News Roundup

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

  • Motherly shared Jessica Alba’s story about breastfeeding when going back to work — along with some national stats.
  • Business Insider spoke with Kat about shopping for workwear on a budget.
  • SELF offered skin care routines for women in their 30s.
  • Above The Law reported that a biglaw partner accused opposing counsel at a small firm of getting pregnant to delay their trial.
  • Boston Globe Magazine explained why pregnant women aren’t often told of the changes to their brains that they’ll experience. We also had a discussion on the topic earlier this week.
  • Working Mother shared the successful experiment of a New Zealand company that went to four-day workweeks with reduced hours — but not reduced pay.
  • Fast Company suggested how to regain momentum at work when you get stuck.
  • Stanford News shared a new study that examined why women intentionally shy away from the spotlight in the workplace — including a way to find work-life balance.
  • The Washington Post suggested how to fit in a workout at every stage of parenthood.
  • Huffington Post discussed the most common issues new parents bring up in therapy.
  • For your Laugh of the Week: Working Mother shared the internet’s response to a pair of giant pink pants (some of the language may be NSFW…).

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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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