News Roundup

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

  • Good Morning America profiled moms who received donated paid time off from their coworkers for maternity leave.
  • Meanwhile, Scary Mommy weighed in that, while it’s generous of the coworkers to offer it, this practice shouldn’t be needed in the first place.
  • Ladders gave advice on how to dress for severe weather, including extreme heat and rainy days.
  • The Cut discussed the benefits of refrigerating moisturizers — but keep in mind that it might affect the chemical properties of some products.
  • Working Mother shared results of a study that found when women earn more than their husbands, both spouses tend to lie about it.
  • The Wall Street Journal reported that more employers are offering paternity leave and are encouraging dads to take it.
  • Jezebel suggested that having a swimsuit model breastfeed her child on the runway to normalize breastfeeding goes a bit too far. (Not surprisingly, the commenters agree … and disagree.)
  • The Cut also shared a doula’s suggestion for expressing milk without a breast pump.
  • NPR explained why having less “free play” could be causing more anxiety in kids compared to past generations.
  • The Atlantic examined the portrayal of “monstrous” creative moms in film, including the recently released Hereditary.
  • For your Laugh of the Week: Huffington Post shared a family’s parody of Fixer Upper — Fix Her Supper, where parents offer three relatable dinner options to their daughter.

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

  • Racked provided details about the new Universal Standard x J.Crew collab, which offers sizes from XXS to 5X.
  • SELF listed 13 drugstore beauty products for when you don’t have La Mer money.
  • Refinery29 listed eight waterproof makeup options that won’t come off at the waterpark.
  • Working Mother shared 20 signs you’re in the right job.
  • Harvard Business Review reported on a study involving CEOs that found high-achieving women don’t expect to be supported at home or at work.
  • Motherly offered 11 tips for working from home as a mom.
  • The New York Times reported on the United States’ opposition to a resolution by the United Nations-affiliated World Health Assembly to promote breastfeeding.
  • The Washington Post explained why Europe’s “right to be forgotten” law may protect children in the U.S.
  • The Washington Post also shared how the internet supported Serena Williams when she missed her baby’s first steps while training at Wimbledon.
  • Parents provided a workout that you can do with a stroller.
  • Speaking of workouts, Romper shared that babies as young as a few months old can learn to swim.
  • For your Laugh of the Week: If you’re hitting up any theme parks this summer, McSweeney’s has some tips for moms!

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

  • Fashionista shared the best hydrating tinted lip balms for summer, including this one by Glossier.
  • Moneyish discussed how to upgrade your wardrobe for a new job.
  • PopSugar offered workout tips for new moms from fitness expert Kelsey Wells.
  • Working Mother shared that some moms earn more when they put family above work, but still not as much as dads.
  • Huffington Post reported that New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern is being praised for sharing a video where she is holding her baby and not wearing makeup.
  • Thrive Global shared tips on co-parenting.
  • The Washington Post reported that paid parental leave is a good step, but workers with children also need flexible schedules and understanding employers.
  • Writing for Business Insider, an IT program manager who has an MBA and is earning six figures shared her experiences as the family’s primary earner, and what it has been like for her husband to be a stay-at-home dad.
  • Romper explained why actress and mom of two young children Mila Kunis is not on social media.
  • The Washington Post also shared tips on how to transition babies to solid foods and get them on the path to a healthy diet for a lifetime.
  • For your Laugh of the Week: Working Mother shared, in GIF form, 20 signs you might be the only working mom in your group.

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

  • PopSugar interviewed CoverGirl’s senior vice president, working mother Ukonwa Ojo, about the iconic brand’s efforts to be inclusive to all women.
  • Fortune shared that “commuter-wear” is having an impact on the concept of business casual.
  • Racked explained why we are obsessed with mascara.
  • SELF offered a 10-minute runners’ workout that doesn’t require any equipment. (Link is a few months old but the routine is Kat-approved.)
  • Working Mother provided a few calendar tricks for getting more time with your kids in the summer.
  • Working Mother also reported that the governor of Virginia has signed an executive order to extend state employees’ parental leave for births and adoptions.
  • Good Morning America featured advice from designer Tory Burch for moms returning to the workforce after having children (video autoplays).
  • ProPublica reported that the Senate has proposed $50 million to support programs to reduce the rate of women who die in pregnancy or childbirth.
  • Huffington Post also reported on the topic of mortality rates for mothers, sharing that black women are more likely to experience trauma during childbirth.
  • The Washington Post sang the praises of kids’ books without words.
  • For your Laugh of the Week: Working Mother shared tweets where kids explained what their parents do for a living.

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

  • Bustle shared how in The Incredibles 2, Elastigirl is intended to represent all working moms who are stretched in multiple directions. (Bao, the Pixar short that plays before the movie, is also a tribute to moms.)
  • Green Matters offered advice on building a capsule wardrobe, featuring Susie Faux, who is credited with first sharing the idea to save busy women time and money.
  • Fashionista reported that ThirdLove is expanding its bra options to encompass bands up to a size 48, and cups from AA to H.
  • As/Is (Buzzfeed’s beauty channel) offered 21 of the best foundations with sunscreen.
  • Forbes interviewed Gemma Hartley, who wrote Women Aren’t Nags — We’re Just Fed Upabout the emotional labor women carry, and what can be done to fix it.
  • Working Mother reported on two new studies that explain the toxic side effects of being afraid to use flex time.
  • The Strategist offered some “only-kind-of-ugly” items to babyproof your home.
  • NPR suggested how to talk to your family about race.
  • NPR also shared how to get your kids to eat (almost) anything.
  • An essayist for The Atlantic explained how toxic masculinity starts in boyhood — and wondered if it will ever change.
  • For your Laugh of the Week: Romper shared Chelsea Peretti’s oddly spot-on tweet that “Having a child is like living w an 18th century apothecary.”

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