With so much news content being published each day on gc4women.org, we have decided to start a new “Weekend Reads” tradition to keep you informed and connected to the resources to improve your life and business. 

The following are top reads and trending topics on gc4women.org news:

1. What People with Kids Under 12 Need to Know About the Delta Variant

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Read more here. https://gc4women.org/2021/05/18/the-future-for-working-moms-lessons-from-the-pandemic/

With coronavirus cases rising across the country and the highly contagious delta variant spreading in every state, many parents have been left wondering how best to keep their children safe, particularly when it comes to kids under 12 who are not yet eligible for vaccination.

Most schools are set to welcome students back in person in the coming weeks, but many aren’t requiring them to wear masks. And as people look to plan last-minute vacations, set up play dates for their kids or attend other events, weighing the potential risks is challenging because many families are juggling different vaccination statuses within their own ranks. Read more here.

2. Naomi Osaka Role Model Barbie Inspires Youth

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Recently, a Naomi Osaka Barbie doll was released by Mattel. The doll was an instant hit, selling out within a few hours after it was released on Monday.

“I first teamed up with Barbie in 2019,” Osaka tweeted on Monday. “And today we’re introducing the Barbie Role Model Naomi Osaka doll.” She adds, “I hope every child is reminded that they can be and do anything.” Read more here.

3. Jada Pinkett Smith Founds an Eco-Friendly Care Brand

GC4W weekend reads: Mom Wellbeing

Environmental health seems to be a priority in the Smith household. Not only have Will Smith and Jada Pinkett Smith raised their children, Jaden and Willow Smith, to be extremely vocal about the environment, but the busy parents have also instilled the importance of using your influence to make the world a better place. Back in 2015, Jaden—with the help of his parents—founded the responsibly sourced water brand, JUST Water. In 2020, Willow made sure her first home was eco-friendly and equipped with solar paneling. Read more here.

4. 10 Money-Saving Tips for Back to School Season

Read more here: https://gc4women.org/2021/05/19/reduce-stress-during-finals/
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For kids (and parents), the beginning of the school year can feel like a time for reinvention—it’s the time to start fresh, to challenge ourselves and our kids to improve, to meet new parents and kids and make new friends. But although we want the best for our kids, we don’t always have the money required to keep up with the ever-lengthening school supplies lists and this year’s latest trends. That’s why we’ve prepared a list of ten budgeting ideas to help you save money, from the beginning of the school year through to the end. Read more here.