- ABC News reports that the smartphone app Count the Kicks helped a mom save her baby’s life.
- The Sweethome reviews sunscreens and explains why their favorite is rated SPF 70.
- The New York Times offers tips on how to have a safe and healthy vegetarian or vegan pregnancy.
- The New York Times also reports that some colleges are teaching students how to deal with failure.
- The Washington Post shares five things a working mother wishes she had known while running a business and raising her children.
- Woman’s Day shares why prenatal vitamins might be dangerous if you’re not pregnant.
- Mommyish reports on financial advice so bad it includes not paying all of your bills, even if you can afford it (seriously).
- Quartz shares a study that finds having kids may lower a woman’s self-esteem for at least three years.
- The Washington Post reports that the placenta capsules a new mother began taking after giving birth caused her newborn baby to contract a dangerous infection.
- The Postpartum Mama explains that “Taking things off of the plate is no longer enough. I need to put the plate down. I need to step away from it. I need Adam to step up to the plate.”
- Harvard Business Review has seven “working parent power moves” to improve our careers, our families, and ourselves.
- Laugh of the Week: Scary Mommy shares a video about the fictional but dreamy sounding idea of “Mom Camp,” by the women of “I Mom So Hard.”
- Recipe of the Week: Parents has a stuffed peppers recipe that can be made either with beef and chicken broth or with soy crumbles and vegetable stock. If you have access to a grill, you can also avoid turning on the oven. (You may need to register to view the recipe, but registration is free.)
Also, do be sure to check out the news update over at Corporette!
On Corporette Recently…
- We offered an open thread about lingerie for office looks.
- Kat shared a roundup of Fourth of July workwear sales (some of which are ongoing).
- We took a look back at past posts, including how to prepare for law school, how to stay cool on hot workdays, how to support a stay-at-home spouse, and when is the best time to get pregnant.
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