The Motherlode: Our Top Weekly Links

Written by Katie Hintz-Zambrano
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Photo Via Instagram/Anne Hathaway

Anne Hathaway announces she’s pregnant with baby #2 and sends her love to other women going through fertility struggles. (Instagram)

Chelsea Clinton had her third child, a son named Jasper. (CBS)

Florida will become the third state in the U.S. to require school lessons on mental health. (CNN)

The conservative argument against paid family leave. (The Atlantic)

Italy is introducing new laws to curb teen phone addiction. (NY Post)

A layered approach to preventing drowning. (The New York Times)

Mother subject Alexa Wilding is back in the hospital with her twin son Lou, whose cancer is back. (GoFundMe, Instagram)

Turns out YouTube videos that are aimed at kids are the site’s most popular, even though the platform claims it’s for 13+. (Ad Age)

Lake Bell on feeling guilt after choosing a home birth that ended up super scary. (USA Today)

When grandparents help hold it all together. (The New York Times)

What to do after you’ve lost your temper with your kids. (Lifehacker)

Working mothers in Germany say they face job discrimination. (NPR)

Macy’s is forced to pull plates that shame “mom jeans”-sized portions of food. (CNN)

The cruelty of Trump’s attack on food stamps. (The New Republic, Washington Monthly)

What happens when you wait to tell your child that they are adopted. (The Atlantic)

Being childfree by choice doesn’t mean you hate kids. (Time)

How to teach kids about healthy eating without food shaming. (The New York Times)

The challenge of parenting two children with undiagnosed special needs. (The Atlantic)

Orange is the New Black star Danielle Brooks shows off her baby bump. (Instagram)

Kelly Rowland is thinking about baby #2. (OK)

When “you’re adopted” is used as an insult. (The Atlantic)

Angela Bassett and Patricia Arquette on their motherhood-themed Netflix movie, Otherhood. (EurWeb)

The documentary For Sama shows the perspective of a mother in war torn Syria. (NPR, YouTube)

12 ways friendship changes when you become a dad. (Fatherly)

When family size isn’t a choice. (The New York Times)

What it means to be a “bad mom.” (The Atlantic)

Kylie Jenner’s toddler Stormi might be coming out with a namesake fashion line. (Page Six)

Blue Ivy gets a singing credit on the Lion King song “Brown Skin Girl.” (YouTube)

Rachel Bilson on dating as a single mom. (Page Six)

The creator of Netflix show Workin’ Moms on her own postpartum depression, mom guilt, and more. (People)

The most popular baby names in Northern Ireland. (BBC)

Has college gotten too easy? (The Atlantic)

Olympic sprinter Allyson Felix is returning to track for the first time since having her daughter. (People)

Selma Blair on being a mother with M.S. (CNN)

Boy Meets World actress Danielle Fishel had a baby boy named Adler. (E!)

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