- The Guardian explored the lack of social and structural support for mothers and families in America.
- The Cut reported that H&M has hired a diversity leader after the photo of a black child modeling the store’s “coolest monkey in the jungle” hoodie caused backlash earlier this month.
- The Cut also profiled Niki Leondakis, who became the CEO of Equinox last March, as part of the How I Get It Done series.
- Vacationkids suggested where families are traveling in 2018.
- The Let Grow Project shared that if parents allow their children to do one thing they did as kids, like going to the store alone or biking to a friend’s house (they provided more ideas in this list), they were less likely to be helicopter parents.
- The Washington Post asked why families in other countries start potty-training their children at a younger age than American pediatricians recommend.
- Apple suggested apps for families to mark special occasions, as well as other helpful apps for getting your family organized.
- Wirecutter reviewed the best baby bottles and bottle brushes.
- NPR reported why this flu season is shaping up to be “a nasty one,” according to the CDC and Prevention.
- The New York Times shared a study that found that breastfeeding may reduce a woman’s risk for Type 2 diabetes.
- Recipe of the Week: Sunshine and Hurricanes offered 20 soup recipes to warm you up, including this classic version of homemade tomato soup. We also recently shared 5 Super Slow and 5 Super Fast recipes for long workdays over at Corporette.
- Laugh of the Week: Scary Mommy offers a mom’s take on whether thigh-high Uggs should be the next trend when it comes to “embracing the frump.”
Also, do be sure to check out the news update over at Corporette!
On Corporette Recently…
- We offered four weeks’ worth of work outfit ideas.
- We discussed how to decide if you want kids.
- We took a look back at the Corporette time capsule, including online classes for working women, family pictures — at the office, and tailoring alterations for women.
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