News Roundup

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

  • The Cut rounded up the best workout leggings.
  • Refinery29 tested $130 worth of black eyeliners to find the best.
  • WalletHub provided a list of 2018’s Best & Worst States for Working Moms, according to child care, work/life balance, and job opportunities. (Vermont is #1; Idaho is #50.)
  • Money reported on the long-term advantages enjoyed by kids of working moms.
  • At Fast Company, Crystal Black Davis wrote, “From my experience, adult sons of working moms tend to be more tactful communicators, hold a more accepting view of gender equality, and have a deeper respect for the unique challenges of working mothers.”
  • NPR’s #HowtoRaiseaHuman series asked, “[I]f science isn’t the secret sauce to parenting books, what is?”
  • The Cut also lamented that, “In the United States, the standard of care [for new moms] is one postpartum checkup six weeks after you give birth. That’s it.”
  • CNBC reported that, according to Wealthfront, tuition in 2036 will cost (are you sitting down?) from $184,000 to $303,000 (public and private institutions, respectively).
  • Parents shared the 2018 FamilyFun Travel Awards.
  • For your Laugh of the Week (that you can actually share with your kids), also from Parents: Grown-Up Comedy Sketches for Kids (on YouTube).

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

  • People Magazine shared eight working moms’ fashion uniforms, including that of Andrea Lavinthal, People‘s Style & Beauty Director and mom of one.
  • Working Mother released their list of the 50 Most Powerful Moms of 2018.
  • Working Mother also reported that Girl Scouts want to create a National Working Mother’s Day.
  • The Cut provided everything you should know about maternity leave in the U.S.
  • VICE’s Motherboard explained that pregnant researchers often receive little or no guidance on lab safety.
  • The Wall Street Journal reported on what a mom is doing to prevent hot-car deaths.
  • Huffington Post shared advice on when and how to use an EpiPen on a child having an allergic reaction.
  • NPR interviewed Charlize Theron about her honest portrayal of motherhood in Tully, including body image during and after pregnancy.
  • For your Laugh of the Week, Adweek shared a campaign for a fake brand of resort wear for new moms.

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

  • Racked shared news of Amazon’s new gadgets aimed at kids — and the privacy concerns that go along with them.
  • The Cut rounded up all of the best mascaras they’ve reviewed.
  • Fashionista explained LED light therapy for your skin.
  • Harvard Business Review provided a working parent’s perspective on what she learned after her kids grew up.
  • Working Mother made a case for paper planners.
  • Working Mother also detailed what is being done to help black mothers, who are more likely to suffer from postpartum mental health problems.
  • Vox described the debate to allow Sen. Tammy Duckworth and other senators to bring their young children to work, quoting one senator, “[W]hat if there are 10 babies on the floor of the Senate?”
  • On her blog, Gretchen Rubin, author of The Happiness Project and The Four Tendencies, shared her favorite parenting books.
  • The New York Times discussed how to help kids with ADHD — and their families.
  • The Huffington Post shared that moms were comparing their post-birth photos to those of Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge.
  • NPR reported that the Boy Scouts are changing their name to “Scouts BSA” as they prepare to allow girls to join.
  • For your Laugh of the Week, The Onion shared the Girl Scouts’ reaction to the Boy Scouts’ decision (language is hilarious, but maybe NSFW).

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

  • In honor of Mother’s Day, Parents shared letters from eight moms who make the world a better place, including a letter from Sen. Tammy Duckworth to her daughters.
  • The Strategist offered a list of beauty brands under $30 (link is a couple months old but still worth a look).
  • Working Mother offered a mom’s thoughts about working fall and winter, but with a desire to be a stay-at-home mom during the summer.
  • The Huffington Post reported the average cost of childcare in each U.S. state for a family with an infant and a toddler.
  • Romper reported on the results of a new study that found dads aren’t taking paid parental leave even when they can — and what that means for families.
  • The Washington Post shared how a mom saved her child’s life because she had read about another child who died of similar mysterious symptoms.
  • The Washington Post also explained why Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge, looked stunning in photos taken just hours after giving birth, which we all know is not normal for most moms.
  • The Cut explained why you should be following former SATC star — and mother of three — Cynthia Nixon on her campaign for New York governor.
  • ProPublica highlighted a new 11-page “committee opinion” on “Optimizing Postpartum Care,” by the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, including earlier follow-up appointments after giving birth, and more in-depth conversations about the risks of pregnancy, even those that tend to resolve postpartum.
  • For your Laugh of the Week, The New Yorker offered a first-person account from the one woman who has it all.
  • Recipe(s) of the Week: Self offered healthy dinner ideas to try all week long, including chickpea, feta and herb-stuffed peppers and four other vegetarian options. (Most of the recipes can easily be doubled, if needed.)

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

  • Racked interviewed a dermatologist about acne treatments.
  • The Cut suggested 10 products to buy at Sephora’s Beauty Insider event, which runs from April 20–23.
  • Forbes interviewed Cathy Engelbert, Deloitte CEO and mom, about her career path.
  • Fast Company shared tips on having a successful first day at a new job.
  • Entrepreneur gave advice on preventing email from taking too much time at work.
  • The Muse offered four phrases to deflect unsolicited advice at work.
  • NPR reported that Sen. Tammy Duckworth, the first senator to give birth while in office, brought her newborn to work this week after the Senate unanimously decided to allow children one year and younger to be present during votes.
  • Bustle shared the results of their recent survey that found that many women have negative expectations about potential motherhood.
  • Refinery29 provided information on the disturbing plastic surgery apps aimed at girls.
  • This Laugh of the Week could be useful at work: McSweeney’s listed “Rhetorical Greetings, Sorted by Appropriate Profession.”

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

  • Chicago Sun Times reported that Tammy Duckworth was the first U.S. senator to give birth while in office.
  • Refinery29 shared why you should add powder blue clothing and accessories to your spring wardrobe.
  • Ask a Manager responded to a reader question regarding a manager’s flex-time plan for an employee returning from maternity leave.
  • Working Mother defined the years when having kids will hurt a woman’s future salary the most.
  • Working Mother also warned against certain hashtags for pictures of your kids on social media, even if you think you have everything set on private.
  • Speaking of social media, The Washington Post also provided some tips on how to be safe when it comes to posting about your family on Facebook.
  • Maclean’s offered an opinion piece that suggested viral photos of bad-ass working parents may be painting a picture that it’s actually easy to bring children to the office and still be able to work.
  • Parents shared a mom’s opinion about why she doesn’t feel guilty about not feeling so-called mom guilt.
  • For your Laugh of the Week: McSweeney’s shared ways to forestall your child’s inevitable misery at school.

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