The Motherlode: Our Top Weekly Links

Written by Katie Hintz-Zambrano
9:00 am
12/23/16

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RIP Franca Sozzani of Vogue Italia. (Vogue)

Seven powerful essays about motherhood, career, and redefining success. (The Atlantic)

A holiday must-read: Kids around the world reveal their favorite toy. (Business Insider)

How pregnancy changes a woman’s brain and primes her for motherhood. (Scientific American)

Zooey Deschanel is pregnant with her second child. (TooFab)

Do you have “family jetlag?” (The New York Times)

U.S. babies are more social, but less cuddly, than other kids. (TIME)

Today’s Americans are having less children. (USA Today)

Blake Lively and Ryan Reynolds reveal their second daughter’s name: Ines. (Us)

Meanwhile, Kobe and Vanessa Bryant named their daughter Bianka. (Instagram)

RIP China Machado. (The New York Times)

Infertility, IVF, and being sold a fertility fantasy. (The New York Times)

Social media makes kids less happy in almost every way. (Quartz)

Queer parents vs. Trump. (Slate)

Inside Katherine Hiegl’s baby shower. (People)

Lin-Manuel Miranda’s mother on fighting for reproductive rights. (Vogue)

Nicole Kidman gets emo about being an older mother. (ET)

Infertile couples are turning to crowdsourcing sites to pay for fertility treatment. (NPR)

An argument for diversity in Santas. (The New York Times)

D.C. gets generous with its new paid family leave policy. (Slate)

Selena Gomez might have frozen her eggs. (OK!)

Parents of healthy kids have these 10 things in common. (Business Insider)

Baby-naming trends for 2017. (Today)

Longer antibiotic treatments work better for kids with ear infections. (NPR)

Explaining America to your Black son. (The Atlantic)

Why U.S. kids are increasingly less likely to out earn their parents. (NPR)

School discipline in a post-Obama world. (The Atlantic)

What Reese Witherspoon is getting her kids for Christmas. (People)

The problem with baby food and formula around the globe. (The New York Times)

A review of kids’ flick Sing. (The Atlantic)

Tori Spelling’s baby #5 will be a boy. (AOL)

Mark Zuckerberg built an AI robot that can entertain a toddler. (Facebook)

RIP Zsa Zsa Gabor. (The Atlantic)

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