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Getting Over Our Self-Care Shame

June 7, 2022
Self-care gets a bad rap. It's seen as selfish, a sad part of our culture that teaches and models martyrdom. We think of self-care as an occasional luxury -- bubble baths, massages, and spa days—and as a result, moms have bypassed taking care of themselves first. We critique neediness and view at as weakness while we celebrate those who over-give of themselves.
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Moving Forward Gun Safety Policy & Hope in Hard Times

June 6, 2022
On the radio show this week, we cover the way in which gun safety policy is moving forward in Congress, what you can do to help, and some ways to find hope in hard times.
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Your Mighty May MOMentum!

June 3, 2022
The MOMentum newsletter was created to shine a light on the good you help bring into the world as a MomsRising donor, and to make space in our busy lives for gratitude and kindness (and opportunity!). Please, keep reading to see your generosity in action – the Mother’s Day MOMibuster, baby formula shortage, reproductive justice, and more. And take pride in this MOMentum – you are an important part of it.
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TAKE ACTION

Hey Congress, who’s going to take care of all these kids?

June 3, 2022
Do you remember show and tell? You know, where you would bring something you liked or an object you found interesting to show to classmates, friends and teachers. Well, right now it’s time to SHOW and TELL Congress that too many of us have been taking care of kids during this pandemic and before with NO support and we need help, stat!
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Brand New Breaking Through Episode: PowerPlus2022 with IWPR!

May 31, 2022
With the pandemic limiting travel, we are bringing the Power Plus Summit 2022 to you! Join the Institute for Women’s Policy Research (IWPR) @IWPResearch for the Power Plus Summit 2022 and hear special guests on the Breaking Through Show this week! *Find out more (and get involved) at: PowerPlus2022...
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Infant Formula Shortage & Our Rights Under Attack

May 24, 2022
On the radio show this week we cover the infant formula shortage crisis, and include tips for making sure infants get the nutrition they need in this time of emergency; we also cover the urgent need to protect voting rights and reproductive rights in America as our rights, freedoms, and communities...
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NC: Come fly kites for change! RSVP now for a kite-flying playdate

May 20, 2022
What is that up in the sky? Is it a bird? A plane? Nope! It's a kite! Join MomsRising (and a bunch of kites!) as we fly into action in Raleigh to remind NC lawmakers that when we lift up babies and families, we all can soar! MomsRising is excited to join our partners at the Think Babies NC Alliance...
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Stop violence by fighting white supremacy

May 18, 2022
Over the weekend, an 18-year-old white supremacist drove for hours to a neighborhood grocery store in Buffalo, where he shot 13 people, specifically targeting Black people. Ten died. [1] Our hearts ache for the victims and families of the Buffalo shooting and for the city itself. Our hearts break for the Black community, which once again has been targeted in a racially motivated mass shooting.
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Brand New Breaking Through Podcast: Protecting our Bodies, Our Health, and Building Momentum with the MOMibuster

May 10, 2022
On the radio show this week we talk about the leaked U.S. Supreme Court decision that would get rid of Roe v. Wade and what we, you, and us together can do to help protect women’s bodily autonomy; we cover maternal health and health equity; we dive into the fight for affordable, accessible...
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Not Your Average Filibuster.

May 5, 2022
What comes to mind when you think of a filibuster? Sneakers with suits , sore feet, phone books, long novels, green eggs & ham , and even pointless drivel. Sometimes it means doing a lot just to end up doing nothing at all. Usually the filibuster delays the inevitable; most recently it means...
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