News Roundup

Some of the articles of interest to working mothers that we’ve seen around the web recently…            

  • From The Budget Babe: the best places for shop for maternity clothes.
  • Speaking of maternity clothes, Racked tells you where to get styles that you’ll actually like wearing.
  • Career Contessa lists six essential job perks for working mothers.
  • Entrepreneur has tips on planning for maternity leave.
  • New York magazine’s The Cut features La Perla creative director Julia Haart in its How I Get It Done series.
  • From New York magazine’s The Strategist: Amazon reviewers’ nine favorite baby bouncers and jumpers.
  • The New York Times tells you about Peanut, an app to help moms meet each other.
  • NPR/ProPublica published a disturbing but very important article about how hospitals often prioritize newborns’ health over mothers’ postpartum health. It’s very long but worth a read (and worth sharing).
  • Working Mother looks at five “extreme mom” parenting styles.
  • From Kat’s family menu this week: slow cooker Kimchi stew. She recommends these red pepper flakes.

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Some of the articles of interest to working mothers that we’ve seen around the web recently…            

  • Refinery29 creates spring makeup looks while comparing drugstore and high-end brands.
  • Fortune shares quotes on being a working mom from seven well-known women.
  • Working Mother has announced its annual “Most Powerful Working Moms” list.
  • From Mother Jones: “How America Treats Working Moms Like S—.”
  • At Thrive Global, Dr. Harvey Karp writes about new parents and sleep (or lack of sleep).
  • CBS News has a story about volunteers who make baby gowns from donated wedding dresses to give to parents who have lost babies through miscarriage, stillbirth, or death.
  • The Washington Post gives advice on teaching teenagers to be honest.
  • New York magazine’s The Cut tells you about New Hope Fertility Center’s lottery to win a free cycle of IVF.
  • For those of you find it tough to deal with Mother’s Day for various reasons, Lifehacker collected advice from readers.
  • In The Chicago Tribune, parents talk about city living with babies and kids.
  • For your Laugh of the Week, Kate Levkoff ponders Mother’s Day brunch, at The Huffington Post.

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Somehow, the end of the school year is coming! Have you seen our posts on teacher gifts, vacation planning, and day camp?

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Some of the articles of interest to working mothers that we’ve seen around the web recently…            

  • New York magazine’s The Cut has a review of the Stroke of Beauty Dual Dimension Sculpting Brow Pencil.
  • From Stylecaster: 10 drugstore wrinkle creams that actually work.
  • At The Washington Post, women share their experiences with pumping at work.
  • Working Mother looks at a survey about what parents consider the most challenging part of being a first-time mom or dad.
  • Marie Claire talks about mom-shaming and mom bullies.
  • A column at Charles Schwab asks, “What Financial Lessons Did You Learn From Your Mother?”
  • Babble checks out a new app that helps families assign chores.
  • A writer for Scary Mommy ponders cultural appropriation — for kids’ Halloween costumes, etc.
  • Lifehacker shares advice from Jancee Dunn’s new book How Not to Hate Your Husband After Kids.
  • The New York Times says Anne Shirley is back … but not exactly how you remember her.
  • From The Kitchn (and Kat’s dinner menu this week): how to make oven buffalo wings.
  • For your Laugh of the Week: CafeMom has 21 parenting cartoons.

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Some of the articles of interest to working mothers that we’ve seen around the web recently…            

  • Babble likes Target’s new Mother’s Day collection of shirts with sayings like, “Strong Like Mom.”
  • Sarita Jones writes in The New York Times about her experience of bringing her baby to work.
  • New York magazine’s The Cut, in response to the reaction to Serena Williams’ pregnancy announcement, shares a list of “women who continued their normal activities while pregnant,” from Beyonce to a fighter pilot.
  • NPR explains how you shouldn’t talk to your teenager about stress.
  • In an opinion piece for The New York Times, Sheryl Sandberg writes about raising resilient kids.
  • NPR reports on a new drug trial for tranexamic acid that found that it decreased the risk of death from blood loss associated with childbirth by about a third.
  • In Romper, moms share the first time they lied to their kids.
  • Scary Mommy talks about Bunmi Laditan’s viral post about how her 10-year-old daughter has too much homework and how she’ll be reducing her homework time drastically.
  • Working Mother put together a list of the most badass working moms on TV.
  • For your Laugh of the Week, here’s Ludacris’ version of … Llama Llama Red Pajama (Huffington Post).

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Some of the articles of interest to working mothers that we’ve seen around the web recently…            

  • Refinery29 shares a list of eco-conscious brands just in time for Earth Day.
  • Racked looks at the quick growth of Ipsy, Michelle Phan’s beauty box subscription.
  • Above the Law comments on how Littler Mendelson labels every flextime attorney on its website (most of whom are women).
  • The New York Times’ Women in the World explains how a new dad came up with an idea to ease his wife’s postpartum pain.
  • Brightly gives you a list of the funniest books for kids.
  • In The New York Times, Jennifer Malia writes about why Julia, the new “Sesame Street” character with autism, gives her hope.
  • Scientific American reports on a new study that found differences in how parents in various countries rate their children’s autism signs.
  • The Washington Post’s On Parenting tells you why spacing out vaccines is a bad idea.
  • At Babble, Stephanie Portell writes about going through a divorce with have young children.
  • From Mommy Nearest: “According to a recent study from Iowa State University, many parents who choose to co-sleep with their babies feel the need to hide it from friends, family and even their baby’s own pediatrician.”
  • Also from Mommy Nearest: Why moms love Target.
  • Honest Toddler shows you how to block “Calliou” (or any other show you’d like to pretend doesn’t exist) on Netflix.

Earth Day is tomorrow! Did you know that we have a shopping guide to slow fashion? Tomorrow is also the March for Science.

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Some of the articles of interest to working mothers that we’ve seen around the web recently…            

  • Racked checks out Dia & Co., which aims to give plus-size women a “curated personal experience” of stylish clothes and accessories made for them.
  • The Washington Post looks at stylists who help moms accept their postpartum bodies.
  • In The New York Times, Dr. Perri Klass writes about how we want to “plant our parental sensibilities in [our kids’] brains, so that they hear our voices even when we aren’t there.”
  • Red Tricycle introduces you to the Lulla Doll, which is supposed to help children sleep by playing breathing sounds and heartbeats.
  • Science of Us shows why it’s helpful for young kids to read to dogs.
  • NPR refers to a Guttmacher study that found that failure rates for common contraceptives fell from 2006-2010.
  • Also from Science of Us: two (dismaying) studies that found that racial bias may start far earlier than we thought.
  • Here’s a fun video showing parents teaching their kids about sex and birth control (autoplay, YouTube).
  • Scary Mommy has info on a recall of Target Easter toys.
  • Speaking of Target, Mommy Nearest shares news of Target’s big Car Seat Trade-In Event that runs from April 17 to 30.

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Here are some results of our CorporetteMoms survey.

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