The Motherlode: Our Top Weekly Links

Written by Katie Hintz-Zambrano
11:00 am
11/17/17

Photo Via Instagram/Erykah Badu

Erykah Badu and daughter Puma pose for Vogue Mexico. (Teen Vogue, Instagram)

Beyoncé’s twins, finally revealed! (Daily Mail)

How mothers get caught in an unemployment-child care cycle. (Slate)

Miranda Kerr is expecting her second. (People)

Research links teen depression and suicide attempts to an increase in screen time. (NPR)

Why many parents are scarred of later school start times. (The Atlantic)

Victorian women breastfeeding. (Daily Mail)

Jordin Sparks is pregnant (and married). (People)

When your grumpy teen doesn’t want to talk to you. (The New York Times)

Showtime’s new show, SMILF. (Vulture)

Kim Kardashian had a cherry blossom-themed baby shower for baby #3 (expected via surrogate). (CNN)

Jimmy Fallon’s emotional tribute to his late mother. (NME)

A heart-wrenching story of a 3-year-old who died at an NYC preschool after being fed a grilled cheese sandwich. (GoFundMe)

America’s “care crisis.” (Slate)

An incredible auction for an incredible cause. (Still We Rise)

Are video games bad for kids? (Los Angeles Times)

Cristiano Ronaldo is now a dad of four. (People)

Rose Byrne had a second child. (E!)

Why schools might start lying about attendance rates. (The Atlantic)

A celebration of Black motherhood. (Essence)

Catholic schools have been asked to drop the words “mother” and “father” on admissions forms. (Catholic Herald)

Letting children take “mental health days” off from school. (Forbes)

A kinda creepy baby-in-carriage sculpture up for auction. (Reuters)

Emotionally neglected as a kid? Tips to break the cycle with your own children. (Your Tango)

4.2 million children experience homelessness each year. (NPR)

The quick action of teachers and students in the Rancho Tehama school shooting. (Washington Post)

Getting doctors to stop prescribing codeine to kids. (NPR)

Five holiday movies for teens. (Common Sense Media)

Greta Gerwig on mother-daughter love and angst in Lady Bird. (NPR)

Serena Williams made her first post-baby red carpet appearance at the Glamour Women of the Year Awards. (People)

Making it easier for kids with learning disabilities to do homework. (TechCrunch)

The magic of saying “hello.” (The Atlantic)

Check out the Mother-curated Garmentory x Poketo holiday bundle, perfect for mamas and kids! (Garmentory)

17 baby names banned in France. (HuffPo)

Gene Simmons says women must choose between kids and career, and a bunch of other nonsense. (NY Post)

How to help your children not be a #MeToo. (The New York Times)

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