The Motherlode: Our Top Weekly Links

Written by Katie Hintz-Zambrano
2:00 pm
08/31/18

Photo Via CNN

An emotional video of Serena Williams and her father. (Instagram)

Why kids want things. (The Atlantic)

Hundreds of children remain separated from their immigrant parents. (CNN)

The complex, split identity of mothers. (The New York Times)

Inside Twins Day—the largest festival for biological twins in the world, in Twinsville, Ohio. (The Atlantic)

The gender divide in preschoolers’ closets. (The New York Times)

A 9-year-old Colorado boy commits suicide after being bullied for being gay. (CNN)

A reminder that LGBTQI youth are at an especially high risk for suicide. (TIME)

KFC is promising $11,000 to the first baby named Harland who is born on Colonel Sanders’ birthday (September 9). (The Atlantic)

Silicon Valley’s plan to fix childcare in the U.S. (Quartz)

What research tells us about father-daughter relationships. (The New York Times)

Doulas for women of color. (The Cut)

Multicultural families, adoption, and racism. (The Atlantic)

Pottery Barn x Harry Potter. (Pottery Barn)

Should you track your teen’s location? (The New York Times)

How the Dutch teach sex-ed. (The Atlantic)

A breakdown of “matrescene”—a.k.a. the process through which a mother is born. (TED)

HPV vaccination rates are rising amongst U.S. teens. (Health Day)

When your company really, really wants you to freeze your eggs. (The New York Times)

Michelle Branch had a son, Rhys James. (Instagram)

The story behind a beloved book on puberty written 20 years ago. (The Atlantic, Amazon)

The books and consultants that help you figure out if you even want to have a child. (The New York Times)

Talking to your kids about porn. (The Atlantic)

How pro athletes manage motherhood. (ESPN)

When is a baby fully protected by vaccines? (The New York Times)

How the women’s suffrage movement improved education for children. (The Atlantic)

YouTube star Gigi Gorgeous on the frustration of pregnancy as a transgender woman. (People)

The “whitening” of Asian Americans. (The Atlantic)

Smoking pot while pregnant. (The Cut)

The life-long cost of getting a for-profit education. (The Atlantic)

Eddie Murphy to be a new dad for the 10th time. (People)

The age at which your self-esteem peeks. (The Cut)

Trump’s new college sexual assault policy. (The Atlantic)

E-Cigarette Juul is under investigation for marketing to teens. (The Cut)

John Legend says he and Chrissy Teigen are open to a third kid. (People)

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