The Motherlode: Our Top Weekly Links

Written by Katie Hintz-Zambrano
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Ali Wong’s Netflix special Hard Knock Wife debuts on Mother’s Day. (YouTube)

All hail Beyoncé. (The New York Times)

Why Black women and infants are more likely to die from pregnancy-related causes. (PBS)

Illinois Sen. Tammy Duckworth makes history by becoming the first U.S. senator to cast a vote with a newborn on her lap. (CNN)

The far-reaching benefits of reading aloud to children. (The New York Times)

Khloe Kardashian named her daughter True. (Instagram)

Cardi B already has a baby name picked out. (People)

Clare Danes is pregnant with her second. (E!)

Rachel Weisz, 48, and Daniel Craig, 50, are expecting. (People)

Having kids before 25 or after 35 helps women close the gender pay gap. (World Economic Forum)

Related: The gender pay gap in science is pretty horrifying. (The Atlantic)

The importance of women saying “no” to thankless tasks. (Forbes)

What #MeToo means to teens. (The New York Times)

Barack Obama pens a touching tribute to the Parkland kid activists. (Time)

How culture informs how children see the natural world. (Salon)

Why a statue of the “father of gynecology” had to come down. (The Atlantic)

Pink on raising her kids gender-neutral. (People)

When mothers run for office. (The New York Times)

Jon Stamos, 54, becomes a first-time dad. (People)

How a dad’s pre-conception health affects babies. (CNN)

School dress codes that discriminate. (The New York Times)

In a case that shocked the country, a Manhattan nanny is found guilty of murdering two kids in her care. (Time)

10 powerful 21st century artworks about motherhood. (Deadline)

The majority of teens worry about a school shooting. (Pew Research Center)

A portrait of a family that fled Trump’s U.S.A. (The New York Times)

Kelly Clarkson on calling girls things other than “pretty.” (People)

Courtney Cox on raising a teen. (People)

A new bra for teens, designed by teens. (Fast Company)

Eight kids in Florida are suing the state and Gov. Rick Scott over climate change. (WLRN)

One dad on his family’s decision to raise a child with Down Syndrome. Read the comments, too. (The New York Times)

How too much screen time affects kids’ bodies and brains. (Forbes)

Teen pregnancy is 5 times more likely for girls in the Texas foster care system. (The Texas Tribune)

Movies to watch with your mom around Mother’s Day. (Esquire)

Cute pictures of royal babies. (Cosmo)

Charlize Theron on motherhood making her loose her mind from time to time. (Us Weekly)

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