Presidential Election

Pregnant Woman Votes While In Labor

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Today, millions across America cast their vote for the next president, and many of us will complain about the long lines and confusing process. But how about doing it while having labor contractions? When Galicia Malone, a Chicago mom-to-be, went into labor this morning, she grabbed her hospital bag and rushed to the nearest polling... Read more

Election Inspired Baby Names

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It's election day, and for some moms-to-be, choosing a candidate isn't the only decision on their mind. There are baby names to think of! Try some of these picks inspired by past US presidents and first ladies. George Nothing beats the original! As the first president of the United States, George Washington led the... Read more

A Three-Year-Old’s View of Voting

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I was all set to take my 6- and 3-year-old sons with me to vote today. What a great way to set an example! Let them see democracy in action! Then my husband, who had headed to the polls on his way to work, texted me to say he was still in line and had... Read more

Presidential Election 2012 — a Mom’s Guide

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Still unsure who you’ll vote for on November 6? Learn where Barack Obama and Mitt Romney stand on issues that matter to moms. EMPLOYMENT President Barack Obama stands for better pay for all, and equal pay for women. In 2008, he set a goal to increase the federal minimum wage from $7.25 per hour to... Read more