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Celebrate Holiday Traditions With #MomsReading

Posted December 7, 2016 by Abbie Gately

As the Holiday season approaches, it is the perfect time to explore other cultures and traditions with your child. How? We’ve got you covered! Below are some book suggestions and fun activities that will help strengthen your child’s social awareness skills. Social awareness is one of the five social-emotional development skills as listed by experts [...]

Say NO To A Muslim Registry

Posted December 5, 2016 by Khadija Gurnah

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. I saw what [...]

#Radio This Week: Take Back America

Posted December 5, 2016 by Kristin

Radio!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 do to make [...]

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#MilitaryMonday: Making the Mad Skills of Military Spouses Known

Posted December 5, 2016 by Erica McMannes

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. Over time, [...]

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Join me to tell Nickelodeon: back parents up!

Posted December 5, 2016 by Karen Showalter

Take Action! 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 [...]

Posted Under: Food!

Life at the Intersection of Hate: 2016-???

Posted December 1, 2016 by S. Nadia Hussain

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 [...]

Let's Talk Sugar, Sugar Policies & Why You Should Care at #FoodFri

Posted November 30, 2016 by Migdalia Rivera

Tweetchat 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 [...]

Posted Under: Food!

After the Storm

Posted November 29, 2016 by To-wen Tseng

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, considering he’s [...]

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