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5 Reasons to Vote for the Women You’ve Never Heard Of

November 7, 2017
Originally published on Medium, Monday, November 5 / Election Day 2017 is today, Tuesday, November 6 Tomorrow, voters in small towns across America, in 59 of the 100 largest cities, and in thirty-three states will head to the polls and elect new leaders who will make choices that affect our...
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Nuggets Bilingues: Becoming a Bicultural/ Bilingual Family

November 6, 2017
*** Want more information on raising multilingual children? Visit MomsRising's bilingual parenting resource site: http://action.momsrising.org/survey/bilingual_baby/?source=blog Passing down traditions, culture, and language was always something I envisioned myself doing as a mother. When I married...
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Send a Letter to Your Local Paper Speaking Out Against the Tax Bill

November 6, 2017
Something really scary happened recently! Scarier than those ghosts, witches, and ghouls that showed up trick-or-treating at your door the other night. Republican leaders in the U.S. House of Representatives introduced a bill today that would give $1.5 trillion (TRILLION!!) in tax cuts to the top 1...
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5 Things to Know About Parenting Challenging Behaviors (with videos!)

November 3, 2017
Parenting is amazing, but can also come with it’s challenges. . Because of this we asked YOU what scary parenting challenges you would like us to discuss with the amazing Lina Acosta Sandaal, an early childhood mental health specialist from Stop Parenting Alone . She answered our questions and...
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Robin from VA: Why Head Start Matters to our Family

November 2, 2017
The U.S. Congress is just weeks away from unveiling a tax bill that would give 80% of tax cuts to the top 1%. Meanwhile, low and middle-income families across the country will be left footing the bill through higher taxes and cuts to vital health care, nutrition, and education programs. Concerned...
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The Sneaky Science of Hooking Our Kids on Technology

November 1, 2017
Behind the apps, games, and social media is a whole crew of folks whose job is to make their products feel essential. Many of the techniques they use are ones outlined by experts in human behavior, including Nir Eyal author of Hooked: How to Build Habit-Forming Products and BJ Fogg of Stanford University's Persuasive Technology Lab. Harris argues that these methods "hijack" our own good judgment. Most teens care deeply about peer validation, for example. So it makes sense that friends' feedback on social media -- both the positive and the negative -- would tug at you until you satisfy your curiosity. You have a phone in your pocket, so why not check now? And now. And now?
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Why We Need to Protect Undocumented Parents

November 1, 2017
Last week, the Annie E. Casey Foundation (AECF) released their 2017 Race for Results report. The report this year takes a close look at immigrant families, and there is one finding that the executive leadership of AECF repeatedly emphasized during their release event: if we want immigrant children...
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Halloween Roundup: Have a fun, spooky, and safe holiday!

October 27, 2017
Also featured on our Care.com blog , check it out here: https://www.care.com/c/stories/12485/halloween-roundup-have-a-fun-spooky... At MomsRising, we want your family to have the best - and safest - Halloween possible! From toxic chemicals to food allergies, there are many spooky things that could...
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Robyn from WA: Why WIC Matters to our Family

October 25, 2017
The U.S. Congress is just weeks away from unveiling a tax bill that would give 80% of tax cuts to the top 1%. Meanwhile, low and middle-income families across the country will be left footing the bill through higher taxes and cuts to vital health care, nutrition, and education programs. Concerned...
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Parlez Vous Español?

October 25, 2017
*** Want more information on raising multilingual children? Visit MomsRising's bilingual parenting resource site: http://action.momsrising.org/survey/bilingual_baby/?source=blog Yes, Si, Oui! My daughter is currently on a unique language journey that she has unknowingly embarked on since birth. The...
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