News Roundup

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

  • Happy St. Patrick’s Day! Now read a Racked story about the deadly history of green dye…
  • Harper’s Bazaar tells you about several anti-aging products that actually work.
  • Working Mother has tips on dealing with sick days as a working mom. Also from Working Mother: some very funny work-from-home fails with kids.
  • New York magazine’s The Cut shares the results of a new survey that found a trend of fewer companies offering parental leave with full pay — and found that those that do offer it have shortened the length of the leave.
  • The New York Times has a piece about parents blaming themselves for accidents and other bad things that happen to their children, seemingly more than our parents did when we were kids.
  • Speaking of accidents, NPR reports that a new study found that injuries to young children related to nursery products rose by 23.7% between 2003 and 2011.
  • Rodale’s Organic Life tells you what pediatricians feed their own kids.
  • The Daily Dot introduces you to Nimuno’s Lego tape, which is “an adhesive plastic strip with Lego bumps on one side [that] allows you to turn anything into a Lego compatible surface, from walls to toys to your own body.”

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

  • Racked looks at “The Baby Gear Black Market.”
  • Forbes contributor Jo Piazza talks about breastfeeding at work conferences.
  • Working Mother shares news of a daycare in Australia that hired someone to find metal objects in the wood chips of its new play area — and a ton of stuff was found.
  • Also at Working Mother: Katherine Wintsch talks about how she made family dinnertime easier.
  • Nicole Feliciano, founder and CEO of Momtrends and author of Mom Boss, helps you get rid of mom guilt at Working Mother TV [autoplay video].
  • Scary Mommy comments on a post by a dad who talks about the judgment parents face when their kids act up in restaurants.
  • The Huffington Post has a collection of photos of C-section births from Birth Becomes Her.
  • Bert Fulks shares a great strategy for helping your kids get out of a tough situation without having to call you in front of all their friends.
  • PhotoBookGirl has information about the end of MyPublisher.
  • Opportunity: Every month, Wealthy Single Mommy gives away $1,000 “to a single mom committed to building a positive life for herself, her family and contributing to the world in a productive way.”

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

  • Racked looks at how Ulta is rebranding and becoming more popular.
  • New York magazine’s The Cut reviews the MakeupDrop, a new kind of makeup brush/sponge.
  • Forbes interviews Ula Tuszewicka, the founder of baby carrier company Baby Tula, which sold for $73.8 million last year.
  • Working Mother reports that Savannah Guthrie shortened her maternity leave because she couldn’t wait to get back to work at Today. Also from Working Mother, a piece about the mom whose birth photographer ditched her after finding out she was having a C-section.
  • Lisa Quinn writes for Modern Mom about rejecting the idea of Supermom.
  • Techcrunch introduces you to a new app called Peanut that helps you make mom friends. (“Peanut”?)
  • Megan Nix writes for The New York Times’ Well Family about congenital cytomegalovirus (CMV), which she caught when she was pregnant, and how it affected her baby daughter.
  • Huffington Post contributor Isabel Rose wrote a piece called “To Ivanka Trump, From The Mother Of A Trans Child.”
  • Bustle shares 15 baby name ideas inspired by Margaret Atwood’s characters.
  • The Soft Landing explains how lead was found in Green Sprouts Sippy Cups and how the company has handled it.
  • For your Laugh of the Week, Buzzfeed has 100 parenting memes for you.

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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 shares a list of eye creams that work.
  • College professor Sarah Summers writes for Working Mother, “I Wear My LuLaRoe Leggings to Work, and I’m Not Sorry.”
  • In its “25 Famous Women on…” series, New York magazine’s The Cut shares thoughts from 25 women about style as identity.
  • Working Mother looks at the parenting practices of 10 U.S. presidents’ mothers.
  • STAT News reports on  the dangers of Hyland’s teething products: “Babies had repeated seizures. Babies became delirious. Babies were airlifted to the hospital, where emergency room staff tried to figure out what had caused their legs and arms to start twitching.”
  • The New York Times’ Well Family looks at teen depression.
  • A doctor (who’s a mom) writes for Slate about which parenting advice is based on real science.
  • Parents has a piece about dealing with rude tween behavior.
  • For your Laugh of the Week: McSweeney’s gives you “Great Parenting Blogs Through the Ages.”

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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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parenting hacks for working momsSome of the articles of interest to working mothers that we’ve seen around the web recently…            

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