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#WhyIMarch - for myself, for my family, for all of us

January 24, 2017
My name is Nancy and I live in Manchester NH. I am a mother. I am a waitress. I am strong and I am an activist. I have used my life experiences as motivation to speak out about what I believe in. In April of 2012, I gave birth to my first son Hunter. He was already a fighter weighing in at 2 lb 10...
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California: Tell Governor Brown to NOT put our littlest learners "on pause"!

January 24, 2017
This month, Governor Brown released his proposed budget for Fiscal Year 2017-2018 and unexpectedly announced that, despite growing state revenues, he was putting "a pause" on promised investments in child care and early learning opportunities. A pause? Let's tell Governor Brown that if he puts "a...
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We Marched! Now We Rise: 5 Actions You Can Do From Anywhere

January 23, 2017
This past Saturday, January 21st, millions of people marched at over 600 Women's Marches across our nation and world. The combined total of people who took to the streets in cities from Washington, D.C. to Seattle and all cities in between is historic. Saturday's marches were the starting line. Now...
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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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