The Motherlode: Our Top Weekly Links

Written by Katie Hintz-Zambrano
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The cutest Beyonce + Blue Ivy gif ever! (Instagram)

This Michelle Obama speech. (The Washington Post)

After Trump’s hot mic admissions, comedian/mama Kelly Oxford gets a million women around the world to share their horrifying sexual assault stories. (NPR)

More American women want to become mothers, with two kids deemed ideal. (U.S. News & World Report)

Janet Jackson officially announces her pregnancy with a photoshoot. (People)

Obama signs a law requiring changing rooms in all public male bathrooms. (CNN)

If parenthood makes us unhappy (statistically speaking), why do we keep doing it? (Washington Post)

Serena Williams opens up to Fader about her legacy. (Fader)

Why flexible job opportunities are key for millennial moms. (Forbes)

Geri Howell (a.k.a. Ginger Spice) is pregnant with her second. (Instagram)

Why some men dread having sons. (The New York Times)

Peep these new Rainbow Babe and Rainbow Mama tees for families that’ve suffered miscarriages. (Jessica Zucker)

Tired of living in your phone/the internet? Us, too. (New York Magazine)

Kids in the U.S. are some of the least fit in the world. (Daily News)

How having a poor childhood affects Sarah Jessica Parker’s parenting. (People)

Three ways to get kids to eat better. (The New York Times)

Stokke is celebrating 10 million Tripp Trapp chairs with a limited-edition release. (Stokke)

Why for-profit education often fails. (The Atlantic)

The stylist behind Solange. (The New York Times)

How to have smarter kids. (U.S. News & World Report)

Will teaching girls that looks don’t matter backfire? (Salon)

Why some IVF experts discourage multiple births. (The New York Times)

Candice Swanepoel’s baby boy, Anacã, is here. (Instagram)

Using this common anti-depressant during pregnancy might affect your kids’ speech. (WebMD)

Meet CoverGirl’s first CoverBoy. (The New York Times)

An inspiring book about kick-ass women. (Amazon)

How to walk past a pack of teens without drawing attention. (The New Yorker)

Your favorite Blabla characters, now in books! (Blabla Kids)

When to worry about your picky eater. (The New York Times)

The cutest new moses baskets by Indego Africa x Design Dua. (Indego Africa)

How motherhood inspired Annette Bening’s role in 20th Century Women. (Variety)

Gwyneth Paltrow on following her daughter’s lead. (People)

Why your mom is ruling at Instagram. (Manrepeller)

A night out with Melissa Etheridge and her daughter. (The New York Times)

Tig Notaro on what excites her most about motherhood. (Gothamist)

Do hurricanes really induce labor? (The Atlantic)

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