News Roundup

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

  • USA Today shared Georgia-based blogger Bryttany Hyde’s advice for celebrating your “mom bod,” including her recommendation for a professional photo shoot. (Video may auto-play.)
  • Speaking of body confidence, Shape offered tips from Tess Holliday, plus-size model and initiator of #EffYourBeautyStandards, on self-love, beauty tips, and living the mom life.
  • Brit + Co. provided fashion and style tips for pregnancy and beyond.
  • Boston Magazine explained why L.L. Bean will no longer honor a lifetime replacement guarantee. Meanwhile, The Strategist offered 13 alternatives that do have lifetime guarantees.
  • Slate reported that workplace structures make nursing extremely costly for women and that most of us fail to recognize its monetary value in terms of the time spent pumping and breastfeeding.
  • Working Mother suggested 10 things you can do on your LinkedIn profile to get attention from recruiters.
  • Working Mother also shared five realities of being a working “parennial” — a parent who is a millennial.
  • The New York Times reported that even in Scandinavia, women are paid less than men, and the wage gap between men and women is greater for mothers than for women who don’t have children.
  • The New York Times also suggested ways to preserve family memories, letters, and trinkets.
  • BuzzFeed Health shared what to look for if you think you children have the flu, especially considering that this year’s flu has led to the highest measured hospitalization rates for the virus and has caused dozens of children’s deaths.
  • The Washington Post reported what McDonald’s is doing to try to make Happy Meals healthier.
  • Laugh of the Week: The New Yorker shared Valentine’s Day poems for married people.

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  1. Patagonia Supporter says:

    I’m fed up with LL Bean for a number of reasons, mostly political. They advertise on Breitbart and I have seen MAGA supporting comments from their accounts on social media. Patagonia all the way.

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