The Growing Popularity of Moms Taking Late Life Maternity Leave to Care for their Teens | Parenting News Roundup
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The Growing Popularity of Moms Taking Late Life Maternity Leave to Care for their Teens | Parenting News Roundup

by Craig Sutton

October 14, 2016: here’s the past weeks top parenting news brought to you by Sitter.com, including stories about this year’s most popular Halloween costumes, Clinton’s tax credit for parents, the growing popularity of maternity leave when children are in their teens, tips for dating men with kids, how to reduce your risk of breast cancer, how exercise can reduce the risk of hot flashes in menopausal women and what women actually want in their workplace health insurance plans.


— While America is invaded with creepy clowns, Sitter.com takes a look this year’s safer costumes trends that the entire family will enjoy!

Clinton Promises Bigger Tax Credit For Parents Of Young Children

— Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton is proposing to expand child tax credit to help low-income families. The plan would double to $2,000 per child compared to the $1,000 currently available. — Bloomberg

Late Life Maternity Leave: Forget The Baby Years

— A Daily Mail article highlights the trend of mothers who are taking maternity leave while their children are in their teens, prioritizing family life. These mothers realize that it is during the teen years when their children need them the most.

8 Things Women Should Know About Dating Men With Kids

— If you’re in love with an amazing guy who has children, Sitter.com advises you to consider several points before you commit to a relationship.

Your Complete Guide To Reducing Risk Of Breast Cancer

— This article provides a detailed guide to how diet, environment, and lifestyle are integral factors when it comes to a woman’s risk of breast cancer. — The Huffington Post

Menopausal Women Can Reap Exercise Benefits To Reduce Risk Of Hot Flashes And Night Sweats

— Regular exercise can help women manage symptoms associated with menopause. Weight management can help control hot flashes and night sweats. — Medical Daily

What Women Want From Their Health Insurance

— Women increasingly make tremendous progress in the workforce and in corporate environments. However, as they balance motherhood and careers, most health insurance plans don’t accommodate the modern woman’s needs. — YourStory.com


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About the Author
Craig Sutton
Active in digital marketing since 2009, Craig is the former SEO Manager at CareGuide in addition to teaching SEO at Durham College. Married with 2 young daughters, he is passionate about digital marketing, his family, the Philadelphia Eagles, fitness, Bruce Lee, audiobooks and an 80’s cult classic Motown meets Kung-fu film called The Last Dragon.