The Motherlode: Our Top Weekly Links

Written by Katie Hintz-Zambrano
10:30 am
06/22/18

Photo Via Slate

Melania Trump visits immigrant children separated from their parents at the Mexico-Texas border wearing a jacket that says “I really don’t care. Do you?” (NPR)

A look at separated children being taken to New York City. (The Cut)

The cruelty of the “no hugging” policy enforced at border facilities holding children. (The Atlantic)

How separating children from their parents can permanently damage their brains. (The Atlantic)

Eva Longoria welcomes her son Santiago Enrique and speaks out on the border crisis. (Instagram)

Cardi B is naked and very pregnant on the cover of Rolling Stone, talks baby shower plans, etc. (Rolling Stone)

When children say they’re trans. (The Atlantic)

New Zealand prime minister Jacinda Ardern had a baby girl, becoming the first sitting head of state to give birth in almost three decades. (NPR)

Beyonc√© and Jay-Z go “Apeshit.” (The Atlantic)

A father opens up about his wife’s suicidal thoughts. (Today)

RIP Antwon Rose, an unarmed black teen killed by Pittsburg police. He wrote a poem just two years ago about being confused and afraid, and not becoming a statistic. (CNN)

Family separation in America is nothing new. (Salon)

Janet Jackson on motherhood as “the height of happiness” and the history of her depression. (Essence, PageSix)

The age of distracted parenting. (The Atlantic)

Are baby food pouches a “gateway” to bad eating habits? (The New York Times)

The controversial history of the 1995 “word gap” study. (The Atlantic)

A black father’s biggest fear in raising white children. (Quartz)

Kate Spade’s father dies one day ahead of his daughter’s funeral. (Today)

Ne-Yo and his wife Crystal welcomed a son, Roman Alexander-Raj. (People)

Keeping children safe at the beach or pool. (The New York Times)

The children working in America’s tobacco fields. (The Atlantic)

How to have a tween- and teen-friendly vacation. (The New York Times)

When you break your ankle doing a gender reveal. (Inside Edition)

Candice Swanepoel had a second baby boy. (Instagram)

Why rich, white girls are struggling in math. (The Atlantic)

Christina Aguilera on taking her daughter on tour with her. (People)

The benefits of tummy time. (The New York Times)

A first look at Behati Prinsloo and Adam Levine’s second daughter, Gio. (Instagram)

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