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Join Us for Women, Wine, Cheese & Climate Conversation

Posted by Sylvia Moss at Aug 02, 2015 12:50 PM |

CoolMom and the Alliance for Jobs & Clean Energy want to hear from YOU at our Women’s Climate Listening Session.

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Happy Independance Day CoolFamilies!

Posted by Sylvia Moss at Jul 04, 2015 04:15 PM |

Five tips to keeping it low waste and GREEN while celebrating the red, white and blue.

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Happy Mother's Day CoolMothers Everywhere!

Posted by Sylvia Moss at May 08, 2015 04:35 PM |

Giving thanks to all CoolMoms--and two special ones--for inspiring others to be kind to Mother Earth.

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GiveBIG to CoolMom May 5, 2015

Posted by Sylvia Moss at Apr 27, 2015 03:10 PM |

Join us for Seattle Foundation's inspiring day of philanthropy and GiveBIG for Mothers and Mother Earth with CoolMom.

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#EarthDayThing - CoolMom Family Style

Posted by Sylvia Moss at Apr 21, 2015 11:15 PM |

Check out CoolMom's Earth Day family fun - make it your #EarthDayThing all year round!

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Radical Women Feb 07, 2013 11:41 AM
Saturday, February 9, 2:00pm
Learn about previous Washington state campaigns for childcare and explore mobilizing for additional state-funded programs now. To build this movement, Sisters Organize for Survival is seeking the ideas, thoughts and concerns of parents, childcare workers and providers, and anyone interested in early childhood education and care. Share your thoughts and voice your needs as we move forward in demanding quality childcare for all who need it.

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marie denz Feb 15, 2015 07:30 AM
I feel passionately that bullying could be almost eradicated if it was a priority taught as soon as a toddler is capable of understanding fairness and compassion. It is as important as being potty trained as reciting the alphabet. The sad thing is the amount of mothers and fathers who are incapable of teaching these concepts as they've not internalized them themselves. I wonder if studies have been done as to success of an early childhood curriculum including these values?
JoBea Holt Apr 22, 2013 01:23 PM
Hey, I just put Climate Moms in iBooks (search for it in iTunes). I worked hard to clearly explain climate change and link it to things you can do to improve our environment. This is especially important for moms!

Check it out. It has lots of fun pictures, too!

JoBea Holt
marie denz Feb 15, 2015 07:24 AM
Unhappy with the weather stripping on exterior doors, I stumbled on this idea as I prepared to throw out the long cardboard tube(about 30 ") from a used up roll of wrapping paper. I sliced it in hapf with a box cutter. Then fit it into the gap around two wooden exterior doors which are at least 30 years old. I don't like sticky insulation that messes up the door frame. These are removable and clean..Voila, no more gaps and seepage of cold air .