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COVID19 and a health professor’s struggle with bulimia

August 24, 2020
Control. What does it mean to lose control? For someone who has spent nearly half their life battling an eating disorder, losing control is about an extremely heightened awareness of numbers. Numbers I believe I can control. Because I have an acute need for control, this pandemic drove me to focus...
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Review the Week: 3 Can't Miss Posts [Aug 22, 2020]

August 20, 2020
ICYMI: This week the MomsRising community shifted into high gear to ignite democracy and turn out the vote this Election Day, Nov. 3, 2020, and as always, stood up for families that need help during the COVID-19 pandemic. Check out these three important items that you loved, shared or might have...
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Books for Raising Voters, Advocates, Activists, Future Presidents

August 20, 2020
As parents we know it can be hard to find creative and age appropriate ways to discuss social justice and all the uncertainty in the world with our children. Finding quality material to engage your kids in social activism, voting and other social justice issues can be overwhelming, and daunting...
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Awareness as a Super Power to Manage Life's Fires

August 20, 2020
Practicing “pressure awareness” is a game changer in how we lead and show up for our children, spouses, and others. I’ve been a lifelong student of pressure and my teachers have been my animals. Dogs and horses are always sensing and adjusting to pressure in themselves, their groups, and their...
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Quick signature to demand that Senate Republicans save the USPS!

August 19, 2020
The United States Postal Service (USPS) is under attack—and with it, our democracy, access to prescription medicine, and other essential mail during a pandemic. In fact, the failure of U.S. Senate Republicans to fund the USPS is threatening vote-by-mail programs and also is threatening the delivery...
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“It Sucks.” Infants, Toddlers, and the COVID-19 Child Care Crisis

August 11, 2020
Kansas mom, Kaylee, just about summed up the crisis families are facing with child care with MomsRising: “It sucks. I'm afraid to send them to a grandparent, but also afraid to send them to a [formal child care] situation where we don't know the risks of them bringing home COVID to those same...
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Work-Life Balance AND Homeschooling Your Children? It’s Possible!

August 6, 2020
In 2019, after an extremely distressing school year filled with my son’s academic needs not being met, bullying against him by other students, and constant fear and stress on my part, I decided I was going to take my son’s education into my own hands and homeschool him. This would be in conjunction...
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Quick signature: Tell Congress to protect the CDC amidst COVID-19

July 27, 2020
“ Trump administration seeking to block funding for CDC, contact tracing and testing in new relief bill ” “ Trump Administration Strips CDC of Control of Coronavirus Data ” “ White House blocks CDC director from testifying on schools reopening ” This past week’s news headlines have made one thing...
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Review the Week: 4 Can't Miss Posts [July 24, 2020]

July 23, 2020
ICYMI: Honoring our leaders, protecting healthcare, improving financial strength and rising for workers -- all in a week's work for the MomsRising community! Check out these 4 posts you loved, shared or might have missed for the week ending July 24, 2020. 1. BLOG: JOIN our National Day of Action...
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Review the Week: 3 Can't Miss Posts [July 17, 2020]

July 16, 2020
ICYMI: The MomsRising community is thinking, acting and planning ahead for a brighter future for ALL women and families. Check out the 3 posts you loved, shared or might have missed for the week ending July 17, 2020. FACEBOOK VIDEO: What does defunding the police REALLY mean? MomsRising's Elyssa...
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