News Roundup

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

  • Health shares the results of a new study that found “men tend to devote more of their days off to relaxing, compared to women who spend them tending to childcare and housework.”
  • Working Mother has released its list of the 100 best companies of 2017, as well as the 2017 working mothers of the year.
  • News.com.au, an Australian news site, reports how the chief executive of PepsiCo Australia and New Zealand “has been championing family-friendly, flexible work policies” for junior and senior employees.
  • Glassdoor highlights 15 companies with the best parental leave policies.
  • Huffington Post describes how the ABC show Black-ish took on the subject of postpartum depression.
  • Vox explains how the maternal mortality rate in California is one-third of the national average.
  • The Washington Post offers advice for parents when it comes to teen drivers’ safety–and insurance rates.
  • The New York Times asks why more American teens than ever are suffering from anxiety.
  • NPR’s Here and Now also details the effects of anxiety on children, including “why some kids refuse to go to school and what schools can do to help these students.”
  • The Atlantic interviews an expert about the history of the Girl Scouts in light of the recent announcement that girls will be allowed to join the Boy Scouts.
  • Recipe of the Week: Buzzfeed offers some breakfast ideas you can make ahead of time.
  • Laugh of the Week: Scary Mommy shares funny tweets about parenting in the fall, from apple picking to decorating to buying those jack-o-lantern teatowels you must have.

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