News Roundup

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

  • Allure profiled working mom Shonda Rhimes, who recently revealed she’s TV’s highest paid showrunner. Her interview included why she doesn’t believe in “imposter syndrome” and her self-care and skin-care routines.
  • The New York Times considered why Rent the Runway Unlimited, a $159 service, is so popular, including for women who are transitioning between sizes, and for those who want to save time.
  • The Goods by Vox shared that all of Meghan Markle’s outfits have sold out since Kensington Palace announced her pregnancy earlier this week.
  • Romper suggested five natural beauty ingredients that pregnant women should avoid.
  • Glamour asked seven motorcyclists to share their favorite deep-clean face washes.
  • Scary Mommy shared five tips to make your job suck a little less.
  • Working Mother offered suggestions on what to do if your company changes their maternity leave policy.
  • Motherly reported that pediatricians are recommending children get the flu shot before Halloween.
  • The Washington Post reported that when Piers Morgan made fun of Daniel Craig for wearing his baby, Twitter was not having it.
  • Dearly explained why parents are split over whether white kids can wear Black Panther costumes for Halloween.
  • A Cup of Jo suggested how to get the best photos of your kids (article is from May, but we figured it’s relevant for upcoming holiday card photoshoots).
  • For your Laugh of the Week: Babble shared “sexy” mom Halloween costumes — you might already be wearing one (or more!) right now.

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

  • ABC News reported that Susie Martin, director of operations and certified meteorologist for the weather company Praedictix, wore her 1-year-old while on the air last Friday to promote International Babywearing Week.
  • Harper’s Bazaar explained why model Valeria Garcia walked down the runway last month at London Fashion Week with a wearable breast pump visible under her outfit.
  • Fashionista provided 11 gentle, hydrating cleansers for dry skin.
  • Working Mother offered reasons why working moms shouldn’t quit their jobs, even if most of their salaries are going toward childcare.
  • Fast Company suggested how working parents can navigate their four biggest challenges at work.
  • Motherly shared the Friendly Airports for Mothers Act passed earlier this month, ensuring mothers will have access to private, clean, and accessible lactation rooms in medium and large U.S. airports.
  • The New York Times explained why new moms are turning to postpartum doulas.
  • The New York Times also offered advice for helping a child with an anxiety disorder.
  • SELF shared what happened when a mom applied the advice of relationship books, including The 5 Love Languages, to her own marriage.
  • Lifehacker’s Offspring shared the bucket hack that actually gets kids to put away their stuff.
  • An opinion writer for The Washington Post asked how women can make the most of the current women’s movement to unite mothers and create real change.
  • For your Laugh of the Week: Working Mother shared a Halloween-themed pregnancy — and birth! — photoshoot (warning: not for the squeamish…).

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

  • Vogue provided some fall fashion inspo by featuring 14 working women, including a few working moms.
  • Fashionista shared the best new K-Beauty products.
  • Working Mother explained “sandbox anxiety” from the perspective of a working mom who tends to downplay her professional successes when talking with other moms at the park.
  • Working Mother also shared how an attorney mom fits exercise into her schedule.
  • Above the Law reported that a leader at a BigLaw firm has asked women to tell him if they plan to become pregnant — for “budgetary reasons.”
  • WBEZ talked to Senator Tammy Duckworth about being a working mom, being a senator, and clipping coupons.
  • Vote.org includes state-by-state registration deadlines ahead of the midterm election on November 6, including links to register online. (But just to be sure, also check out your state’s individual voter registry laws — the site recently updated their Texas information after the state rejected 2,400 registrations.)
  • The Washington Post shared an essay about a stay-at-home-dad’s experiences.
  • The New York Times suggested how to talk about consent with kids who are under 6 years old.
  • Reuters warned that some at-home baby monitors might be providing inaccurate data.
  • For your Laugh of the Week: Babble shared some funny Tweets about parenting.

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

  • Motherly discussed how New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern made history for all working moms by bringing her baby to the United Nations earlier this week.
  • Fashionista examined the properties of bakuchiol, also known as herbal Botox and natural retinol, to see if it really works.
  • The Cut tested Dior’s 999 lipstick to see if the red hue really does look good on everybody.
  • The Cut also profiled New York Times journalist and working mom Taffy Brodesser-Akner in their How I Get It Done series.
  • Writing for The Washington Post, a mother shared how she struggled to explain to her 4-year-old daughter why she follows a beauty routine.
  • Working Mother provided 10 ways to stay motivated — and avoid burnout.
  • The Wall Street Journal explained why and how robots are now involved in the hiring process, from robot avatars interviewing job candidates to computers seeking out keywords in resumes to programs that scan social media for personality traits.
  • Writing for Inc.Ask a Manager‘s Alison Green addressed how to handle the situation when your supervisor expects you to be available every day of the week.
  • The Strategist provided 11 of the best toys for 3-year-olds based on recommendations from a child therapist (who has also suggested gifts for 2-year-olds and 4-year-olds).
  • Parents explained why the viral video that showed a baby’s labored breathing is a must-watch as we head into flu season.
  • The Washington Post also shared how a single mom built a new tribe after her divorce.
  • MSN profiled the oldest American Ninja Warrior — a 66-year-old woman we find inspiring who is also the mom of a professional stuntwoman.
  • For your Laugh of the Week: Huffington Post shared 40 funny tweets about invisible friends.

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

  • Working Mother featured actress and author Alicia Silverstone on her work, love life, and desire to eventually have another child.
  • Fashionista shared that Khloe Kardashian and Emma Grede’s brand Good American has launched a size 15 for jeans as a way to bridge the gap between sizes 14 and 16, which has been an industry-wide issue.
  • The Cut suggested the best skincare products that are safe to use while pregnant.
  • Harvard Business Review examined whether a longer maternity leave can hurt a woman’s career, even in other countries that offer and tend to encourage longer maternity leaves than in the U.S.
  • An opinion piece on Medium by Jessica Valenti posited that it’s not kids who should be blamed for a woman’s interrupted career path, but men for their “domestic negligence” of not carrying their weight when it comes to childcare.
  • The Atlantic explained how even well-intentioned white families can perpetuate racism, and how parents can talk about race with their children.
  • The Atlantic also suggested that it’s OK to throw away your children’s artwork. (We’ve also addressed how to preserve kids’ art without keeping everything.)
  • Working Mother shared strategies for busy moms to still make it to the polls.
  • Parents released a list of the best children’s hospitals for innovation and technology.
  • Grub Street recommended 18 recipes from the best new fall cookbooks.
  • In breaking news, CBS News reported this morning that attorneys for Christine Blasey Ford have offered their conditions for testimony regarding SCOTUS nominee Brett Kavanaugh.
  • For your Laugh of the Week: Working Mother shared funny illustrations by Helene the Illustrator that capture what it’s like to be a mom.

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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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