Some of the articles of interest to working mothers that we’ve seen around the web recently…
- The 19th reported that as the flu, RSV, and COVID are wreaking havoc across the country, teachers don’t feel like they can stay home when they’re sick.
- The New York Times noted that of all the groups still threatened by COVID-19 — including the elderly and the immunocompromised — it’s pregnant women who seem the most unaware of the risks.
- The New York Times also explained how to spot flu symptoms in children.
- ParentData (Emily Oster’s newsletter) spoke to Jessica Grose, author of Screaming on the Inside: The Unsustainability of American Motherhood, and Yael Schonbrun, author of Work, Parent, Thrive: 12 Science-Backed Strategies to Ditch Guilt, Manage Overwhelm, and Grow Connection, on what’s wrong with parenting in America and how to fix it.
- NBC News reported that states with more abortion restrictions have higher maternal and infant mortality.
- Today’s Parent provided tips on what to do when grandparents go overboard on gifts for your kids.
- Parents offered a guide to tipping babysitters and childcare providers.
- Romper shared iPhone camera tips for snapping better holiday photos.
- Your Laugh of the Week comes from McSweeney’s, with “Bathe Me in Your Love and Admiration, for I Am a Dad Carrying a Baby While Shopping at Costco.”
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On Corporette Recently…
- We shared readers’ favorite workwear finds from November 2022.
- We published a Personal Money Snapshot from an attorney mom in a MCOL area.
- We talked about setting boundaries with coworkers.
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