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7 Back-to-School Tips to Help You Stress Less and Find Your Center

August 25, 2015
Whether your kids are toddlers or teens, the start of a new school year offers the opportunity for a fresh start and a chance to do things differently. If you’re feeling some anxiety around all the transitions, scheduling, juggling and driving that usually accompany a new school year, take a deep...
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Are you at a threshold, too?

August 25, 2015
Yesterday we attended a moving "Ceremony of 13" at our church for my teenage son. Cultures around the world share a tradition of marking the transition from childhood to adulthood beginning at age 13 (in the Jewish tradition this is called a Bar or Bat Mitzvah). Our ministers shared why it's key to...
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12 Reasons Why We Do the Work We Do Together

August 5, 2015
Congress wants to cut spending on programs that help low-income children and families. These 12 reasons show why we need more investments in these programs, not less.
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Why are the Girl Scouts Partnering with Barbie?

August 4, 2015
A few years ago I surprised myself by getting involved with my daughter's Daisy Girl Scout troop. What began as an hour of volunteering blossomed into co-leading of a delightful group of girls. I was happy that my daughter joined the Girl Scouts. The organization's progressive policies had...
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Lean on and Lead! An interview with Hawaii's Beth Fukumoto

July 24, 2015
Hawaii’s Representative Beth Fukumoto was elected to the Hawaii State House at the age of twenty-nine in 2012, and was immediately selected by her Republican colleagues to be House Minority Floor Leader. In 2013, she was listed as one of "Nine Women Remaking the Right” by the Daily Beast . In 2014...
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Echoes of Nothing

July 18, 2015
Here's the thing, wise adults: it is not up to the children to make you comfortable.
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¡No se la pierdan! Nuestra conversación en #EarlyEdChat acerca de las #manualidades de #niños

July 8, 2015
La semana pasada tuvimos un #EarlyEdChat por twitter acerca de las manualidades de niños. Nuestra visita especial fue Sylvia Akamine, pintora, madre en el estado de Kentucky y editora del blog Latina Con Estilo . Entre las ideas creativas que compartimos -- ¡habían muchas! -- compartimos como hacer...
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ICYMI: Holiday Arts & Crafts for Kids via #EarlyEdChat!

July 8, 2015
In case you missed it, last week MomsRising.org and our Spanish arm MamásConPoder.org hosted an #EarlyEdChat on twitter regarding holiday-themed arts and crafts for kids. Our special guest was artist, Kentucky mom and publisher of the Latina Con Estilo blog -- Sylvia Akamine. Among some of the cool...
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California Victory for our Little Ones!

July 8, 2015
I’ve got good news! After hearing from thousands of California MomsRising members, Governor Jerry Brown and the California Legislature approved a budget that includes important investments in our state’s early care and education system. The budget that Governor Brown signed includes more than $300...
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Making History for Our Littlest Learners

July 1, 2015
Can we take a moment to celebrate? We made history this week. Washington state passed and funded The Early Start Act, making this the largest expansion of early learning in our state's history. The voices of moms, dads, grandparents, and early learning supporters made the case for increasing access...
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