Top #5 Actions of the Past Week: Friday, June 24, 2022

June is flying by – and so many of us are juggling so much all at the same time as we try to keep our families healthy and happy. We appreciate you. We appreciate all you do, including taking the time out of your busy schedules to take these actions to keep Congress focused on … Read more

“All moms have superpowers.” We Are MomsRising

#WeAreMomsRising uses personal stories to showcase what it means to be a mom, a woman, and a family member in America. Today’s #WeAreMomsRising story comes from Rachel in North Carolina. Rachel is a Beacon Community Hub Leader, part of a network of volunteer Super Mom organizers partnering with MomsRising to develop leadership skills, build mom … Read more

Tell Congress to prevent a health care price hike!

No matter our race, place, or politics, most of us want similar things: to make a good living, to care for our families, and to have the best possible chance to be healthy. The bottom line is that families need care — health care, child care, and policies that support families to care for each … Read more

Father’s Day, the gift of time

Happy Father’s Day to all the dads, dads, pop-pops, g-pops. My little one calls me dada, I wear the badge proudly. This is Father’s Day #2 for your boy and I cannot express how excited I am. I’m in disbelief that I have a 1 year old already. Time has passed so quickly. It feels … Read more

TELL CONGRESS: Take action to end the baby formula shortage!

The infant formula shortage has been going on for months now and we just learned that most states are experiencing a 74% out-of-stock rate, with 10 states seeing even higher rates near 90%. [1] I know how scary and stressful this is for so many parents because I have a 9 month-old who relies on … Read more

Florida families of kids under five are finding out that they may need to wait even longer for vaccines

I’m so freaking mad today. Our family and families across the state with kids under the age of 5 are so close – SO CLOSE – to having vaccines for our kids. But thanks to Governor DeSantis, Florida families are going to have to wait even longer. Florida is the only state that did not … Read more

We are in DANGER of losing child care in Congress’s economic package!

THIS IS NOT A DRILL! Tell US Senators to invest in affordable, high-quality child care and Pre-K for our families through reconciliation! Right now our US Senators are considering a child care proposal, led by Senators Patty Murray of Washington State and Tim Kaine of Virginia, that would help over 1 million new kids and … Read more

Top #5 Actions of the Past Week: Friday, June 10, 2022

Each week, we provide you with a number of urgent, high impact actions that you might have missed. We appreciate you taking the time to take action, to share on social media, and to help us spread the word. All of our actions together add up to create change. This week, we have a couple … Read more

Texas and Mississippi, get ready! We’re coming to rally for Reproductive Justice.

Are you ready to rally for reproductive justice? We’re officially coming to a city near you next week! MomsRising will join the Liberate Abortion campaign, led by SHEro and Mississippi in Action, and rally side by side for our reproductive rights. Here’s the scoop: Over 150 organizations are organizing across the fifth circuit (Texas, Louisiana, … Read more

Getting Over Our Self-Care Shame

Self-care gets a bad rap. It’s seen as selfish, a sad part of our culture that teaches and models martyrdom. We think of self-care as an occasional luxury — bubble baths, massages, and spa days—and as a result, moms have bypassed taking care of themselves first. We criticize neediness and view at as weakness while … Read more