The Motherlode: Our Top Weekly Links

Written by Katie Hintz-Zambrano
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10 state attorneys general have launched an investigation into the potential harms of Instagram on children and teens. (CNN)

Ahmaud Arbery’s mother and father react to the “guilty” verdict against his murderers. (ABC, CNN)

60+ children’s books created by Indigenous authors and illustrators. (MOTHER)

What slavery looked like in the West. (The Atlantic)

How abortion activists in Mexico are providing aid to women in Texas. (The New Yorker)

Adele opens up about motherhood, postpartum depression, divorce, and more with the release of her new album, 30. (Self, Yahoo)

A new study reports a chemical commonly found on newborn babies’ heads triggers higher aggression in women, but not in men. (USA Today)

All over the country, people are honoring domestic work by sharing stories of appreciation for caregivers and domestic workers. (Honor Domestic Work)

Little Tikes launched a Pelaton-like toy bike for kids. (Amazon, CNN)

Our latest gift guides for Kids, Tweens, and Teens! (MOTHER, MOTHER)

Plus, 50+ Black Friday sales to shop now. (MOTHER)

A survey found that about 44% of non-parents in the U.S. aged 18-49 said they were unlikely to have children. (Yahoo)

Social media’s dangerous experiment on teen girls. (The Atlantic)

Freida Pinto had her first baby, a boy named Rumi-Ray. (Instagram)

Blue Ivy rapped a few of Jay-Z’s famous lyrics to introduce him into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame. (ET)

Dodo Banana teamed up with Les Gamins for a feelings-based mini-collection. (Dodo Banana)

A new study indicates marijuana use during pregnancy can impact children’s development and behavior. (The New York Times)

Why baby formula is getting harder to find in the U.S. (CNN)

If you haven’t watched King Richard, be sure to put it on your list. (HBO Max)

Why young people are more optimistic in poorer nations. (The New York Times)

Gabrielle Union on why she finds the term “step parent” annoying. (Yahoo)

All about Mike Mill’s new parenthood-focused film, C’mon, C’mon, starring Joaquin Phoenix and Gaby Hoffman. (Boston Globe, Deadline)

How the loss of a child takes a physical toll on the heart. (The New York Times)

The EYE MAMA photo project documents pandemic-era motherhood. (Vogue)

Molly Sims’ launched a new mommy-and-me collection with Cleobella. (Cleobella)

The heightened risk of suicide in Black children. (The New York Times)

Tiffany Haddish on why she’s putting motherhood and adoption on the back burner for a bit longer. (Atlanta Black Star)

“It’s a rough story about motherhood, above all,” says Pedro Almodóvar of his new film, Parallel Mothers, starring Penélope Cruz. (Deadline)

The families of ten people killed at Sandy Hook Elementary won their defamation case against conspiracy theorist Alex Jones who claimed the mass murder was a hoax. (The New York Times)

Why some young people see the world’s future as too dark to procreate. (The New York Times)

Meet the kids making the digital world a kinder place. (CNN)

Inside Sydel Curry-Lee’s Pottery Barn Kids nursery for her baby boy on the way. (People)

Why you should embrace emodiversity (a.k.a. getting to know obscure emotions). (The Atlantic)

Heirloom-worthy gifts for all ages. (MOTHER)

Plant lover? We adore this brand-new house plants-inspired stationery collection by Carolyn Suzuki. (Carolyn Suzuki Goods)

Christina Ricci and her baby bump star in a new Marc Jacobs campaign. (Instagram)

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