Category: Mom & Baby

This woman's 96-year-old mother-in-law reviewed every book she read in secret code

The Dewey decimal system is great, but there are systems of organization that are even better.  Twitter user Lauren Tarshis, for example, recently discovered that her 96-year-old mother-in-law, Stefanie Dreyfuss, recorded every single book she read on index cards using a secret code.  SEE ALSO: Student artist installs ‘cry closet’ at university library “I lost…

Moms really, really love Netflix

The gift of health is precious, but the gift of distraction is… priceless. The polling company YouGov releases an annual Top 10 list for how brands rank in value, satisfaction, and other metrics — among moms. This year, the brand that received the top spot is everyone’s favorite streaming service: Netflix. SEE ALSO: Everyone hates…

Women’s invisible labor leaves them feeling empty, study finds

Invisible labor is a benign way of describing the never-ending, sometimes soul-crushing to-do list that women manage in order to keep their children thriving and households running smoothly.  You might recognize the broader concept of unappreciated yet essential household work from a 2017 digital comic strip on “mental load.” Countless women saw their own exhaustion…