Some of the articles of interest to working mothers that we’ve seen around the web recently…
- A dad wrote a piece for The Atlantic called “Parents Are Not OK.”
- Meanwhile, The Cut shared a piece by a mom who wondered, “[Parents are] still here, we’re still screaming, but is anyone listening?”
- The New York Times explained how parents can ask for flexibility when offices reopen.
- Slate shared an essay by a mom on the difficulties of making decisions about keeping kids safe during this stage of the pandemic.
- Harper’s Bazaar explored the “cultish” language of wellness mom bloggers.
- It’s Black Breastfeeding Week, and The Cut looked at the real reasons that Black moms are being pushed to breastfeed.
- Romper shared some families’ back-to-school traditions.
- Parents reported that the EPA has banned the use of the pesticide chlorpyrifos on all food to protect people’s health, especially for children and farmworkers.
- NPR featured a mom in Tennessee who is braiding kids’ hair for free to help other parents at back-to-school time.
- The 19th News shared how one company helped parents get 21 gallons of breast milk back from the Tokyo Olympics.
- Your Laugh of the Week comes from McSweeney’s, with “2021 Parenting Back-to-School Bingo.”
Also, do be sure to check out the news update over at Corporette!
On Corporette Recently…
- Readers talked about the clothing they buy “just in case.”
- We shared a Personal Money Snapshot from a foreign service officer in D.C.
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