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International Women’s Day: How to Celebrate Being a Woman

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It's interesting how holidays change over time and across cultures. Christmas, obviously, is celebrated by Christians the world over but with a variety of different traditions. St. Patrick's Day, interestingly enough, started out in the early 17th century as a celebration of the man who originally brought Christianity to Ireland.…

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Foreign Aid: Reasons Why Moms Should Add Foreign Aid to Africa to Their Lives

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Let's get honest, shall we? I'll let you in on some thoughts in the forefront of my mind. Talking about foreign aid feels overwhelming. I'm a busy mom just trying to raise happy and healthy kids. Sometimes I can barely extend my focus beyond the walls of my own home,…

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Domestic Violence: Maggie Ginsberg-Schutz Unsilences the Silenced

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Domestic Violence—Say you're a journalist and a mom. Say you get an assignment to write a piece about domestic violence survivors. Say you delve into this assignment with your usual professional zeal, not ever having experienced abuse yourself but anxious to share the real-life stories of actual survivors.…

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Mobile Devices: 3 Apps to Help Promote Reading, Imagination, and Cooperation

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Technology—Smartphones and tablets can be entertaining tools to focus children’s attention, but finding age-appropriate apps that were built with kids’ development in mind may be a challenge sometimes. With apps developed with their own children in mind, three tech-savvy moms have created apps for kids that go beyond gaming …

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The Girl Effect: Helping to Change the Lives of Adolescent Girls

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“If there is a time to act in the fight against poverty, it’s when a girl stands at the crossroads of adolescence – yet today less than half a cent of every dollar spent on international assistance programs is invested directly in girls,” said Maria Eitel, president of the…

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