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Dear Parents of New Babies: Announce Their Birth However You Damn Well Please

It never ceases to amaze me that we ask women to perform elaborate social rituals while recovering from, you know, bringing a human being into the world. Oh, you’re exhausted from a 37-hour delivery? In pain? Can’t figure out breastfeeding? Haven’t slept? Haven’t showered? I’m sorry, but that’s no...

Amy Schumer’s Hilarious ‘We Didn’t Need Child Care’ Video Nails Working Parents’ COVID Reality

Comedian, actress and activist Amy Schumer is known for being an open book. And in a new Instagram video, she gets real about the truth behind parenting in the COVID era: It’s easier than it looks! LOLOL. The camera pans through Amy and her chef husband Chris Fischer’s kitchen,...

Twitter Thinks This Fisher-Price My Home Office Toy Is ‘Bleak.’ Working Parents Disagree

Our kids are getting a whole lot of time with us these days—and, of course, Fisher-Price had to make a home office toy so our little ones can feel just like mom and dad. But not everyone was so pleased with the idea. People took to Twitter with photos...

10 Best Kids’ Books for Women’s History Month

In honor of Women’s History Month, we’ve rounded up some great books to read to your little trailblazer. There are a few familiar names here, but others are unsung heroes whose stories belong in the canon of incredible achievements women have made in every aspect of our lives,...

6 Ways Employers Can Turn This Working Mom Shecession into a Shesurgence

Home sweet home. A phrase we’ve all said at some point in our lives. However, in the past 12 months, I’ve been reminded of how true it is. As a CEO and mom of three daughters in remote school, I have loved this new blend of home and...

‘How Do Other Parents Do it All?’ Working Mom Asks If Her Crazy-Busy Schedule is Normal

The pandemic has put an entirely new set of stressors on working parents—but even pre-COVID, it was nearly impossible to fit everything into our hectic schedules. One overwhelmed mom took to Reddit seeking advice for her “drowning” family, and we all feel her pain. In the r/Parenting thread, the...

15 Employee Appreciation Gifts That Will Make Your Coworkers Feel Special

Now that many of us are working remotely, it's not quite as easy to maintain the connections and relationships we once had in the office. On this Employee Appreciation Day, March 5, it’s even more important to show our colleagues how valued they are. We’ve rounded up our...

Director Dad’s ‘Don’t Need to Apologize’ Credo Should Become Corporate Policy

Trying to manage a Zoom meeting and a kid at the same time isn't easy, but that's what working parenthood looks like during a pandemic. Luckily, one dad had just the message we needed. Jamie Lewis, a managing director of a UK-based commercial mortgage brokerage and dad of three,...

Daycare Refused to Put Sunscreen on Black Children and Made Them Sit in the Sun

Thankfully for working moms, there are many wonderful child care providers across the globe. Sadly, there are also a few daycares that should be shut down—immediately. Case in point: A daycare provider who refused to put sunscreen on the Black children and made them sit in the sun, while...

As a Black Mom, I’m Emphasizing 3 Things to My Kids for Black History Month

As a mom, I’m constantly emphasizing the importance of character, integrity, confidence and empathy to my daughter. And, during Black History Month, we emphasize these points through examples of those who possessed these attributes and came before us. Leaning into the history of Black Americans’ contributions and educating...