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Childcare & Early Education

MAU: The First Principle.

March 12, 2008
The following is the first of a series of essays which discuss the 5 founding principles of Mothers Acting Up , a national non-profit organization which exists to inspire and mobilize mothers to advocate on behalf of the world’s children.

What Connects Fathers to Sons

March 7, 2008
It's funny how things catch you, make your heart skip a beat.

POLL: If I lost my childcare, I would...

March 4, 2008
... lose two part time jobs. Panic, take a few deep breaths. And write my Congressperson!
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Childcare costs- are you affected?

January 25, 2008
MP Dunleavy on MSN writes about women and money. I was toodling around that website and found this short article on childcare costs and how to offset them.
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A Ticket to Canada

January 18, 2008
I was late to the party when it came to seeing Michael Moore's movie Sicko. But as far as I'm concerned, it's a movie that every American should see before they vote in this presidential election.
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Illinois in the lead on "Pre-school for All"

August 2, 2006
Illinois became the first state in the country to authorize universal preschool for all 3- and 4-year olds last week (Georgia and Oklahoma offer preschool for all 4-year olds).

Are We Entitled?

July 12, 2006
Introducing . . . Hi, I’m Miriam Peskowitz, and starting now, I’ll be blogging here at I’m the author of a book called The Truth Behind the Mommy Wars: Who Decides What Makes a Good Mother. I also write a blog of my own, Playground My dreams about motherhood, parenting, and families share quite a lot with those of Kristin and Joan and the whole team behind MomsRising and the Motherhood Manifesto. Like them, I see the big picture. I’m confident that political and cultural change could make family life and work easier.