MacKenzie Nicholson is a nonprofit professional with a bachelor’s degree in Family Studies: Child Advocacy and Public Policy and a master’s degree in Public Policy, both from the University of New Hampshire. She lives in southern New Hampshire with her husband and two children. In her spare time, she loves to read, craft, and on the few days that the northeast isn't freezing, relax at the beach!
Blog Post List
August 10, 2022
Last Friday was my daughter’s last day in her pre-k program. We found the program when we bought our house in 2019, a much simpler time, pre-pandemic. We toured a couple local centers, but ultimately fell in love with this one because of their play-based learning curriculum, the inclusion of nature in the program, and the amazing teachers.
MomsRising Education Fund
We Are MomsRising
Families & The Federal Budget Family Economic Security Open Flexible Work Paid Family Leave Paid Sick Days
November 22, 2021
"It's time for employers to see their employees as people who have whole lives outside of work." - MacKenzie from New Hampshire
September 12, 2019
In today’s installment of We Are MomsRising, we talked to MacKenzie in New Hampshire about how the Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC) Child Tax Credit (CTC) help her family! Read her story below. MacKenzie also recently wrote an op-ed. You can read it here . To learn more about the We Are MomsRising campaign, check out this blog . My husband and I just bought a house in Nottingham with our 6-year-old son and 2-year-old daughter. We had my son just as we were getting out of college and starting our careers. We were living paycheck to paycheck, even though we both had degrees and decent jobs. The...
June 22, 2017
Good afternoon everyone, and thank you to Congresswoman Frankel and the Democratic Women’s Working Group for inviting me to speak today. My name is MacKenzie, I’m a proud MomsRising member from, New Hampshire. I’m a mother of two – a four-year-old son (whose birthday is today!) and a five-month-old baby girl. I also help care for my 62-year-old mother, making me a member of the sandwich generation. Over the past several months, my family has experienced both the joy of a new birth and the stress of an elderly family member’s serious illness. My husband and I did everything we could to prepare...