Some of the articles of interest to working mothers that we’ve seen around the web recently…
- Parents noted that Girl Scouts USA and K-Swiss have partnered to launch a new shoe line inspired by Girl Scout Cookies. (Should you put the Thin Mints ones in the freezer before wearing them?)
- A Washington Post advice columnist wondered, “[W]hat if our culture’s incessant demands to be happy are actually making our kids miserable?”
- The Washington Post also suggested storage solutions to contain kids’ clutter.
- Today’s Parent shared a piece by a Black mother who feels that she survived labor and childbirth because of her Black nurse.
- Working Mother listed four lessons to teach kids about money.
- Today recommended 10 Black-owned kidswear companies.
- NPR featured photographers Regis and Kahran Bethencourt, who “make kids’ wildest dreams come true in portrait shoots.”
- The Associated Press reported on Hasbro’s announcement this week that the Mr. Potato Head brand will now simply be “Potato Head” — and their later clarification that Mr. and Mrs. Potato Head will still be sold. (While they’re making changes, how about “Ms. Potato Head”?)
- Your Laugh of the Week comes from Frazzled, with “Newscast of Seven Minutes of Terror: Laying a Baby Down To Sleep.”
Also, do be sure to check out the news update over at Corporette!
On Corporette Recently…
- We rounded up the best T-shirts for layering at the office and highlighted the best plus-size tees for work.
- We talked about breakfast — and “weird” breakfast foods.
- We asked readers how they’re staying in touch with their mentors.
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