Some of the articles of interest to working mothers that we’ve seen around the web recently…
- CNBC reported that employers are starting to offer new childcare benefits such as backup childcare and stipends for college counseling services and tutoring.
- Working Mother wondered, “More Americans rely on home-based care than center-based, so why is it so hard to access?”
- ABA Journal published a piece criticizing the June 29 ABA Journal column by Susan Smith Blakely, countering that “Blaming women attorneys is appalling.”
- Lifehacker listed 16 of their best parenting hacks of 2021 (so far).
- The New York Times explained how to support a kid who’s shy.
- In The Washington Post, A. Rochaun Meadows-Fernandez wrote about the challenges — and joys — of raising gifted Black children today.
- USA Today noted that Olympian Allyson Felix helped create The Power of She Fund: Child Care Grants program, which will help fund childcare costs for athlete moms who travel to competitions.
- Speaking of moms and the Olympics, The Lily shared that athletes who are breastfeeding will now be able to bring their children to the Olympics — “when necessary.” Hmm.
- Parents rounded up the best budgeting apps for parents.
- Your Laugh of the Week comes from The Belladonna Comedy, with “AITA: Reddit Posts by Movie Parents.”
Also, do be sure to check out the news update over at Corporette!
On Corporette Recently…
- We rounded up readers’ most-bought items from June 2021.
- We asked readers what college major they would choose now.
- We shared a Personal Money Snapshot from a Biglaw staff manager in San Diego.
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