Some of the articles of interest to working mothers that we’ve seen around the web recently…
- Vox’s The Goods looked at the mismatch between school hours and parents’ work hours.
- The Washington Post highlighted how, “in the wake of the omicron wave, single parents are drowning.”
- The Washington Post also explained how having ADHD can lead to a deficit in what experts call “social capital.”
- The 19th noted that a proposed bill would cover breastfeeding support for families fleeing natural disasters.
- Above the Law reported that one Biglaw firm has starting offered paid compassionate leave for miscarriage and failed fertility treatments, while NPR noted that workers who experience miscarriages have few job protections.
- Romper summarized the results of a survey of 1,000 American mothers that asked how they felt about their childbirth experiences.
- Essence shared that Hinge gives single parents $100 childcare stipends to go on dates.
- The New York Times‘s parenting opinion writer, Jessica Grose, wrote about the response to a Virginia library’s addition of a desk for parents that connects to an individual play area for a small child.
- While Parents published this a few months ago, it’s very relevant for many of us today: “28 Ways to Make the Most of a Snow Day.”
- Your Laugh of the Week comes from The Belladonna, with “The Children’s Book Press Here as Read by a Helicopter Mom.”
Also, do be sure to check out the news update over at Corporette!
On Corporette Recently…
- We shared readers’ most-bought items from January 2022.
- The Hunt rounded up the best backpacks for work.
- We talked about mortgage recasting.
- We looked back at past Corporette posts, including staying in touch with mentors and WFH work-life boundaries.
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