The Motherlode: Our Top Weekly Links

Written by Katie Hintz-Zambrano
6:45 pm
12/28/18

Barack Obama’s favorite books, movies, and songs of 2018. (Facebook)

Achieving workplace equity when dad duties are viewed as temporary and mom duties as forever. (Quartz)

Six ways to be an effective parent in 2019. (The New York Times)

Also: 11 ways to be a better person in 2019. (The New York Times)

Did Grover drop the F-bomb? (People)

Little kids wearing makeup—yay or nay? (The Cut)

The bizarre way American parents think about chores. (The Atlantic)

The ecstasy and agony of being a grandmother. (The New York Times)

Another child—8-year-old Felipe Alonzo-Gomez—died while in custody of U.S. Customs and Border Protection. (The Cut)

When the unspeakable happens to two mom friends. (The Atlantic)

The Washington Post has a new series about raising boys in the #MeToo era. (The Washington Post)

LeBron James on how fatherhood has made him a more effective leader. (CNBC)

Many Americans don’t know their grandparents first names. (The Atlantic)

Why Generation Z won’t have the idols we did. (Salon)

Will Smith and daughter Willow disagree on “Baby It’s Cold Outside.” (People)

Eighteen breakout stars of 2018. (The Atlantic)

The best winter break movies for kids. (Common Sense Media)

Are your children saying “please” and “thank you” to their voice-operated devices? (Lifehacker)

Eddie Murphy and all 10 of his children. (Instagram)

Madonna with 4 of her 6. (Instagram)

The 9 best viral dad videos of 2018. (Fatherly)

Getting through the first holiday without a loved one. (The Atlantic)

Teaching kids to be honest. (NPR)

What deep breathing does to your body. (The Cut)

Remembering a remarkable grandmother. (The Atlantic)

Japan’s new inventions for keeping babies from crying in public. (Quartz)

When “school choice” means a school’s choice. (The Atlantic)

Was 2018 the “year of the daddy?” (The New York Times)

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