Parenting
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Yahoo adopts new family-friendly policies

Parenting
by Whitney Williams
Posted 5/01/13, 03:30 pm

Whoa, baby! Working moms at Yahoo will now receive up to 16 weeks of paid maternity leave, and working dads? Take up to eight weeks, the company announced today.

As if that doesn’t give the nation’s non-Yahoo employees the baby blues, the Sunnyvale, Calif., internet company also will offer a $500 cash bonus to every new parent, according to a company spokeswoman. The company also will offer premier parking spaces for its pregnant personnel.

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Not allowing boys to be boys

Parenting
by Janie B. Cheaney
Posted 4/15/13, 10:29 am

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Moms fighting Victoria's dirty little secret

Parenting
by Amy Henry
Posted 4/05/13, 10:56 am

Twenty-two years ago, my military-wife friends and I used to spend our Friday evenings at Victoria’s Secret looking for something special to wear when our Marine husbands returned home from the Gulf War.

We each had different tastes, but most of us drooled over the classy underpieces, like cream-colored satin garters or shimmery pale pink robes. The store was filled with high-quality, beautiful underwear that any mature woman would enjoy wearing.

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