Parenting news from around the Web:

Norway, which gives moms a year of paid leave, was ranked the number one place to give birth and raise children by the advocacy group Save the Children. The U.S. was 31st on the list of 164 countries. (Jezebel)

Sorting silverware while loading the dishwasher can make cleaning up a faster process. Get other tips to be quicker and more organized at home. (Apartment Therapy Ohdeedoh)

Tonight the DC Diaper Bank is having a launch party at One Lounge in Northwest Washington. For a $20 donation, party goers get a free drink and pay for diapers for babies in low-income families. (DC Diaper Bank)