The Motherlode: Our Top Weekly Links

Written by Katie Hintz-Zambrano
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Beyoncé continues her loud, proud, and preggers campaign. (Beyoncé)

Ciara had her baby girl and named her Sienna Princess. (Instagram)

Grief and outrage over the killing of 15-year-old Jordan Edwards. (CNN)

Grab the tissues. Jimmy Kimmel’s emotional monologue about his infant son’s life-threatening heart disease and surgery. (YouTube)

Trumpcare will make being a woman/mother a pre-existing condition. (Slate)

Is your phone use messing with your relationship? (The New York Times)

All the Met Gala fashion, including Serena Williams’ red-carpet baby bump debut. (Vogue)

Might Netflix’s popular 13 Reasons Why actually promote teen suicide? (The Atlantic)

Nikki Reed is pregnant. (Instagram)

Liv Tyler, Ali and Cass Bird, and a bunch of other fashion mamas star in Gap’s new Mama Said… video. (People)

Turns out the U.S. is the only member of the UN that hasn’t agreed on standards for children’s well being. (The Atlantic)

The Trump administration is ending MObama’s school lunch guidance designed to fight childhood obesity. (Slate)

Kim and Kanye are launching a children’s fashion line, TheKidsSupply. (Fader)

A reminder of the importance of play. (The New York Times)

Brad Pitt hints that his parenting woes contributed to his divorce. (Mel)

A first look at Bernie Sanders’ book for teens on how to fight for progressive causes. (Teen Vogue)

Salma Hayek and her mom grace the cover of Hola and talk motherhood. (People)

How teens disguise their depression symptoms. (Newsweek)

Less than half of U.S. babies and toddlers have balanced diets. (Reuters)

The world’s most beautiful families of 2017, according to People. (People)

A black mother and daughter bond—and divide—over natural hair. (The New York Times)

Naomi Watts on teaching her sons to stick up for themselves. (People)

More kids’ movies means way too many movie-related toys. (NY Post)

An argument for rebel kids. (The Atlantic)

When fatherless skater boys become dads. (The New York Times)

Would you edit your baby’s genes to keep them healthy? (The Atlantic)

A new study finds helpful dads lead to less colicky babies. (Philly)

Trayvon Martin to receive a posthumous college degree. (The Atlantic)

Sprout TV is morphing into Universal Kids. (The New York Times)

Joseph Gordan-Levitt and his wife Tasha McCauley are expecting again. (People)

New brain scans that can show if your infant is in pain. (Scientific American)

Coco and Ice-T have a new “mommy”-themed TV show in the works. (Hollywood Life)

Facebook in hot water over letting advertisers target emotionally “insecure” teens. (Business Insider)

Behati Prinsloo describes motherhood as heaven. (E!)

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