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Story time: The fall of Roe v Wade did not silence us. It activated us.

November 15, 2022
Why is abortion critical for moms? America’s moms were faced with the unthinkable reality when the U.S. Supreme Court relegated our autonomy to the states, making our ability to access the reproductive health care we needed almost impossible. Everything changed for every woman, every family, and...
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Use Your Voice, Black Lives Matter

How to Talk About Police Brutality with Children

April 19, 2021
The unending and unjust police brutality towards Black lives has once again created a wave of devastating media content and rippling conversations families are once again forced to have. For Black families this has been a never ending conversation as police violence takes Black life, after Black...
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ACTION ALERT: Stand with Washington State child care providers now!

January 24, 2023
If you know anyone with a child in child care you know that the system is broken. Families can't afford care or find any openings in their area. Parents, especially moms, are being pushed out of the workforce. All this while child care providers are earning poverty-level wages and struggling to...
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Sign our Thank You card to Speaker Pelosi!

January 20, 2023
There are times in our lives when a simple thank you can make a lasting difference and impression. One of those times is now. From the first moment Nancy Pelosi became a member of Congress she’s been a force for women and families. During her historic four terms as the very first woman - and mother...
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Mental Health is Physical Health

January 19, 2023
We’re in the middle of a profound mental health crisis and it stems from not taking care of our mammal needs and not attending to the stress in our relationships. Psychological needs are physical needs because if we don’t feel psychologically safe, we experience a biological reaction. Our...
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QUICK SIGNATURE: Washingtonians Raise your voice this legislative session!

January 19, 2023
It's that time of year again - kiddos are returning to school, the days are getting (ever so slightly) longer, and Washington State's lawmakers are back in Olympia for the annual state legislative session. Between now and April, lawmakers will be making key decisions about child care, early...
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Breaking Through into 2023! New Year, New Resolutions, New Victories!

January 11, 2023
On the radio show this week we dive into 2023 to cover the latest with the care infrastructure policies (paid family/medical leave, childcare, home- and community-based services, and fair pay for care workers), the ongoing fight for everyone who needs access to abortioncare to have access, hear...
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Quick Signature!: Let's strengthen and expand the Working Families Tax Credit!

January 11, 2023
Washington made history in 2021 when the legislature passed and funded the Working Families Tax Credit , a first-of-its-kind policy for the state that will put millions of dollars back into the pockets of families. Eligible households can receive up to $1,200 per year starting February 2023. We...
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Uncovering the Link Between Mother-Child Wellness and the Environment

January 8, 2023
Due to the global pandemic, the importance of a holistic approach to health and wellness that takes into consideration both individual well-being and environmental systems has become increasingly apparent. Nowhere is this more pronounced than in the case of mothers and children, who are...
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Climate Change: The New Threat to Reproductive Health

December 16, 2022
Recent research conducted by the Journal of Women's Health has presented alarming new evidence that environmental toxicants can have a detrimental effect on fetal health. The findings suggest that exposure to environmental toxins contributing to climate change from sources such as air pollution is...
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