The Motherlode: Our Top Weekly Links

Written by Katie Hintz-Zambrano
5:00 pm
01/04/19

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Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez was sworn into Congress (making her the youngest congresswoman ever), along with several other phenomenal women. (Cosmo, HuffPo)

More of this, less of that. A new way of making goals for the new year. (The Cut)

Why Jenna Lyons won’t allow her 12-year-old son on her new reality show. (WWD)

The special misogyny reserved for mothers. (The New York Times)

Why millions of kids can’t read…and what to do about it. (NPR)

American immigrants the the dilemma of “white-sounding” names. (The Atlantic)

KimYe is expecting baby #4 via surrogate. (CNN)

Kobe and Vanessa Bryant are expecting their fourth daughter. (Instagram)

The tricky business of launching an “Uber for kids.” (Wired)

Ricky Martin and his husband welcomed baby girl, Lucia. (NBC)

Meanwhile, Josh Peck revealed his newborn son’s name: Max Milo. (Elite Daily)

The story behind popular Instagram feed @foodbabyny. (The New Yorker)

Fairy tales for mini socialists. (The Atlantic)

Meghan Trainor is ready for babies. (People)

The best space-themed kids’ books of 2018. (Ars Technica)

Cardi B’s “Money” remixed with a “Mommy” theme. (YouTube)

The percentage of women directing movies dropped in 2018. (Salon)

Writing about your kids online—yay or nay? (Washington Post)

A study finds most Americans support gene-editing babies. (PBS)

How some airlines are catering to children. (The New York Times)

One mother on her 15-year-old’s leukemia diagnosis. (The New York Times)

How to turn schools into happier places. (The Atlantic)

It’s all hands on deck to find the killer of 7-year-old Jazmine Barnes. (Shaun King)

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