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Family Life

A Sobering Look At How America Compares To The Rest Of The World With Parental Leave & Childcare

A Sobering Look At How America Compares To The Rest Of The World With Parental Leave & Childcare

Think of the biggest upheavals that can happen to you in your life. There’s getting married, of course, or graduating from college and finding a job. Moving can cause a […]

Family Life

6 Mothers Explain How They’re Raising Feminist Sons

6 Mothers Explain How They’re Raising Feminist Sons

By AnnaMarie Houlis for Fairygodboss In her book, Dear Ijeawele, Or a Feminist Manifesto in Fifteen Suggestions, Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie gives instructions for raising a feminist daughter — but seldom do we talk […]

Contributors, Family Life

How My Parenting Struggles Led Me To Create An Online Support Community For Others

How My Parenting Struggles Led Me To Create An Online Support Community For Others

By Mary Aggarwal As a busy working mother of four, I completely empathize with you parents out there. I realized that during each of my pregnancies, my entire focus each […]

Health

5 Inventions Created To Prevent The Epidemic Of Maternal Mortality Around The World

5 Inventions Created To Prevent The Epidemic Of Maternal Mortality Around The World

Maternal mortality is a major healthcare issue globally. According to the World Health Organization, over 300,000 women die from pregnancy- or childbirth-related complications as of statistics shared in 2015. They […]

Working Women

American Express Steps Up The Fight For Paid Family Leave, Offering Wide Range Of Benefits

American Express Steps Up The Fight For Paid Family Leave, Offering Wide Range Of Benefits

Beginning in January, employees of American Express will have access to an increased range of benefits which include paid family leave and financial support toward adoption, surrogacy and IVF. Before […]

Family Life

Our Message To Mothers About Mattel’s New Diverse Barbie Collection

Our Message To Mothers About Mattel’s New Diverse Barbie Collection

We’ve got to hand it to Mattel with this one. After a series of epic fails, it is worth giving the world’s most popular doll manufacturer some credit where credit […]

Body Image, Entertainment

New Docu ‘Mid Drift’ Wants To Change The Way We View Women’s Post Baby Bodies

New Docu ‘Mid Drift’ Wants To Change The Way We View Women’s Post Baby Bodies

As women, we are all too familiar with the phenomenon of the media focusing on women’s postpartum bodies. There is an obsession of seeing how quick supermodels, celebrities and public […]

Causes

UN Women Challenges Patriarchal Culture In Egypt With This Video

UN Women Challenges Patriarchal Culture In Egypt With This Video

If someone asked you what your mother’s name was, you’d have no trouble answering their question. It doesn’t seem like the type of question that should be troubling by any […]

Working Women

Youtube CEO Susan Wojcicki Lays Out The Benefits Of Paid Maternity Leave

Youtube CEO Susan Wojcicki Lays Out The Benefits Of Paid Maternity Leave

Just to put things into perspective before we dive into this post, the United States is the ONLY industrialized nation in the world not to have any form of paid […]

Body Image

Dove Wants Mothers To Leave A Legacy Of Body Positivity To Their Daughters

Dove Wants Mothers To Leave A Legacy Of Body Positivity To Their Daughters

They’re baaack! Yep, it’s time for another installment in the latest in a series of Dove videos which are now widely known (and emulated by other brands) for creating conversations […]

Celebrities

Cate Blanchett Blasts Hollywood’s Stereotyped Mom Roles

Cate Blanchett Blasts Hollywood’s Stereotyped Mom Roles

Get outta the way people, Cate Blanchett is on a war path again! And once again her arsenal is aimed at Hollywood and the way it portrays women. At the […]

Body Image, Celebrities

Maria Shriver & Cameron Diaz Talk To Moms & Daughters About Body Image

Maria Shriver & Cameron Diaz Talk To Moms & Daughters About Body Image

As part of her new role as the Today show’s women’s issues correspondent, Maria Shriver will be talking a lot about body image amongst young girls. Since actress Cameron Diaz […]

Celebrities

Rosario Dawson: Women Need Other Women In Their Lives

Rosario Dawson: Women Need Other Women In Their Lives

Women need other women in life. It’s just a known fact. But also, we compete with each other waaaaaay too much so there is a great need for positive role […]

Celebrities, Entertainment

Natalie Portman: The New Feminism Is Defined In Multiple Ways

Natalie Portman: The New Feminism Is Defined In Multiple Ways

We love everything about award-winning Hollywood actress Natalie Portman. Not only does she possess a classic elegant beauty that transcends whatever role she plays, but she is the true definition […]

Body Image, Family Life

WARNING: This Post-Pregnancy Shoot Includes Stretch Marks & Cellulite

WARNING: This Post-Pregnancy Shoot Includes Stretch Marks & Cellulite

Sick of seeing all those celebrity post-baby photo shoots and paparazzi shots where it looks like they didn’t even give birth to a bean, let alone a baby? Sure we […]