News Roundup

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

  • Vox explained the shift from “anti-aging” beauty products to more positive words like “renewal” and “radiance” — including new Neutrogena ads with Kerry Washington, Nicole Kidman, and Jennifer Garner. (Still, the main ingredients are often the same.)
  • Motherly shared their favorite face masks for moms who need a little me time.
  • The Cut provided how to prepare for an interview, according to Alison Green of Ask a Manager.
  • Medium writer asked, will “Time’s up” be applied to the uneven distribution of responsibilities women bear in motherhood and marriage? (What do you think?)
  • Working Mother reported that ABC World News meteorologist Ginger Zee had to defend her decision to travel away from her children to report on a tropical storm, even though her male colleagues would never face the same level of scrutiny.
  • Working Mother suggested strategies for working moms to be able to vote, even when juggling a full schedule.
  • NPR asked why children are more prone to vomiting than adults.
  • The Washington Post reported that New York AG primary candidate Zephyr Teachout showed herself getting an ultrasound in her campaign ad.
  • The Washington Post also shared a free-range parent’s thoughts after her toddler suffered a concussion while running barefoot on concrete.
  • The New York Times suggested how and when to limit a child’s use of tech based on his or her age.
  • Inc. explained that daughters who are nagged are more successful (an older article, but still new to us…).
  • For your Laugh of the Week: Huffington Post shared 45 tweets about the math of parenting.

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

  • The Strategist offered beauty products that can be used as alternatives to retinol.
  • Fashionista reported that California is the first state to ban the sale of cosmetics that have been tested on animals.
  • The Cut profiled Hollywood writer and mom, Mara Brock Akil, the creator of Girlfriends, whose latest project is the romantic drama Love Is ___, which is based on her own relationship and marriage.
  • Working Mother provided a nightly routine for less stressful mornings, while The New York Times suggested how to put the kids to work for a more productive morning.
  • The New York Times also offered reasons why people are choosing to retire in their 30s using the FIRE method, including more time to raise their kids.
  • The Atlantic investigated the shortage of after-school options for working families.
  • Motherly editors shared nine helpful products for Baby Safety Month.
  • Scary Mommy discussed what it’s like to raise kids “without a village” for support.
  • Parents reported that the American Academy of Pediatrics is now suggesting children stay in rear-facing car seats as long as possible, at least until age 4.
  • USA Today shared the story of how an 8-year-old walking the family dog alone led to a call to police and the Illinois Department of Children and Family Services. (Video ad autoplays.)
  • For your Laugh of the Week: McSweeney’s provided a guide to all nine trimesters.

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

  • Working Mother profiled Balanda Atis, manager of L’Oréal’s Multicultural Beauty Lab, who developed dozens of makeup shades for people with deeper skin tones across the L’Oréal brands, including Lancôme, L’Oréal Paris, and Maybelline.
  • Cosmopolitan UK will feature Tess Holliday on the October 2018 issue. The model and mother’s hashtag, #effyourbeautystandards, has been used on Instagram 3.2 million times.
  • Parents reminded moms why they also need a bedtime, including how better sleep habits can improve your performance at the office. Motherly also wrote about the importance of sleep, adding there is a gender gap in sleep, and how a lack of sleep can affect working moms.
  • The Washington Post shared tips to beat the post-vacation blues. Yes, it’s not just you.
  • Ask a Manager addressed how to explain to a supervisor that they must provide a private space for women who need to pump. (Question No. 3.)
  • Writing for The New York Times, a mom explained why she preferred to buy her daughter’s clothes in the boys’ section.
  • The New York Times also suggested that neither rewards nor punishments really work when raising kids.
  • CNN reported that there has been a recall of bubble gum-flavored children’s Advil due to an incorrect dosage cup that was provided.
  • Working Mother listed nine tasks that women do that their partners typically don’t even notice or realize the moms are always doing. For example: Moms are more likely than dads to keep track of “pajama day” at school, and making sure the entire family is “party-ready.”
  • For your Laugh of the Week: McSweeney’s shared other transportation metaphors for “helicopter parent.”

