The fact is that one in eight women suffer from postpartum depression. No mother should ever feel like this is her “dirty little secret.”
As moms, we all want to protect our children from harm. But what if that harm is invisible, occurs daily, and is almost impossible to stop without government intervention?
Have you ever wondered if your work day is anything like other working mothers days? Recently, my website www.ctworkingmoms.com followed the working day of each of our work-mom bloggers (15 of us!) and we found it fascinating to see how alike our days actually are. (Credit for this terrific idea goes to our blogger Christa [...]
Did you know that the majority of workers making minimum wage are women? Did you know that the national minimum wage is $7.25/hour? According to a new report from the National Women’s Law Center (NWLC), that means that a woman working full time, year round at the federal minimum wage earns just $14,500—more than $3,000 below the poverty line for a family of three.
Hello MomsRising followers! So many of you enjoyed the CT Working Moms recent series about toxins that I want to share our latest series with you, A Day in the Life of a Working Mom (the brain child of our blogger Christa). Each day for the next 2 weeks one of our bloggers will take you [...]
As the founder and editor of www.ctworkingmoms.com I am so proud of our blogger Dena for her very successful 12 Days of Toxins blog series. Yesterday, her series was recognized by the Campaign for Safe Cosmetics and we’ve heard from several people that they are now making their own cleaning products, shampoo and are overall [...]
Have you been following CT Working Moms blogger Dena Fleno’s 12 Days of Toxins posts? Dena believes that understanding what toxins may be lurking in products we use on ourselves and our families and what alternatives are out there either in the store or in your kitchen cabinet are important for working moms to know. [...]
Learn a Toxin a Day to Keep the Doctor Away Blog Written By Dena Fleno at CT Working Moms Understanding what toxins may be lurking in products we use on ourselves and our families and what alternatives are out there either in the store or in your kitchen cabinet are important for Working Moms to [...]
What would you say if I told you that a high number of baby products contain toxic chemicals? What if I told you those toxic chemicals were in the form of flame retardants that are used in things like nursing pillows, car seats, changing pads and bassinet pads? And what if I said there is [...]
A few years ago I started to learn about the utter lack of regulation by the FDA of many of the products used by women and children. Did you know that most of the ingredients in your body lotion, shampoo, baby shampoo, deodorant, shaving cream, perfume, tooth paste and other similar items are unregulated? In [...]