The Motherlode: Our Top Weekly Links

Written by Katie Hintz-Zambrano
5:25 pm
11/30/18

Photo Via Victor Medina

Children and adults are tear-gassed at the border. (CNN)

Real stories from the women, children, and men traveling on the caravan. (Elle)

After years of decline, the number of uninsured children in the U.S. is now up. (NPR)

American dads prefer sons and mothers prefer daughters. (The Atlantic)

Why New York lags behind in unmedicated childbirth. (The New York Times)

From gender reveals to promposals, are Americans over-celebrating life events? (The Atlantic)

Parents are rejoicing about this toy vacuum that actually works. (Amazon)

The sociologist who coined the term “emotional labor” says we’re using it wrong. (The Atlantic)

Madonna posted a rare snap of her 6 kids all together. (Instagram)

For gorillas, being a good dad is sexy. (Washington Post)

How a mother’s time of puberty is linked to her children’s time of puberty. (Reuters)

Glamour in print is no more. (The Cut)

Also, Tavi Gevinson’s Rookie magazine folded. (The Cut)

The strange phenomenon of L.O.L. Surprise Dolls. (The Atlantic)

The changing way parents are reacting to their children coming out. (The Atlantic)

New York kid street style. (The New York Times)

How to raise children who aren’t entitled. (USA Today)

A new movie (and Cannes favorite) about a Japanese family of shoplifters. (The Atlantic, YouTube)

How to help teens be safer drivers. (The New York Times)

Where U.S. college students end up at the end of a late night. (The Atlantic)

How a lack of diversity in STEM affects the black maternal health crisis. (Houston Chronicle)

Bode Miller on his newborn son and moving forward after his daughter’s drowning death. (People)

Catching up with the ladies of the Cool Moms podcast. (Elle)

Snooki is pregnant with baby #3. (Instagram)

The fallacy of the “I turned out fine” argument. (The New York Times)

Watch kids try 100 years worth of school lunches. (Bon Appétit)

9 terrible sentences men wrote about sex in 2018. (The Cut)

U.S. teens think social media is good for them, but have some worries, too. (Market Watch)

The “satanic evil” of child sex abuse in the Catholic church. (The Atlantic)

A mother of a toddler who died after leaving an immigration detainment facility sues the U.S. government for $60M. (CNN)

Oprah pays tribute to her late mother. (Instagram)

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