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5 Ways For Kids To Fight Injustice With #MomsReading

January 23, 2017
Welcome to our third post in our four part social justice series! In the age of toxic rhetoric dominating conversations in American politics, it is more important than ever to talk to our families about diversity, inclusion, and justice to help build a better future. Wondering how to get started?...
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Language is a gift

January 19, 2017
We speak in Urdu which is the national language of Pakistan in our house, exclusively. We made a decision when our son was born almost three years ago to keep our native language as relevant to him as we could. It is not easy since he goes to full time day care where English is spoken and the...
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Una Mamá Bilingüe viviendo en una Nación Monolingüe: Mi Experiencia Criando un Hijo Bilingüe

January 18, 2017
Mi esposo y yo nos consideramos bilingües y alfabetizados en dos idiomas. Como ex maestra de lenguaje dual, siempre supe que quería asegurarme que nuestra hija recibiera el regalo del lenguaje. Debido a mi experiencia en educación bilingüe, siempre he analizado en exceso el entorno en nuestro hogar...
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5 Ways To Teach Kids About LGBTQ+ Equality With #MomsReading

January 16, 2017
Welcome to our second post in our four part social justice series! In the age of toxic rhetoric dominating conversations in American politics, it is more important than ever to talk to our families about diversity, inclusion, and equality to help build a better future. Wondering how to get started...
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A Bilingual Mama living in a Monolingual Nation: My Journey Raising a Bilingual Child

January 11, 2017
My husband and I consider ourselves to be bilingual and biliterate. As former dual language teacher, I always knew that we wanted to ensure that our daughter received the gift of language. Given my background in bilingual education, I always over-analyzed our home environment, wanting to make sure...
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Separate and Unequal: American Kids Suffer Gaps in Opportunity,

January 9, 2017
America has become two separate and unequal societies, especially when it comes to opportunities for our children. Yet this can and must be reversed, for hope to be restored, and for America to keep its place in the global economy. These themes were conveyed by Harvard Professor Robert Putnam,...
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5 Ways To Introduce Activism To Your Kids With #MomsReading

January 9, 2017
Our kids are listening. And with all of the toxic rhetoric that seemed to dominate the conversation in 2016 , it is more important than ever to talk to our families about diversity, inclusion, and activism to help build a better future going into 2017. Wondering how to get started? We’ve got you...
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Seattle moms work to boost women in business (and provide affordable childcare while they're at it)

December 13, 2016
Childcare. It’s a topic that is always top of mind for mothers as we want someone to care for our kids like we do. Our questions and concerns never ease up and finding quality, affordable childcare is one of the biggest struggles today for families. It’s a logistical and emotional rollercoaster to...
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Keep Pounding

December 9, 2016
How Grassroots Organizing and Popular Protest Defeated NC’s Bathroom Governor As a lifelong North Carolinian, I really appreciated this data-based analysis from Tom Jensen of Public Policy Polling on how the Governor lost his re-election effort (the first to do so in NC history). First, polls show...
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Celebrate Holiday Traditions With #MomsReading

December 7, 2016
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...
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