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Is the social distancing life overwhelming you? MamasConPoder members are here to save the day!

March 19, 2020
Last night, our Spanish speaking community, MamasConPoder, kicked off our MasterClasses for Moms series to beat the quarantine blues! (Check out the first class here ) This series is a work of love! They will offer an opportunity to check in with each other as they enjoy live workshops led by...
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8 Ways to Socially Distance Yourself Yet Remain Connected

March 18, 2020
The mindfulness of how we connect has hopefully awakened us to consider a new way of being not normal, but better. To further accentuate the positive and keep us motivated to show our love and care here are 8 ways to socially distance yourself yet remain connected.
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Show other moms they are not alone! #Coronavirus

March 17, 2020
In this time of necessary social distancing, in this time of fearing for the health of our loved ones and our own, and in this time when our political leadership at the very top has been repeatedly failing to tell the truth and get us medical necessities like coronavirus testing kits that we...
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UPDATED! [VIDEO] How to talk to kids about coronavirus: FREE Webinar

March 17, 2020
As we stay inside and practice responsible social distancing, it’s more important than ever that we’re connecting and supporting one another. That’s why the Women's March is hosting a series of webinars this week to discuss the issues we know are impacting you already. Yesterday we heard from...
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***Important*** Tell your Senator to vote YES on the COVID-19 package!

March 14, 2020
Listen, I’m going to get real with you. I know that you might be more than a little anxious right now and unsure of what is going on with the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic spreading. I am too. The good news is that late last night Speaker Nancy Pelsoi and leaders in the U.S. House of...
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Working From Home With Kids? Tips From the MomsRising Staff

March 13, 2020
First: Thanks for being here. How are you? In this time of social distancing and shelter-in-place orders, many of us are scrambling to figure out how to make work work. If you're one of those who has the option to work from home but also have unexpected coworkers with various care needs alongside,...
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Managing Remotely: Top Tips From Around the Web

March 13, 2020
Working from home is one thing. Working from home with kids and others to care for is another thing. And managing workers remotely is yet another skillset altogether. Fortunately, there are plenty of resources on this specific aspect of working from home. We've gathered here what we've found to be...
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When You Have Leukemia & Need A Mask

March 12, 2020
I know we are all afraid. In fact, the fear of infection is constantly with me these days. I try to let go of the anxiety, while at the same time remembering to wash my hands often, use hand sanitizer very often, wear a mask and gloves outside, and have anyone who comes over put on a mask and...
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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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