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This New Service Will Help Your Company Put a Paid Parental Leave Program in Place

If your company has a crummy or non-existent parental leave policy, a new provider is ready to change that. Parento, Inc. is the only private sector provider focused on helping companies expand paid paternity and maternity leave programs. Through Boost Insurance, Parento is able to offer companies affordable plans...

‘There Are NO Universal Right Answers’: Doctor Mom Nails Back-to-School Worries

Though most of the nation’s kids are back in the classroom—whether in-person or virtual—working moms’ lives still haven’t gotten any easier. One doctor mom nailed all of the difficulties this unique back-to-school season has brought upon working parents. Megan Ranney, MD, MPH, is an emergency doctor, researcher and associate...

My Kids Wouldn’t Stop Fighting, Until I Discovered a Sanity-Saving Pandemic Hack

“Is everything OK?” my coworker asked, concerned, as she peered into the camera. “Oh, yes,” I reassured her. “Would you mind repeating what you just said?” I smiled and nodded, grinding my teeth. We continued our meeting, with the persistent screaming and wailing and howling background, like a strong gust...

Healthy Snack Variety Packs to Satisfy Everyone in Your Household

These treats are so good, they won’t realize they’re good for them too. Without buying out the whole snack aisle at the grocery store, it’s hard to please varying taste buds when it comes to snack time. A fun...

Moms Share the Heartwarming Ways Ruth Bader Ginsburg Inspired Their Daughters

Ruth Bader Ginsburg is the reason many of us are able to be the working moms that we are today. The 87-year-old Supreme Court justice passed away Friday, September 18, due to complications from cancer, but her legacy lives on. Her tireless fight for gender equity must be...

Desks and Tables for Your Kid’s At-Home Learning Station

If weather permits, move class or homework time to the backyard and get some fresh air. FrancineS0321 for Pixabay Learning can be a challenge for your kid if your home lacks a designated space...

The Genius Blogger’s Toolkit Review for 2020

  You've probably heard the buzz about The Genius Blogger's Toolkit, but what is it, and can it really help you with your blogging efforts? Well today, I'm reviewing the 2020 bundle so you can make an informed decision. What is The Genius Blogger's Toolkit? Each year, the folks at Ultimate Bundles...

40 Percent of Working Parents Quit or Reduced Their Hours Since the Pandemic

Lakshmi Swamy, M.D., a pediatric ophthalmologist in Cary, North Carolina, made the difficult decision to keep her middle-schooler home this fall—a choice that means she’ll only be able to see a handful of patients one or two days a week. “There were not enough pediatric ophthalmologists to begin...

How Parents Can Reframe Screen Time as a Tool for Good

Screen time: a term that has sadly become loaded with guilt and shame. Working parents have enough pressure on themselves, and the last thing they need is added stress about their child's screen use. For parents everywhere, screen time has now taken on a different meaning altogether. The COVID-19 pandemic...

Celebrating AbbVie’s 2020 Working Parents of the Year

For more than 30 years, Working Mother's 100 Best Companies list has set the bar in their evaluation of corporate benefits and policies that help moms succeed at home and work. Understanding that trendsetting organizations recognize the increasing need to help fathers be equal parenting partners, Working Mother...