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Top Six Ways Parents Can Push Back Against Harmful School Commercialism

December 8, 2015
Parents hoping to limit their kids’ exposure to excessive commercialism are understandably frustrated when marketers invade traditionally “commercial-free” venues outside the home, such as your child’s school. And school advertising abounds in many forms. Most of us are familiar with ads in...
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Research: Latino Families Have Worse Access to Healthy Food

December 8, 2015
Latinos tend to live in neighborhoods with few supermarkets and other sources of healthy, affordable food options, but several promising solutions are emerging, according to a new package of research from Salud America! , a national network for Latino childhood obesity prevention funded by the...
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#Radio This Week: #Enough

December 8, 2015
For your podcast list: Breaking Through with me, Kristin Rowe-Finkbeiner! It's fun, feisty, and relevant for moms and families. Our weekly podcast is ‪#‎free‬ for all on iTunes : https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/moms-rising-radio/id533519537 ON THIS WEEK'S SHOW: The San Bernardino shooting and...
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Good Food Force Update: #NotOneMore, soda victory, social-emotional intelligence, more

December 7, 2015
It's a tough day. Our hearts are heavy following yesterday's tragic events in California, so we're starting this update with MomsRising's statement on the shootings. Then read on to find some uplifting news about soda in kids' meals, a couple of great tweetchats happening this week (one today) and...
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Tasty Holiday Recipes from Around the Web

December 7, 2015
Did you miss our recent holiday recipe share? If so, don't fret! We've compiled a Storify with 40+ featured recipes, perfect for the holidays and beyond. We hope you'll take the time to visit and sample a few!
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Plan of Action to End Hunger In America #FoodFri

December 4, 2015
The Food Research and Action Center (FRAC) has created a Plan of Action to End Hunger In America. Their innovative plan offers concrete solutions to a very real and growing problem. In the United States, hunger and food insecurity has been steadily increasing . Federal nutrition programs help...
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#GivingTuesday

A Special Match for #GivingTuesday

December 1, 2015
You gave thanks. You ate delicious food. You got deals. Now, it’s time to give back! Today is Giving Tuesday, a national day of celebrating and supporting the causes that matter most to us – like making the world a better, safer, more just place for women, moms and families. To mark this day,...
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MomsRising members, kids, and the Tooth Fairy went to Capitol Hill to tell Congress: Reduce Childhood Hunger

November 24, 2015
Over the summer, MomsRising members signed-on to our open letter asking Congress to give as many children as possible access to nutritious, healthy food with a strong reauthorization of the Healthy, Hunger-Free Kids Act of 2010, referred to as the 2015 Child Nutrition Reauthorization (CNR). The...
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Permission Granted: 5 Ways to Find Rest this Holiday

November 24, 2015
Does the thought of hanging lights and attending holiday work parties make you want to grab your sleeping bag and run for the nearest cave? 2015 has been intense for many of us. Often, we felt over-scheduled, overworked and we rarely got the chance to unplug. We navigated big career and life...
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Good Food Force Update: Holiday Round-Up: Recipes, Crafts, Holiday Stress, Shopping Tips, more!

November 23, 2015
The holidays are here, friends. We're sharing a round-up of healthy holiday tips, recipes and crafts below! As always, please read and share, and have a great week. 1. TIPS & RESOURCES 5 Tips for a Healthy Holiday Season , by Migdalia Rivera With the holidays quickly approaching, it's time to...
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