The Motherlode: Our Top Weekly Links

Written by Katie Hintz-Zambrano
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Anderson Cooper welcomed his first child, a son named Wyatt Morgan, via surrogate. (CNN)

Gigi Hadid confirmed she’s pregnant (and “sources” say it’s a girl). (YouTube)

What it might look like to safely reopen schools. (KQED)

Why workplace lawsuits over the “motherhood penalty” might be fueled by the COVID-19 crisis. (Bloomberg)

The heart-wrenching story of Amber Isaac, a black mother whose worst fears were realized when she died in childbirth. (Essence, GoFundMe)

Ashlee Simpson Ross is pregnant with her third child. (Instagram)

Lea Michele is reportedly pregnant. (Teen Vogue)

So is Katherine Schwarzenegger. (E!)

H&M’s new mommy-and-me looks, just in time for Mother’s Day. (H&M)

What prenatal care looks like during the pandemic (and possibly the future). (The New York Times)

Clever coupons for a Mother’s Day spent in quarantine. (Bravery)

Have you read your May horoscope yet? (MOTHER)

Three things lockdowns have revealed about working while parenting. (The New York Times)

For laughs: Kristen Bell and Ashley Graham live from quarantine. (YouTube)

For the first time ever, Ace+Jig is having a kids’ sample sale online. (Ace+Jig)

How remote schooling is breaking some parents. (The New York Times)

Why some kids are happier right now. (CNN)

The fragility of teens’ mental health as they take on more adult responsibilities. (Time)

Teens, quarantine, and sexting. What you should know. (The New York Times)

All the different ways we’re grieving now. (The Atlantic)

A new book about a little girl and her bedtime bonnet. (NPR, Amazon)

Creating screen-life balance. (The New York Times)

HBO debuted its Autism: The Sequel movie, which follows up with the children who starred in the original 2006 documentary. (HBO)

Why playing board games with your kids can feel downright soothing. (The New York Times)

Alanis Morissette on going through menopause while breastfeeding. (The Mirror)

Angelina Jolie says she “never thought [she] could be anyone’s mom” before having kids. (MSN)

Naomi Watts is on TikTok with her kid, Kai. (People)

Gender reveals just aren’t the same these days. (NPR)

What to ask right now instead of “how are you doing?” (The Atlantic)

My Mommy’s Boyfriend, a new book about child sexual abuse from an inspiring survivor. (PR Newswire, Don’t Touch Me)

What to do if you suspect your child has autism. (The New York Times)

The best moments from the Sesame Street x CNN town hall. (CNN)

Boris Johnson and his fiancé Carrie Symonds welcomed a new baby boy. (BBC)

High school seniors are using Instagram to make yearbooks. (The New York Times)

How to help kids who are feeling anxious and lonely. (Los Angeles Times)

Food Network star Duff Goldman will release a baking cookbook for kids this fall. (Red Tricycle)

Tips on motivating your kids during the pandemic. (CNN)

Amy Schumer is taking a break from IVF during self-isolation. (People)

Shahs of Sunset star Golnesa ‘GG’ Gharachedaghi had a baby boy, Elijah Javad. (People)

Richard Geere just became a “new dad” again at 70. (People)

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