Some of the articles of interest to working mothers that we’ve seen around the web recently…
- Fashionista provided closet organizing tips.
- The New York Times shared that some employers are offering wristbands or pins that signal employees’ comfort level with social distancing, masking, and shaking hands.
- The Washington Post talked to seven teachers who say the pandemic was the last straw in their decision to quit.
- The 19th looked at how students and activists are challenging rigid dress codes that often target girls, students of color, and LGBTQ+ youth.
- Gothamist reported that students at several NYC high schools walked out of classes on Tuesday to demand remote learning as cases surge.
- Romper shared a mother’s personal essay that contains this very relatable line (among others): “[This is] a loop I and other parents have been stuck in for almost two years, willing ourselves to keep it together just a little bit longer, thinking this time will be the last time, that is, until the next time.”
- The Cut also shared a very relatable personal essay from a mom who wrote about “the relentlessness of modern motherhood, a role that demands a constant best while offering little assistance in achieving it.”
- The New York Times noted, “The antiheroine of the moment, in movies like The Lost Daughter and novels like I Love You but I’ve Chosen Darkness, commits the mother’s ultimate sin: abandoning her children.”
- Your Laugh of the Week comes from The Belladonna, with “Your Subscription to Mom is Running Out.”
Also, do be sure to check out the news update over at Corporette!
On Corporette Recently…
- We shared readers’ most-bought items from all of 2021!
- We discussed reading challenges.
- We looked back at past Corporette posts, including mocktail recipes for Dry January and three ways to clean your closet.
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