- In honor of Mother’s Day, Parents shared letters from eight moms who make the world a better place, including a letter from Sen. Tammy Duckworth to her daughters.
- The Strategist offered a list of beauty brands under $30 (link is a couple months old but still worth a look).
- Working Mother offered a mom’s thoughts about working fall and winter, but with a desire to be a stay-at-home mom during the summer.
- The Huffington Post reported the average cost of childcare in each U.S. state for a family with an infant and a toddler.
- Romper reported on the results of a new study that found dads aren’t taking paid parental leave even when they can — and what that means for families.
- The Washington Post shared how a mom saved her child’s life because she had read about another child who died of similar mysterious symptoms.
- The Washington Post also explained why Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge, looked stunning in photos taken just hours after giving birth, which we all know is not normal for most moms.
- The Cut explained why you should be following former SATC star — and mother of three — Cynthia Nixon on her campaign for New York governor.
- ProPublica highlighted a new 11-page “committee opinion” on “Optimizing Postpartum Care,” by the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, including earlier follow-up appointments after giving birth, and more in-depth conversations about the risks of pregnancy, even those that tend to resolve postpartum.
- For your Laugh of the Week, The New Yorker offered a first-person account from the one woman who has it all.
- Recipe(s) of the Week: Self offered healthy dinner ideas to try all week long, including chickpea, feta and herb-stuffed peppers and four other vegetarian options. (Most of the recipes can easily be doubled, if needed.)
Also, do be sure to check out the news update over at Corporette!
On Corporette Recently…
- We asked, is your life on hold at all?
- We offered an open thread about Administrative Professionals’ Day.
- We discussed how to wear a black dress with a non-matching blazer or cardigan.
- We shared a review of Amazon Prime Wardrobe.
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