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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 [...]

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UPDATE: #GivingTuesday Donors Stand Strong for Women, Moms, Families!

Posted November 29, 2016 by Kristin

Donate Today!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 what we [...]

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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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MomsRising on President-Elect Trump’s Appointments

Posted November 29, 2016 by Kristin

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 political career. Price’s stated goal is to kick nearly [...]

Tips For Healing the Divide By Talking Turkey Over Cranberry Sauce

Posted November 23, 2016 by Kristin

Confession: I’ve been shopping for sweet potatoes and green beans for our family gathering while still reeling from the election. I’m still trying to wrap my mind around everything—including how to avoid unproductive food fights over politics during Thanksgiving dinner and how turn that time into a way to bridge divides instead.  So we researched how [...]

Easy, Healthy Holiday Side Dish: Brussels Sprouts with Grapes & Walnuts

Posted November 22, 2016 by Migdalia Rivera

Recipe Side dishes don't often get the the attention they deserve during the holidays. Personally, I love side dishes and often eat them as stand alone dishes (I'm weird like that!). What I love most is how easy they are to create and serve. And because they're pretty easy to make, you can easily pass [...]

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Protect mothers' rights to breastfeed!

Posted October 18, 2016 by

No mother should ever be shamed, humiliated, or harassed while breastfeeding her baby!   Unfortunately, recently, two mothers were asked to stop breastfeeding their babies in North Carolina courtrooms; one by a judge, one by a law enforcement officer.   Breastfeeding in public, and that includes courtrooms, is not a crime! In fact, breastfeeding in [...]

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