The Motherlode: Our Top Weekly Links

Written by Katie Hintz-Zambrano
12:40 pm
02/24/17

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Hoda Kotb becomes a first-time mom at 52, thanks to adoption. (Today)

Trump withdraws protection for transgender students in public schools to use bathrooms that correspond with their gender identity. (CNN)

Using vaginas as incubators to make IVF cheaper. (Slate)

Feminism is trending at fashion week. (Slate)

When feminism “trending” is problematic. (NPR)

Seven Earth-sized planets are discovered around a nearby star. (The Atlantic)

How Germans teach their kids to play with fire. (The New York Times)

Crushing the patriarchy at home. (The Daily Beast)

Lauryn Hill is now a grandma. (Billboard)

Fewer teens commit suicide when same-sex marriage is legal in their state. (Forbes)

Amber Tamblyn had a baby girl and makes fun of today’s baby names while she’s at it. (Instagram)

How babies learn language, starting in the womb. (The New York Times)

This new Barbie dog gives birth. (ChipChick)

The motherhood penalty is alive and well in the U.K. (Personnel Today)

An argument for raising tiny minimalists. (Becoming Minimalist)

Nanny pride and community. (The New York Times)

“Smart” teens are more likely to smoke pot than tobacco. (Time)

Rainbow babies. (BBC)

Women’s body hair removal as gendered social control. (The Atlantic)

Signs that you should have your toddler checked for celiac disease. (Reuters)

Madonna’s doing a lot of Instagramming of her adorable twins. (Instagram)

Frances Bean Cobain says thank you to her father, Kurt Cobain, on his 50th birthday. (USA Today)

Cheryl Cole debuted her baby bump. (The Daily Mirror)

When the Latino achievement gap first appears in schools. (The Atlantic)

Angelina Jolie ate scorpions with her kids in Cambodia. (E!)

Nick Cannon has a new baby boy named Golden. (People)

Trump’s federal hiring freeze if creating a “military childcare crisis.” (Slate)

Jessica Alba on why she doesn’t “balance” work and kids. (Access Hollywood)

A summary of natural family-planning methods. (Man Repeller)

Mason Disick’s space-themed room. (People)

Meet the 8-year-old star of HBO’s Big Little Lies. (The New York Times)

A dad’s heart-breaking Facebook post. (Facebook)

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