Pehr Giveaway

Founded by two friends (with five kids between them), Pehr makes beautiful bedding, storage and home decor for babies and children. We’ve always had their bins in the boys’ room, and how cute are the crib sheets?… Read more
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A Fun Idea for Movie Nights

Do you watch movies as a family? My friend Erin Jang (of Trader Joe’s fame) is a genius at creating special moments and she came up with an easy way to take their monthly movie night up a notch…

Erin and her family watch movies together once a month — and it has to be simple.… Read more
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Students from Stoneman Douglas high school in Parkland are directing the Guardian’s coverage of the march for gun controlThe Resistance Now is a weekly update on the people, action and ideas driving the protest movement in the US. If you’re not already receiving it by email, subscribe. Continue reading…

Source: https://www.theguardian.com/us-news/2018/mar/24/march-for-our-lives-washington

Report: Thousands join anti-gun protests around the worldParkland students guest-edit Guardian US and report from DC as special correspondents for the Guardian 8.00pm GMT 7.57pm GMT Out west, where it is about 1pm PT, demonstrations continue. More from The Guardian’s Sam Levin: Huge crowds have gathered in San Francisco for one of the biggest marches of the day in California.Big crowds at #MarchForOurLivesSF outside city hall pic.twitter.com/E74PlOlDjQAt SF #MarchForOurLives, Amanda Butorac, 24, says she will soon be a teacher and is sad students spend so much time training for shooters: “They shouldn’t be afraid to come to school.” Her sister, Sara, 15, said her school practices running, hiding, throwing objects at a gunman pic.twitter.com/gWqVhwFvVx Continue reading…

Source: https://www.theguardian.com/us-news/live/2018/mar/24/march-for-our-lives-protest-gun-violence-washington

When I first heard about Cynthia Nixon’s foray into politics her queer qualifications weren’t the first thing on my mind. That soon changed…Christine Quinn would like everyone to know that Cynthia Nixon is an “unqualified lesbian”. You see Nixon, who is best known for her role in Sex and the City, hasn’t completed the training required before one can apply for a highly-coveted lesbian license. This means she has no business running for political office. The very idea is outrageous! Quinn, who is best known for her role as a sore loser in the 2013 New York mayor race, made these comments to the New York Post on Tuesday, shortly after Nixon announced she was going to be challenging sitting governor Andrew Cuomo in September’s Democratic primary. Cuomo, of course, is best known for his role in ensuring the New York subway remains the most dysfunctional mass transit system in the world. Continue reading…

Source: https://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2018/mar/24/unqualified-lesbian-cynthia-nixon-new-york

The chief lesson of a new report is that making abortion illegal or hard to get doesn’t end abortion, it just makes it less safeWant to lower the abortion rate and prevent maternal deaths worldwide? Support pro-choice policies. That’s the takeaway from a new report from the Guttmacher Institute, which looks at abortion around the world. The chief lesson of the report is one pro-choice advocates have known for years: that making abortion illegal or hard to get doesn’t end abortion, it just makes it less safe. And opposition to abortion tends to come along with opposition to contraception and women’s rights more broadly – and the limited contraception access that results means a higher abortion rate. Continue reading…

Source: https://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2018/mar/24/want-to-lower-the-abortion-rate-support-pro-choice-policies