Some of the articles of interest to working mothers that we’ve seen around the web recently… In the NYT’s Motherlode blog, Lynn Messina wonders about the effects of the “boys will be boys” mindset — i.e., boys are wild, boisterous, etc. — on our daughters. After our discussion of vanity after kids on Wednesday, it was interesting … Read More about News Roundup
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Here’s another fun question for the mamas out there — do you have a new “beauty minimum”? Most women I know have different levels of beauty maintenance — there’s the “big interview” look, the “going out to a nice restaurant” look, the “regular workday” look, the “lying around the house” look, etc. For most women I know, … Read More about Do You Have a New “Beauty Minimum”?
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Some of the articles of interest to working mothers that we’ve seen around the web recently… Jessica Grose’s post on Slate’s XX Factor blog can be summed up by the caption to the photo used in the piece: “Mothers drop out because they lack maternity leave and child care, not because they’re obsessed with babies.” … Read More about News Roundup
2018 Update: We still stand by this older conversation about finding mom friends once you become a mom — but you may also want to check out some of our newer discussions, such as about playdate etiquette for introverts or how to deal when you don’t like your kid’s friends’ parents. How are you doing … Read More about Have You Sought Out New Mom Friends?