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Success Begins with School Breakfast

March 10, 2017
If you skipped breakfast today, you may be finding it difficult to concentrate. You’re not alone. Tight family budgets and busy morning schedules can mean many students arrive at school hungry and unprepared for the day ahead. Fortunately, the National School Breakfast Program ("NSBP") can give...
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Am I Greater than Christ That I Can Decide Who is More Deserving of Help?

April 26, 2017
I came to Christ late in life. Drawn to him out of necessity, but committed because of love. His love. It changed my life. He changed my life. I now try to live as He commanded. I don't always succeed. Some days, I will admit, when I focus on the world, I lose sight of Him and His precepts. But He...
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Let's Discuss the Clean Label Movement at #FoodFri! Join Us!

February 24, 2017
We all like simple ingredients, and companies are spending big bucks on reformulating their products. But is the clean label movement good for consumers’ health or just another marketing fad? Join @MomsRising , CSPI , CrossFit , and Environmental Defense Fund for a tweet chat next Friday, February...
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Parents to Walgreens: Back us up!

February 20, 2017
My kids and I are always hatching plans for (I’ll be honest, often overambitious) craft projects. So we’re in and out of stores a lot, picking up the often-forgotten small items to finish that star blaster or ride-on pony. This actually happened: Last month my son and I were in a large chain store...
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From My Heart To Yours #RevolutionaryLove

February 10, 2017
Then: Election Night November 8, 2016 I fell asleep. The votes were still being counted. At three in the morning, I could feel this weird buzzing in the air. My love was awake, the cell phone light illuminating his face. He looked like he had been reading for hours. With my voice still sounding...
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Am I An Advocate?

February 9, 2017
Your friends share petitions on Facebook and maybe you sign them or scroll past. Or perhaps, you have that one issue you feel passionate about. Maybe you’ve joined a few Facebook groups for support with like-minded moms. Does that make you an advocate? If you find yourself spurting out facts about...
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Still We Rise: 9 Amazing Ways YOU Made an Impact for Women and Families in 2016

February 3, 2017
Before we get too far into the New Year, I wanted to take a moment to thank our MomsRising supporters for powering incredible MOMentum in 2016. Looking back, it wasn’t that long ago that women’s and family economic security -- from paid family leave to equal pay – were barely part of the political...
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Creating Healthy Eating Opportunities for the Nation’s Native American Populations

January 27, 2017
The Lower Sioux Community is working increase access to healthier and more traditional foods in order to help reduce some of the diet-related health impacts many tribal members are experiencing.
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Walgreens infant formula may contain harmful nanoparticles. Now the company is silencing shareholders.

January 24, 2017
Recently, Walgreens’ Well Beginnings infant formula was reported to contain engineered hydroxyapatite (HA) nanoparticles, according to independent laboratory testing commissioned by Friends of the Earth. This is important because an expert committee of the European Union concluded that nano-HA may...
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This Is Hunger

January 19, 2017
Stories of hunger where you least expect it are plentiful – yet they are hidden from view. “In the fall of 1997, I drove up to my $3 million home and saw a small note tacked on the door saying the house was going to be auctioned off in 30 days.... Circumstances like divorce and job loss and health...
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