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CDC Resources Empower Parents to Create Healthier Schools

February 20, 2020
Every parent wants their child to grow up healthy and happy. Many of us know the important role schools play in teaching our children about healthy eating and physical activity, but did you also know that your involvement with school health matters? Research shows that parent engagement in schools...
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Lost My Hair & Found Myself

February 18, 2020
“Look at all of that long, pretty hair!” “Your hair is so pretty and thick!” “Girl! All that hair!” Recently, two famous women have spoken publicly and discussed their journey with hair loss: Representative Ayanna Pressley (D-MA) and actress Ricki Lake. Their stories are similar in tone addressing...
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"Don't Gaslight Me"

Get your “Don’t Gaslight Me” button!

February 17, 2020
We’ve all heard the story about six-year-old George Washington chopping down his father’s cherry tree, and not being able to lie about it. And, of course, Abraham Lincoln was known as “ Honest Abe .” This Presidents’ Day, as we remember previous Presidents George Washington and Abraham Lincoln, we...
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Top #5Actions of the Past Week: February 14, 2020

February 14, 2020
Happy Valentine's Day!! Happy Galentine's Day (Feb 13)! And Happy Friday. There are so many reasons to celebrate those we love, cherish and respect ... like YOU! Thank you for all yoåu do today - and every day - to demand communities and an economy that work for us all. On that note, please scroll...
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In the Cross Hairs of Climate Change

February 15, 2020
Climate destabilization is devastating our world . Wildfires consume California; larger and more powerful tropical storms threaten our Caribbean and Atlantic coasts. There are more spring floods in the US Midwest and droughts in the Mediterranean basin and the Western US. The average surface...
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A Wakeup Call for Parents: The Trump Administration is Endangering Generations

February 11, 2020
The Trump administration is making parenting significantly harder and putting our kids’ health at risk. In a new report, “Endangering Generations: How the Trump Administration’s Assault on Science Is Harming Children’s Health,” we catalogue a wide range of policy changes that specifically undermine...
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Help MomsRising challenge the lies and protect our democracy! Here's How:

February 6, 2020
After watching a lie-filled State of the Union address Tuesday night , and then witnessing a slim majority of Republican U.S. Senators voting for a sham acquittal of President Trump last night , I had to channel my anger into action... somehow. Despite my anger and frustration, I still believe that...
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The Birth of Life After 2 Losses: My Birthing Story

February 5, 2020
My story is not the traditional story of boy meets girl, girl falls in love, they get married and live happily ever after. Six months prior to me getting pregnant, I decided to end my relationship with my on-again, off-again high school sweetheart. We were living together for about two years at this point and I just wasn’t happy. We discussed having a family together and not once did it ever happen. After we broke up and he moved out, I decided to do something for myself.
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