News Roundup

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

  • USA Today shared Georgia-based blogger Bryttany Hyde’s advice for celebrating your “mom bod,” including her recommendation for a professional photo shoot. (Video may auto-play.)
  • Speaking of body confidence, Shape offered tips from Tess Holliday, plus-size model and initiator of #EffYourBeautyStandards, on self-love, beauty tips, and living the mom life.
  • Brit + Co. provided fashion and style tips for pregnancy and beyond.
  • Boston Magazine explained why L.L. Bean will no longer honor a lifetime replacement guarantee. Meanwhile, The Strategist offered 13 alternatives that do have lifetime guarantees.
  • Slate reported that workplace structures make nursing extremely costly for women and that most of us fail to recognize its monetary value in terms of the time spent pumping and breastfeeding.
  • Working Mother suggested 10 things you can do on your LinkedIn profile to get attention from recruiters.
  • Working Mother also shared five realities of being a working “parennial” — a parent who is a millennial.
  • The New York Times reported that even in Scandinavia, women are paid less than men, and the wage gap between men and women is greater for mothers than for women who don’t have children.
  • The New York Times also suggested ways to preserve family memories, letters, and trinkets.
  • BuzzFeed Health shared what to look for if you think you children have the flu, especially considering that this year’s flu has led to the highest measured hospitalization rates for the virus and has caused dozens of children’s deaths.
  • The Washington Post reported what McDonald’s is doing to try to make Happy Meals healthier.
  • Laugh of the Week: The New Yorker shared Valentine’s Day poems for married people.

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

  • Into the Gloss shared anti-aging beauty tips that have actually worked for a working mom, including this foil mask.
  • Parents offered seven one-minute hairstyles for busy moms.
  • Working Mother suggested easy steps to fix the five biggest health mistakes working moms can make.
  • PopSugar Beauty had beauty tips for when you’re recovering from the flu.
  • Speaking of the flu, The New York Times advised how to avoid getting the flu when your partner has it. The New York Times also explained how to know when the flu is serious in a child.
  • Ask a Manager advised how to respond to the interview question about what you do outside of work if the answer would reveal that you have children.
  • A lawyer and columnist for The Washington Post described what she referred to as the “maternal wall,” a barrier built by discrimination against working mothers.
  • The Cut shared a first-person account of a woman whose OCD went into overdrive when she was pregnant.
  • The Strategist offered some of the best baby swaddles.
  • Recipe of the Week: Delish has a week’s worth of fast and easy dishes for the whole family.
  • Laugh of the Week: Huffington Post shared some funny tweets about parenting.

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

  • Fashionista shared that Warby Parker now has a line of eyewear for kids.
  • Racked reported on the history of maternity wear — and it isn’t pretty.
  • Racked also offered a list of time-saving beauty products for busy people.
  • The Wirecutter provided reviews of nursing bras.
  • Working Mother shared why, as a mom who works, it’s more difficult to decide whether to have a second kid than making the decision about the first.
  • Slate explained why part-time work might not meet the needs of working moms.
  • Forbes reported on five trends that moms who are re-entering the job market or transitioning to another profession should know about in 2018.
  • The New York Times discussed how parents can talk to their children about sexual assault in the wake of the sentencing of Dr. Lawrence G. Nassar, the sports doctor accused of molesting more than 160 girls and young women.
  • Brightly suggested ideas on how to throw a toy-free birthday party for a kid who loves books.
  • Laugh of the Week: Working Mother shared hilariously creepy things kids have told their parents.

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

  • BuzzFeed brought news of Abercrombie’s new line of gender-neutral kids’ clothing.
  • Racked revealed that both J.Crew and Madewell have extended their size ranges for denim.
  • Quartzy recommended micellar water for washing your face.
  • The Muse shared advice on how to get out of a career rut.
  • Harvard Business Review detailed how to determine whether burnout means you should quit your job.
  • Recode gave the results of their reader survey for women in the tech industry who returned to their jobs after maternity leave.
  • Romper reviewed some of the information out there about how having a working mom can affect kids later in life.
  • A mom wrote a piece for The Cut on her baby’s colic and offered a few remedies for parents to try.
  • The Washington Post reported on the criticism of school-fundraiser programs like General Mills’ Box Tops for Education as “junk-food marketing to kids.”
  • Laugh of the Week: Scary Mommy collected tweets about some bizarre Instant Pot cooking-for-two cookbook covers.

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

  • The Guardian explored the lack of social and structural support for mothers and families in America.
  • The Cut reported that H&M has hired a diversity leader after the photo of a black child modeling the store’s “coolest monkey in the jungle” hoodie caused backlash earlier this month.
  • The Cut also profiled Niki Leondakis, who became the CEO of Equinox last March, as part of the How I Get It Done series.
  • Vacationkids suggested where families are traveling in 2018.
  • The Let Grow Project shared that if parents allow their children to do one thing they did as kids, like going to the store alone or biking to a friend’s house (they provided more ideas in this list), they were less likely to be helicopter parents.
  • The Washington Post asked why families in other countries start potty-training their children at a younger age than American pediatricians recommend.
  • Apple suggested apps for families to mark special occasions, as well as other helpful apps for getting your family organized.
  • Wirecutter reviewed the best baby bottles and bottle brushes.
  • NPR reported why this flu season is shaping up to be “a nasty one,” according to the CDC and Prevention.
  • The New York Times shared a study that found that breastfeeding may reduce a woman’s risk for Type 2 diabetes.
  • Recipe of the Week: Sunshine and Hurricanes offered 20 soup recipes to warm you up, including this classic version of homemade tomato soup. We also recently shared 5 Super Slow and 5 Super Fast recipes for long workdays over at Corporette.
  • Laugh of the Week: Scary Mommy offers a mom’s take on whether thigh-high Uggs should be the next trend when it comes to “embracing the frump.”

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

  • In a series of tweets, ProPublica explained why Serena Williams’ harrowing postpartum experience — she nearly died after giving birth to her daughter, Olympia — is more common than many people realize. Williams also shared her story as the cover girl of the February 2018 issue of Vogue.
  • Dering Hall shared 23 chic, modern family rooms.
  • The Cut suggested 20 parenting books you’ll actually want to read.
  • Cool Mom Picks offered its list of the best children’s books of 2017.
  • The New York Times reported that you can now pay for private school using 529 college savings plans. NPR shared other changes for these plans.
  • The New York Times also recommended 14 Disney and Pixar movies available on Netflix to watch with your family — until Disney starts its own streaming service in 2019.
  • Brain Charm provided a few reasons why you shouldn’t wear your shoes at home.
  • Recipe of the Week: Huffington Post offered five extra-fast dinner recipes for busy families. We also shared 5 Super Slow and 5 Super Fast recipes for long workdays over at Corporette.
  • Laugh of the Week: The Everywhereist, otherwise known as Geraldine DeRuiter, chronicled her experience of baking the pizza cinnamon rolls from Mario Batali’s sexual misconduct apology letter.

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