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

  • Quartz at Work provided words of wisdom about balancing work and motherhood from PepsiCo CEO Indra Nooyi, which she shared at the Forbes Women’s Summit, including, “… if you struggle with these choices, you’re not crazy. You’re human.”
  • Fashionista had an oral history of how Maybelline’s Great Lash — in the iconic little pink-and-green-tube — became the world’s most recognized mascara.
  • Working Mother shared seven tips for dealing with your child’s separation anxiety when you’re rushing off to work.
  • Working Mother also offered results of a Canadian study that found workplace relationships may have an impact on how moms discipline their children at home.
  • NPR explained how Mister Rogers’ Neighborhood was ahead of its time in the child-appropriate way it handled trauma and other topics.
  • Parents reported that getting pregnant at 35 or over is “on trend” and pointed out the potential benefits for women who choose to have children in their late 30s or 40s.
  • Parents also shared the best and worst places in the country to have a baby.
  • The Cut profiled Samantha Bee as part of their “How I Get It Done” series — last week’s subject was Cynthia Nixon.
  • The New York Times shared how to make the most of family meals.
  • Huffington Post suggested where to take your back-to-school recycling, including clothing, electronics, art supplies, gently used eyewear, and cosmetics containers.
  • Wonderneed explained how parents’ use of smartphones may be affecting their children.
  • For your Laugh of the Week: Romper shared 14 back-to-school memes.

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

  • Working Mother shared the 19 most relatable working moms on TV, including Jessica Huang (Constance Wu) on ABC’s Fresh Off The Boat.
  • POPSUGAR shared how watching The Bold Type helped a postpartum mom plan her work outfits.
  • The Strategist shared the best face washes, according to Amazon reviewers.
  • Vogue shared September cover model Beyonce’s pregnancy story, including her health scare and body image concerns.
  • Harvard Business Review offered five things to do when you are feeling overwhelmed.
  • Fast Company suggested how to quit your job without hurting your career.
  • The New York Times provided statistics about the age gap of when women have babies, including county-by-county statistics on when women have their first child based on marital status and college education.
  • The New York Times also shared a doctor’s tips on monitoring medication side effects in children with ADHD, anxiety, and depression.
  • ProPublica asked for women who have donated or helped collect birth tissue to contact them regarding research for an upcoming study.
  • The Washington Post’s On Parenting advice columnist suggested seven things to do when potty training isn’t going well.
  • Working Mother reported that a new national poll shows 84% of registered voters support paid family leave — 94% of Democrats, 83% of Independents, and 74% of Republicans.
  • For your Laugh of the Week: Huffington Post shared 15 tweets that share the sometimes bitter realities of taking kids to the beach.

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

  • Good Morning America shared how six women are implementing improvements for other working mothers, including the Leche Lounge.
  • Insider provided seven beauty tips for the summer heat.
  • Refinery29 suggested lip oil treatments to add to your regimen.
  • Working Mother released their list of the 60 best law firms for women.
  • Babble shared a mother’s take on the Daniel Tiger storyline in which Mom Tiger goes back to work after being a stay-at-home mom.
  • USA Today reported that now that Idaho and Utah have recently passed laws making breastfeeding in public legal, it is legal in all 50 states.
  • Fast Company offered three unexpected ways your network can help with your job search.
  • The New York Times published a mother’s perspective on being arrested for briefly leaving her child in a car on a cool day and about being a mother in the age of fear.
  • Moneyish explained why breastfeeding moms are still trying to normalize pumping at work.
  • Racked reported that not all parents are thrilled with the relaunch of Gymboree clothes.
  • Lucie’s List offered the best kids’ wagons for trips to the beach, park, or playground.
  • For your Laugh of the Week: Romper posted eight essays by funny women about the realities of motherhood.

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