October 2021 / 97 posts found

All working mums worry, says Question Time’s Fiona Bruce | News | The Times

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All working mothers worry that they do not spend enough time with their children, Fiona Bruce has claimed. This content was originally published here.

Having solved the supply chain crisis, Pete Buttigieg turns his attention to Tucker Carlson and paternity leave – twitchy.com

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Buttigieg aims to use Tucker Carlson flap to spotlight paternity leave https://t.co/AqS6W4dsxF pic.twitter.com/v5775WIEoa — The Hill (@thehill) October 24, 2021 Oh, wait. . . The supply chain crisis *wasn’t* solved yet? Our bad: There’s a parking lot of goods off the coast of California as far as the eye can see and the Transportation Secretary is tackling….paternity leave. https://t.co/HIC4akVigf — Jesse Kelly (@JesseKellyDC) October 24, 2021 Maybe he should go back to focusing on, you know, his job? Buttigieg moves on from Ports and Transportation. https://t.co/RgJCB5RQeB This guy will do literally anything other than his job. https://t.co/vkAvnDvT4B — Emily Zanotti […]

Tia Mowry rebukes ‘snapback culture’ for moms after childbirth

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Tia Mowry has strong thoughts when it comes to a woman’s post-baby body. Touching on the topic of “snapback culture,” the 43-year-old actor and author took to Instagram to offer her viewpoint on the race for women to get back into shape after pregnancy. “Pregnancy was such a special time in my life and I loved it and my bump!” she captioned a carousel of photos, including a mirror selfie taken when she was pregnant. The mom of 10-year-old son Cree and 3-year-old daughter Cairo continued, “I also loved my body before pregnancy. We’re led to believe we should love […]

San Francisco Mayor London Breed Will Give Black Women $1,000 a Month if They Get Pregnant

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San Francisco Mayor London Breed Will Give Black Women $1,000 a Month if They Get Pregnant Partially taxpayer-funded program provides “an unconditional monthly income supplement of $1,000” to black and Pacific Island women This content was originally published here.

Tucker Carlson Receives Criticism for Mocking Pete Buttigieg’s Paternity Leave

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Fox News host Tucker Carlson is receiving backlash after mocking U.S. Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg’s paternity leave. Buttigieg shared in September he and his husband, Chasten Buttigieg, adopted two children. “Chasten and I are beyond thankful for all the kind wishes since first sharing the news that we’re becoming parents. We are delighted to welcome Penelope Rose and Joseph August Buttigieg to our family,” Buttigieg tweeted. Chasten and I are beyond thankful for all the kind wishes since first sharing the news that we’re becoming parents. We are delighted to welcome Penelope Rose and Joseph August Buttigieg to our family. pic.twitter.com/kS89gb11Ax […]

Why working mothers are experiencing more self-doubt and anxiety than ever

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Emma Pinchbeck, the chief executive of Energy UK, was open about her fears of being judged after starting her job when her daughter was relatively young, but mindful that the vulnerability she was feeling was similar to that she had experienced for most of her working life. “I’ve been a woman in a relatively male dominated industry in a senior job for a long time, so this doesn’t feel different from the regular amount of imposter syndrome and the kind of questioning how to present yourselves which comes with that territory anyway,” she explains. “It just feels like the natural […]

Scotland’s civil service agreed to delete the word ‘MOTHER’ from its maternity leave policy | Daily Mail Online

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The Scottish civil service agreed to delete the word ‘mother’ from its maternity leave policy after pressure from under-fire LGBT charity Stonewall, it has emerged.  Documents released under Freedom of Information laws uncovered how Leslie Evans, the permanent secretary, agreed to make the change in a bid to climb the lobby group’s controversial Workplace Equality Index.  Stonewall requests ministers to remove ‘gendered’ words from official policies as part of its advice on becoming more LGBT friendly.  Scottish government officials highlighted Ms Sturgeon’s attendance at Pride marches as part of a dossier of evidence meant to impress Stonewall judges In order to […]

Surviving Childbirth during the Pandemic and Being Covid-19 Positive

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There is just so much happiness and fulfillment in becoming a new mom. But Covid-19 has brought so much pain and additional burden to pregnant women since 2020. There are so many new safety measures that expectant moms needed to fulfill while anticipating their due date. The worst is getting infected with the dreaded virus. Read this story about a brave warrior mom Rich Ann Peñaroya-Zayco of Bacolod City. She was tested Covid-19 positive and was taken into quarantine on the second day after she gave birth. Let’s read about her harrowing experience. ~ The Zayco family’s first Christmas. ~ […]

I regretted getting pregnant immediately after marriage – Bitter Nigerian feminist talks about her life as a wife

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Florida Uzoaru, a Nigerian lady who describes herself as a ”bitter feminist”, has taken to Twitter to narrate how marriage and becoming a mother almost deviated her life long ambition of being a successful career woman. Taking to a Twitter thread, Florida stated that her dream for a very long time was to become one of the most successful women but marriage and child bearing almost stopped her from going after her goals. She recounted how she met her husband and then got pregnant immediately after their wedding, a decision she said she regretted at the time. According to her, […]

Office worker awarded £40,000 in damages after being sacked on maternity leave – Mirror Online

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A mum who was fired while on maternity leave has been awarded £40,000 in damages after a court ruled her employer had treated her unfairly because of her pregnancy. Anastassia Rodin was left unable to feed her newborn, after losing her office job just weeks after giving birth. Her employer, Dhillons Management Services, based in Northfleet, Kent, told her to go to a Jobcentre for money, after she was dismissed without warning. Ms Rodin took her case to an employment tribunal in 2017 after losing her job. The tribunal heard how stress from the dismissal stopped Ms Rodin producing enough […]