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An Open Letter to the United States Senate

July 14, 2017
I learned my first lessons about injustice and health as a little Black girl growing up in segregated Bennettsville, South Carolina. I remember my parents’ and my sadness over the senseless death of little Johnny Harrington, who lived three houses down from our church who died before he reached 10...
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Get the latest tips on surviving childcare drop off!

January 11, 2018
A first time drop off to childcare or preschool can be rough on kids, parents, caregivers, and educators. Let’s talk about it! Get the latest tips on surviving childcare drop off with early childhood mental health specialist and founder of Stop Parenting Alone , Lina Acosta Sandaal, live on the...
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How to Teach Kids to Recognize Fake News

January 10, 2018
Fake news has gotten a lot of attention . Even the term has earned several definitions. The quantity and types of news sources in the digital age have made it more challenging to determine what's real and what's fake. Reputable news outlets adhere to a code of ethical standards that ensures that...
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The Final Chapter of #MomsReading

December 29, 2017
Welcome to final chapter of #MomsReading! In this series, we have explored multiple books and activities that parents and care providers can use to build a child’s social and emotional development no matter the season! Social-emotional skills support the success of children in school and in life!...
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6 Media and Tech Resolutions for Families in 2018

January 4, 2018
If there's one thing nearly every parent wants to get better at, it's staying ahead of their kids when it comes to media and technology. From crazy YouTube videos to marathon Minecraft sessions to sexy selfies , kids are constantly testing the limits (and our patience) with new stuff they want to...
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How to Talk to Kids About Sexual Harassment ... Before They Even Know About Sex

December 4, 2017
"Mommy, what's sexual harassment?" You were hoping that the daily news reports of famous and powerful men being accused of sexual misconduct would fly right past your kid's radar. But like other unfortunate events you've had to explain far before your kid was ready , the news -- especially bad news...
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#5Actions of the Week! November 27, 2017

November 27, 2017
We hope you enjoyed time with family and friends this holiday week. Being around those we love helps us recharge — and reminds us who we're fighting for: our kids, friends, family, neighbors and communities. This holiday in particular stands out as a cutting reminder of how much work we still need...
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Coffee & Advocacy w/ MomsRising in WA State

November 15, 2017
The holidays are upon us and it’s a great time of year to reflect, give thanks, and build community with family, friends, and neighbors. MomsRising members across Washington State are gathering to do just that. Please say you’ll join us! MomsRising staff will be traveling the state to share more...
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FREE Family Celebrations in Washington State!

November 15, 2017
MomsRising is hosting FREE family celebrations in Des Moines, Everett, and Auburn, Washington featuring live musical entertainment by kid-entertainer extraordinaire Eli Rosenblatt , arts and crafts by Seattle Recreative , face painting, and plenty of kid- and adult-friendly food to go around. Why...
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Moms Standing up for Head Start

November 9, 2017
Over one million young children and pregnant women are served by Head Start every year in centers, family homes, and in family childcare homes in urban, suburban, and rural communities throughout the country. Head Start and Early Head Start serve a diverse group of children and families – 38% are...
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