- Working Mother profiled Balanda Atis, manager of L’Oréal’s Multicultural Beauty Lab, who developed dozens of makeup shades for people with deeper skin tones across the L’Oréal brands, including Lancôme, L’Oréal Paris, and Maybelline.
- Cosmopolitan UK will feature Tess Holliday on the October 2018 issue. The model and mother’s hashtag, #effyourbeautystandards, has been used on Instagram 3.2 million times.
- Parents reminded moms why they also need a bedtime, including how better sleep habits can improve your performance at the office. Motherly also wrote about the importance of sleep, adding there is a gender gap in sleep, and how a lack of sleep can affect working moms.
- The Washington Post shared tips to beat the post-vacation blues. Yes, it’s not just you.
- Ask a Manager addressed how to explain to a supervisor that they must provide a private space for women who need to pump. (Question No. 3.)
- Writing for The New York Times, a mom explained why she preferred to buy her daughter’s clothes in the boys’ section.
- The New York Times also suggested that neither rewards nor punishments really work when raising kids.
- CNN reported that there has been a recall of bubble gum-flavored children’s Advil due to an incorrect dosage cup that was provided.
- Working Mother listed nine tasks that women do that their partners typically don’t even notice or realize the moms are always doing. For example: Moms are more likely than dads to keep track of “pajama day” at school, and making sure the entire family is “party-ready.”
- For your Laugh of the Week: McSweeney’s shared other transportation metaphors for “helicopter parent.”
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