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Share Your Stories and Let’s Save NY Childcare!

January 28, 2021
This morning, I took my three year old daughter to a new daycare center for the first time since the pandemic started. After months of delaying the grueling process, and, if I’m being honest, not ready to pick a new daycare for my daughter (I spent months being very upset that my amazing daycare...
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Calling California Families: RSVP to help shape the future of child care!

January 13, 2021
This year comes with new resolutions, but one of my goals has not changed: Continue using my Mom Voice to make our child care needs to be heard and prioritized. I am a mother of two and a full-time educator working remotely due to the COVID-19. Like many of you, I am continuously trying to figure...
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Review the Week: Peach & Impeach [Jan. 8, 2021]

January 8, 2021
ICYMI: Happy New Year MomsRising members! Not suprisingly, it's been one heck of a first week, see-sawing between joy for Georgia, horror for the attack on the Capitol, and the long, grinding struggle of keeping our families safe and secure in the ongoing COVID-19 crisis. Take a look at what rose...
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Moving Forward Justice

December 22, 2020
As we close out the year we have some special guests on the radio show this week as we talk about how much emergency relief from Congress it will take to revive the U.S. economy. We also discuss the need to extend paid leave and sick days and uncover what's going with after school care and how to...
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Getting Out The Vote for Early Care and Education

December 17, 2020
As part of its America For Early Ed Initiative, NAEYC created its “Our Votes. Their Futures” electoral advocacy campaign, which engaged thousands of child care providers and families in the 2020 elections. NAEYC teamed up with partners like ECM and hosted virtual panels at both major parties’ conventions, took part in National Voter Registration Day, and used social media to bring attention to child care as an issue to ask candidates about during debates and to hold them accountable for when elected.
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Nearly 30,000 NC children are on the waiting list for child care subsidies.

Review the Week: Parent Power! [Dec. 18, 2020]

December 17, 2020
ICYMI: The MomsRising community was all about creating, harnassing and using our PARENT POWER for good this week. Check out some content you might have missed for the week ending Dec. 18, 2020. YOUR GIFT MATCHED: Double Your Parent Power We need you now! As 2020 winds to a close, we’re giving...
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Tips for Parents of Infants in Times of Crisis

December 16, 2020
We are living in unprecedented times in a global pandemic. As a psychotherapist and child development expert, I witness and assist the anxiety and stress parents are under, and as I say, parenting is messy, and one of my missions is to help with that mess. We are currently parenting under uncertain...
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Enough with Impossible Choices: Saving Child Care in COVID-19

December 15, 2020
With many schools across the country going virtual for the indefinite future, life has turned upside down for families. As two toddler moms working from home, we juggle snacks, naptime, and teatime with stuffed animals with our own endless Zoom meetings and overflowing inboxes. It’s easy to feel...
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Top #5Actions for This Week: December 11, 2020

December 13, 2020
As we move towards the end of 2020, we are still waiting on Congress to pass comprehensive COVID-19 legislation. If you haven’t already signed the petition, please find the link below. We also have four other ways for you to get involved with MomsRising. -- Sue Anne, Kristin, Elyssa, Nina, Anita,...
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Review the Week: How We Shared Our Power [Dec. 11, 2020]

December 11, 2020
ICYMI: Despite a global pandemic and a year of unique pain and challenges, together, we lifted our voices, spoke up for each other and shared our power to help ALL moms and families experience racial, economic and gender justice. Check out these posts that reflected, amplified and powered up the...
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