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Mama’s Got a Brand New Old Recycled Bag

Mama’s Got a Brand New Old Recycled Bag

For Mother’s Day, how about an eco-chic gift that also helps women in impoverished areas avoid or overcome slavery? The Emancipation Network (TEN) is an international organization dedicated to fighting human trafficking and modern day slavery. Through Made by Survivors, TEN provides survivers of slavery and people at risk of being trafficked into slavery with an opportunity for a  sustainable income, education and help reintegrating into society. They had me at saving women from slavery. As if that … Read entire article »

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Great Way to Meet Other Moms: Mothers & More

In previous Friday Playgroup posts, Mama Luxe and I have reflected on the difficulty of making mommy friends. I wanted to share information on a cool group for moms of all ages. Mothers & More is great way to connect and make friends with interesting, friendly moms in your area. Mothers & More advertises that it is “for the woman behind the mom.” I spoke with their local membership director at a recent community event, and I was so impressed by the organization- especially by their advocacy for public and employment policies that accommodate parents. Their website reads: “Mothers & More champions the value and necessity of all mothers’ work to our society – paid and unpaid, within and outside of the home. We strive to raise awareness about the fact that mothers … Read entire article »

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