News Roundup

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

  • Parents profiles designer Joy Cho, including her familiar working-mom struggles: how to make meaningful holiday traditions, raise creative kids, and get dinner on the table.
  • Parents also has 14 tips for a smooth holiday celebration with kids.
  • Scary Mommy has details about Brianne K. Nadeau, a D.C. councilmember who pumped during a public hearing—and tweeted about it.
  • The New York Times shares how working parents can find a balance to get both exercise and sleep.
  • HelloBee offers a list of books for kids that teach tolerance, diversity, equality, and activism.
  • CityLab shares how an app in Japan is helping pregnant women get a seat on the subway.
  • The Boston Globe investigates the “entrenched locker room culture” at ESPN, where, for example, “women hid pregnancies and felt pressured to take short maternity leaves to protect their positions.”
  • Huffington Post explains why phrases like “Daddy Daycare” have got to go.
  • The Washington Post’s On Parenting highlights its most read stories of 2017.
  • The Washington Post also offers an opinion piece about family holiday traditions.
  • The Spruce provides some tips for parents who are dealing with holiday stress.
  • Recipe of the Week: Food & Wine has several holiday casseroles, including this baked polenta with mushrooms that can be served with simple greens. We also shared an open thread of holiday recipes for working women over on Corporette this time last year.
  • Laugh of the Week: McSweeney’s has a monologue from the dad you hate at the birthday party you are obligated to attend.

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