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Pandemic Mother’s Day 2020

May 9, 2020
We at MomsRising are here to offer a virtual embrace on this unprecedented Pandemic Mother’s Day. ❤️ It’s a tough one, we know. We’re mourning our loved ones. We’re trying to keep our kids occupied, healthy, and safe. Wondering how to keep our aging parents from evading social distancing rules...
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#GivingTuesdayNow: Support MomsRising’s fight for COVID-19 relief

May 5, 2020
Moms’ leadership and power has never been more critical, more needed, and more necessary as we enter another month of uncertainty as a nation. In fact, MomsRising has turned up the volume even more on the issues we fight for every day: paid family/medical leave, expanded unemployment insurance,...
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MomsRising’s COVID-19 Priorities: April 2020

April 28, 2020
Editor’s Note: This information is accurate as of today, 4/28/2020. These policies are continuing to evolve at the federal level, as well as at the state levels, and they may change, so please check back here on the MomsRising blog regularly for updated information. All policies addressing this...
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Black & Brown people are dying of COVID-19 at alarming rates.

April 13, 2020
As the novel coronavirus changes our everyday lives in ways we could never have imagined, we are told over and over again how the virus does not discriminate. Day in and day out we are directed to take protective measures to ensure the safety of our loved ones and the safety of our fellow community...
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Parenting during a global pandemic: Don't be so hard on yourself and your feelings are valid

April 9, 2020
Are you trying to survive quarantine with kids? Has Parenting during COVID-19 driving you a little bit crazy? Do you feel like your kids are testing you every. minute. of. the. damn. day?
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Recursos para las familias del estado de Washington durante la pandemia de COVID-19

April 3, 2020
Estamos viviendo tiempos increíbles. Pero en medio del caos y de la incertidumbre de lo que tenemos por delante, lo mejor que podemos hacer es apoyarnos mutuamente. La pandemia de COVID-19 ha tenido un impacto desastroso para las familias de todo Washington, por lo que hemos creado una lista de...
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Take Action: Cuomo is using COVID-19 to roll back Cash Bail Reforms!

April 1, 2020
Too many families are forced to experience the inhumane realities of what it is to be incarcerated inside of a New York jail, especially one like Rikers Island, for no other reason than their inability to pay cash bail. The same was true for 16-year-old Kalief Browder who was tortured for over...
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#SocialDistancing is impossible for people who are incarcerated

April 1, 2020
Our voices are making a difference, but we must keep the pressure on. Dozens of incarcerated people have already tested positive for COVID-19 across the nation. [1] Let's be clear: Prisons are unable to implement the CDC guidelines needed to flatten the cure and save lives. [2] We must have a plan...
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Ways to Manage Young Children While Sheltering at Home

March 31, 2020
Parents of young children are probably the most tired and affected during this time of staying safe at home. Young children, unlike older children, do not have the ability to separate this time of sheltering at home from “normal time.” This is why a parent of a young child needs to be careful in...
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Let Them Play - Why Play-Based Learning During COVID-19 Works

March 26, 2020
When I heard a COVID-19 made homeschooler “pooh-pooh” the merits of educational play, I realized that we need to reassess the definition of play and build homeschooling programs, be they temporary or long-term that incorporate play as a means of achieving more effective learning.
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