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09/25/23
The clock is ticking and unless immediate action is taken, in less than a week the federal government will run out of money and shutdown on October 1st. This is not a drill! House Republicans have created this totally manufactured, preventable crisis that will hurt our families, workers (especially...
Elyssa Schmier's picture
09/24/23
Being a parent, a Mom, is always something I wanted to be. I wanted to have two kids named Zachary and Jasmine (Jazzy). I wanted to be married to a great husband and I wanted to work in a museum. I have received both the great husband (Jason, I love you) and I worked and volunteered for the Boston...
Elizabeth Greeno's picture
09/23/23
It’s 8:45 am and our son Sam and I are at the Hannaford Supermarket. It's Sunday and we are trying to get in and out before the crowds of people. The lights are bright in the store and the smell of cooking muffins fills the air. Our son is wearing PJ pants because we compromised that he could wear...
Elizabeth Greeno's picture
09/22/23
This world is made up of beautiful beings. I know this because l am helping to raise some of the very best. My name is Melissa. Together, my husband Shawn and I are raising two amazingly awesome kids. Our kids are gifted, intelligent, artistic, and funny. We are a neurodivergent (autism+adhd)...
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09/21/23
Unless Congress takes immediate action, when the clock strikes midnight on October 1st the government will shutdown. Let’s be clear: House Republicans have created this totally manufactured, preventable crisis that will hurt our families, workers (especially military and government workers),...
Elyssa Schmier's picture
09/20/23
My 2-year old successfully used the potty for 4 days last week! I could not be more excited – not just because this means she’s hit another milestone. But I’m most excited about ditching diapers and putting that money toward groceries and student loan payments! → Tell Pampers: If you’re really “...
Taylor Austin's picture
09/18/23
On the radio show this week we cover the latest from the U.S. Capitol including around WIC and childcare; we learn what’s happening with access to birth control in America and about World Contraception Day; we hear the latest with local abortion bans, including outrageous proposed bans on being able to drive to get an abortion in some states; and we close the show learning why the U.S. budget fights matter to you and our economy.
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09/13/23
When a binge-worthy tv show ends a season with shocking uncertainty or a surprise revelation, fans are left on the edge of their seats waiting for the next part of the story. Fictional cliffhangers can be exciting, leaving you wanting more. But when it’s real life, and when the livelihoods of our families hang in the balance, a cliffhanger is the LAST thing we want to experience!
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09/13/23
Within the past year, there has been some progress in the area of maternal mental health in the United States and there appears to be more on the horizon. The FDA has recently approved the first, and only, oral medication for postpartum depression (PPD). Zurzuvae (zuranolone) is a 14-day treatment...
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09/12/23
3rd grade. Do you remember your third grade? For me, it’s the smell of warm peanut butter and jelly sandwiches as I opened my lunchbox, the sound of crinkly sheets of multiplication tables, and memories of my single mom scrambling to get me to class. Mrs. Upton, my Springhill Lake Elementary...
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