Some of the articles of interest to working mothers that we’ve seen around the web recently…
- Salon talked to Emily Oster, popular “data parenting” expert and author of the new book The Family Firm: A Data-Driven Guide to Better Decision Making in the Early School Years [affiliate link].
- Meanwhile, The New Republic‘s review of the book noted that “approaching your family as a human resources department looks like a lot of work.”
- The Wall Street Journal reported on the results of a new study that found that kids who were really into princesses at age 5 were more likely by age 10 to hold progressive views about gender roles.
- Lifehacker provided tips on preparing your kids for school this fall — including guidance on separation anxiety.
- Parents summarized a recent survey on moms’ thoughts about their breastfeeding experiences.
- The Washington Post explained the five lessons that Simone Biles taught girls during the Olympics.
- Input published an essay by a mom who explained how she overcame her obsession with using BabyCenter’s community boards that started after she had a miscarriage.
- At Romper, a mom wrote about how she was diagnosed with ADHD after becoming a mother (and after being misdiagnosed with PPD).
- At Book Riot, a mom shared her thoughts about the special experiences of going to the library and reading with her young son.
- Your Laugh of the Week comes from McSweeney’s, with “How to Escape from a Sleeping Baby.”
Also, do be sure to check out the news update over at Corporette!
On Corporette Recently…
- The Hunt rounded up colorful sheath dresses for work.
- Readers talked about the biggest changes they’ve made to improve their homes.
- We took a look at past Corporette posts, including the best shave clubs for women and advice and products for curly hair.
- We asked readers about their job hunting experiences and plans.
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