News Roundup

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

  • Real Simple shows you the best beauty subscription boxes.
  • Refinery29 announces the winners of its Beauty Innovator Awards.
  • “I Became a Mom and Gave Up On Clothes,” writes Kate McKean at Racked.
  • The Mercury News reports on new study findings that say highly-skilled, well-paid white women face the greatest motherhood penalty when they take a career break to raise kids.
  • Harvard Business Review tells you how to respond to an offensive comment.
  • Working Mother has advice from Tiffany Dufu, author of Drop the Ball: Achieving More by Doing Less [autoplay ad on page].
  • The New York Times introduces you to Werk, a job search company that champions flexible schedules, and The New York Times’ Well Family talks about making the decision about whether to send your kid to school when he or she is slightly ill.
  • CBC News (Canada) looks at the practice of raising children with a platonic partner rather than a significant other or spouse.
  • Bustle reports that 12-year-old activist Marley Dias is creating an activism guide for children and teenagers.
  • Martha Stewart Living checks out Nurture Life, a healthy, ready-to-eat meal service for kids.
  • For your Laugh of the Week, Liana Finck re-imagines some children’s classics for The New Yorker.

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

  • At Racked, Cheryl Wischhover isn’t too optimistic about beauty products becoming safer anytime soon.
  • Working Mother comments on the “put down your phones!” daycare sign that recently went viral and answers a reader question about work/life balance. (“There is no balance; there is only a decision.”)
  • Also from Working Mother: A new PSA from the National Partnership for Women & Families makes a point about paid leave.
  • NPR reports on a new study that found that women who get their first period at age 11 or younger are much more likely to go through premature menopause (before age 4o).
  • Philly Voice says that to reduce the risk of SIDS, New Jersey will become the first state to offer a baby box program for its residents, who will receive cardboard boxes with baby items. The baby can sleep in the box for its first couple of months, as well.
  • The New York Times reports that youth football is changing because of declining participation and the common perception that it’s unsafe.
  • Ann Douglas shares tips to “avoid being completely crushed” by your news feed.
  • Glamour explains how writer Ashley Ford prompted people across the country to raise thousands of dollars for kids’ unpaid school lunch accounts.
  • At Brightly, author and mom Olugbemisola Rhuday-Perkovich shares a list of books that can teach kids about what it’s like to be a refugee.
  • Oprah.com has some proven tips on how to age better.

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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 explains why the beauty brand Drunk Elephant is hot right now.
  • The New York Times takes a close look at the family-friendly, women-led Geller Law Group in Virginia.
  • Parents told Business Insider which financial habits they don’t want to pass on to their kids.
  • The Affordable Care Act’s repeal, if it becomes a reality, could hurt breastfeeding moms, as The Washington Post reports.
  • The Washington Post’s On Parenting talks about how parents can make time for self-care.
  • Slate’s XXfactor commented on the New York Times article that observed how the fathers of Montclair, NJ, were somehow coping with, uh, being fathers, while left alone during the Women’s March.
  • Need some me time? Check out the suggestions from New York magazine’s The Cut.
  • Techcrunch rounded up tech gifts for moms, suggested by moms.
  • Your Laugh of the Week is from Red Tricycle. This one’s especially for you, toddler moms.
  • Here’s a bonus Laugh of the Week, from Today. It’s an oldie-but-goodie about baby sleep advice.

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

  • At Refinery29, Nicolette Mason asks, “Who Got Left Behind When ‘Body Positivity’ Went Mainstream?”
  • Racked rounds up six makeup removers to try.
  • The Atlantic reports that some parents who face job discrimination at work are filing lawsuits against their employers — and winning.
  • Treehugger looks at the issue of coworking spaces providing child care.
  • “Achieving the American Dream depends on access to affordable child care,” Katharine Stevens writes for U.S. News & World Report.
  • The Chicago Tribune details the key elements that a paid parental leave program should have.
  • Forbes explains how working moms can advocate for themselves during a Trump presidency.
  • A new review of studies has found that babies may have a higher risk of asthma if their mothers took heartburn drugs while pregnant, as The New York Times reports.
  • STAT details the new guidelines on fish consumption for pregnant women, women who might become pregnant, nursing moms, and kids.
  • If you’re protesting this weekend, read this advice from a “real lawyer,” Lee Apotheker, that’s gone viral this week. Also, Samarra Khaja has some downloadable/printable signs for Saturday.
  • For your Laugh of the Week: Watch a mom try to get out of her baby’s room without waking him up, from Today.

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

  • Fashionista rounds up the best undereye concealers.
  • The New York Times reports that men who’ve lost their factory jobs are balking at entering fields they see as “women’s work,” such as nursing.
  • NPR shares some parts of Obamacare that you might not consider when you ponder its possible repeal, including support for working moms who breastfeed.
  • Bounceback Parenting explains how moms can keep “the mama tantrum” at bay.
  • Do you carry your kid on your left side? There’s actually a scientific reason for that, says PopSugar Moms.
  • CNBC reports that raising a kid from birth through age 17 now costs almost $250,000.
  • New York magazine’s The Cut mentions that Honest Company’s Organic Baby Powder has been recalled.
  • The New York Times shares some of the parent reaction to the new guidelines for giving peanuts to babies.
  • WeLiveSecurity takes a close look at securing Alexa on Amazon Echo — in response to a news story about a girl who ordered a $160 dollhouse by using Alexa without permission.
  • Chicagoist has tips for working out at home.

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