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The Long Walk

March 8, 2020
When I drop my children at school, I rarely park near the front entrance. In fact, I often park much farther from it than is necessary. I don’t do this to avoid the many double-parked minivans which clog the street like some long suburban gypsy caravan. It is also not my distaste for the endless...
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International Mother Language Day: Sharing our Language, Culture and History

March 6, 2020
The Bangladeshi American Women’s Development Initiative (BAWDi) , a community-based organization that supports and advocates for Bangladeshi American women, girls and families in New Jersey hosted their second annual event commemorating Mother Language Day. This year the event cente red around a...
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Kirkland-Based Moms Leader: Denying Millions the Right to Earn Paid Sick Days and Ability to Access Health Care Makes the Coronavirus Even More Dangerous

March 3, 2020
"As a longtime resident of Kirkland, Washington, which sadly is the epicenter of fast-spreading coronavirus in the United States, I am seeing firsthand how a long, slow national emergency is becoming a dangerous, deadly crisis. Because the U.S. Senate and the Trump administration have been...
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Mom bears witness: Your February MOMentum

February 29, 2020
WOW - with all the actions taken, events accomplished, and donations given, we felt the love in February! Particularly powerful: MomsRising member Angelica testified before Congress about the child care crisis we face in this country, sharing her personal story as a single mom. Check it out, and...
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Take #5Actions! Coronavirus, Child care and more

February 28, 2020
As we wrap up February this weekend with Leap Day and head into spring, we can't help but notice all of the conversations regarding the coronavirus. More importantly, we are all concerned with the costs that will place burden on American families of both getting tested and in whatever vaccines Big...
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Lost My Hair & Found Myself

February 18, 2020
“Look at all of that long, pretty hair!” “Your hair is so pretty and thick!” “Girl! All that hair!” Recently, two famous women have spoken publicly and discussed their journey with hair loss: Representative Ayanna Pressley (D-MA) and actress Ricki Lake. Their stories are similar in tone addressing...
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A Wakeup Call for Parents: The Trump Administration is Endangering Generations

February 11, 2020
The Trump administration is making parenting significantly harder and putting our kids’ health at risk. In a new report, “Endangering Generations: How the Trump Administration’s Assault on Science Is Harming Children’s Health,” we catalogue a wide range of policy changes that specifically undermine...
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Help MomsRising challenge the lies and protect our democracy! Here's How:

February 6, 2020
After watching a lie-filled State of the Union address Tuesday night , and then witnessing a slim majority of Republican U.S. Senators voting for a sham acquittal of President Trump last night , I had to channel my anger into action... somehow. Despite my anger and frustration, I still believe that...
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Cupcakes and More: Your January MOMentum!

February 4, 2020
Happy 2020! It’s January and our work to strengthen this movement of women, moms, and families already has MOMentum! I’ll start with great news: Thanks to donors like you, we exceeded our fundraising goal in our 2019 end-of-year giving campaign, activating our match! That means we brought in more...
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Becoming a Working Stay at Home Mom in New Hampshire

January 30, 2020
“You are so busy, I don’t know how you do it!” If I were good at math I’d tally up and figure out how rich I’d be if I had a nickle for the amount of times in a week I hear this phrase. I am not good at math however. For the past eleven years I have been a stay at home parent, homeschool mom to 1,...
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