News Roundup

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.

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

  • Racked checks out Marjani, an online beauty shop specifically for women of color that caters to various skin tones, ethnicities, and hair textures.
  • Gothamist asks you to consider the struggle of a NYC family trying to get by on $500K a year.
  • PopSugar Moms details the “tricky people” rule you can talk to your kids about to help keep them safe.
  • Working Mother shares stories of kids causing big mishaps when parents take them to work.
  • At Fortune, the founder and CEO of Brit + Co explains how she balances family and work.
  • Slate features portraits of mixed race families from photographer Cyjo.
  • In The New York Times, a mom tells the story of one of her miscarriages.
  • For your Laugh of the Week, Scary Mommy tells the story of an epic family prank.
  • Also from Scary Mommy: Pink’s Instagram post about her post-baby body, and weight and BMI.

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

  • From Racked: “12 Places to Buy ‘Nude’ Underwear When You’re Not White.”
  • At Working Mother, Nicole Corning warns moms about getting “stuck in our own mental prison, overanalyzing everything, and feeling crushed by anxiety because we are ashamed, afraid, not wanting to burden others and telling ourselves we can handle it.”
  • Also from Working Mother: Heather Monahan explains the 10 words and phrases that she wishes she’d avoided as a working mom.
  • The American Lawyer talks to working mother Karen Dunn, who was Hillary Clinton’s debate coach and was rumored to be her top choice for White House counsel.
  • The Atlantic explains how parents are asking for money through baby registries because their jobs don’t give them paid leave.
  • New York magazine’s The Cut reports that some experts say “lengthy parental leaves are less than ideal.”
  • Glamour looks at the negative perceptions (even among millennials) of people without kids.
  • Soberlink is a new system that can check and then share a parent’s blood alcohol level remotely — a main use is child custody cases, according to the site.
  • Mashable talked to Chelsea Clinton about her advice for young activists. She has a new children’s book called It’s Your World: Get Informed, Get Inspired & Get Going!
  • Remember Success Kid? Good Housekeeping says he’s not a toddler anymore — and his photo’s viral success indirectly helped raise enough money for his dad’s kidney transplant.

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

  • Racked talked about how most of us don’t throw away makeup when it gets old.
  • Working Mother shares how working moms are relating to Savannah Guthrie’s Instagram photo of her school drop-off fashion mishap.
  • In Harvard Business Review, Daisy Wademan Dowling, founder and CEO of consulting firm Workparent, gives helpful advice to other working moms.
  • Above the Law talks to an attorney who took time off to care for her kids before reentering the workforce — she has some advice for women in a similar position.
  • From New York magazine’s The Cut: Kate Middleton recently shared some candid thoughts on motherhood and the pressure to be the “perfect parent.”
  • The New York Times reports on a new study that found that two particular tests can help in finding out the cause of a stillbirth.
  • Broadly looks into Ambrosia Labs, which says it’s the first company to export human breast milk to the U.S. (which it does from Cambodia).
  • The New York Times answers a reader question about the possibility of getting pregnant when you’re already pregnant — it’s called superfetation, and it’s actually been reported a few times in humans. (It’s more common among animals — like cats and dogs.)
  • Rodale’s Organic Life tells you what pediatricians feed their own children.
  • For your Laugh of the Week, Good Housekeeping has some funny parenting memes.

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  • 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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