January 31st, 2012 by

As the founder and editor of www.ctworkingmoms.com I am so proud of our blogger Dena for her very successful 12 Days of Toxins blog series. Yesterday, her series was recognized by the Campaign for Safe Cosmetics and we’ve heard from several people that they are now making their own cleaning products, shampoo and are overall [...]

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12 Days of Toxins: Toxin #4- Coal Tar

Posted January 18th, 2012 by

Have you been following CT Working Moms blogger Dena Fleno’s 12 Days of Toxins posts? Dena believes that understanding what toxins may be lurking  in products we use on ourselves and our families and what alternatives are out there either in the store or in your kitchen cabinet are important for working moms to know. [...]

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12 Days of Toxins

Posted January 15th, 2012 by

Learn a Toxin a Day to Keep the Doctor Away Blog Written By Dena Fleno at CT Working Moms Understanding what toxins may be lurking  in products we use on ourselves and our families and what alternatives are out there either in the store or in your kitchen cabinet are important for Working Moms to [...]

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