MOTHERLODE: OUR TOP WEEKLY LINKS

Written by Katie Hintz-Zambrano
10:00 am
05/23/14

Don’t have time to scour the internet? No worries. We’ve done it for you. Welcome to the weekly Motherlode. Click away! 

From Sally and Trudy to Don and Gene, 36 old-school baby names inspired by Mad Men. (Yahoo!)

Speaking of baby names, HuffPo created a color-coded map showing  2013’s most popular names by state. (Huffington Post)

A new study finds infants that sleep poorly are more likely to suffer from childhood obesity. (Time)

The designers behind Rag & Bone turned their kids’ doodles into high-fashion prints. (Vogue)

How to handle kids who lie. Also, why it’s totally normal. (Slate)

Is teen sexting not that big of a deal? (NPR)

The word “baby bump” has been added to Merriam-Webster’s dictionary, along with 149 other words (“selfie” and “catfish” included). (E! Online)

How to get beachy, wavy hair in a few minutes. (Madewell)

Singer/dancer Ciara welcomed a baby boy on May 19th. She named him Future Zahir Wilburn, after his father. Check the little guy out, throwing up the dueces. (People)

Also, Rachel Bilson and Hayden Christensen are expecting their first baby. (Life&Style)

How to throw a modern Spiderman-themed bday party. (Oh Happy Day)

One mom’s advice for the dreaded “sex talk:” Tell your kids the truth, that sex is primarily for pleasure (not making babies). (Pacific Standard)

A new study shows that prospective parents with high cholesterol face delays in getting pregnant. (Health Day)

Have more time to read? Lucky you! The Atlantic just rounded up “Slightly More Than 100 Fantastic Pieces of Journalism,” including the touching essay “My Mom,” by one of our faves, Mary H.K. Choi. (The Atlantic)

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