The Motherlode: Our Top Weekly Links

Written by Katie Hintz-Zambrano
11:00 am
04/24/20

Ashley Graham, Sienna Miller, and other fashion-y celebs open up about how they’re sheltering in place. (Vogue)

Michelle Obama teamed up with PBS Kids and Penguin Random House for a new Monday story time. (CNN, YouTube)

How the pandemic created an additional crisis for many of the 21 million U.S. students with special needs. (The Atlantic)

Understanding the surging rates of anxiety and depression in our kids. (NPR)

How to help your children get along while they’re cooped up together. (PBS Kids)

On black womanhood, black motherhood, and systemic harm. (Essence)

The latest on America’s formula shortage. (USA Today)

Life as a single mother and ICU doctor. (BBC)

What a handful of school districts are doing to feed hungry students at home. (Vox)

Jodie Turner-Smith and Joshua Jackson welcomed their daughter. No word on a name yet. (People)

Meanwhile, Chloe Sevigny is due any day now. (People, Instagram)

What black women need to know about their maternal health. (MOTHER)

A cool “walking water rainbow” experiment for kids. (Mommy Poppins)

Playful drawing sheets from PJ brand Dodo Banana. (Dodo Banana)

A new study found the carbon footprints of parents in Sweden are 25% larger than non-parents. (Wyoming Public Media)

Helping teens and young adults during this turbulent time. (NPR)

Teen tennis phenom Coco Gauff on battling a “dark mindset.” (Behind the Racquet)

Welcome to “Mom’s School of Excellence.” (Offor)

10 ways to spice up your homeschooling routine. (Thrive Global)

How to mend your (and your kids’) clothing. (MOTHER)

Betsey Johnson on being a working single mother and much more. (NPR)

When you’re “not a math person” and your kid needs your help. (The New York Times)

A new study of 12,000 black American teens finds that school- and community-based sexual health programs help boost condom use and abstinence. (U.S. News & World Report)

30 questions to ask your dad. (Men’s Variety)

What teens are laughing at on TikTok. (Mother Jones)

The best children’s books about gardening, spring, and nature. (MOTHER)

A new study finds nursing for three months is associated with an 18% lower risk of ovarian cancer, and a 34% lower risk if you breastfeed for over a year. (The New York Times)

Cyndi Lauper on trying to be a mom that fit in. (People)

Will teens really “never be the same” after this pandemic? (CNN)

Soccer star Hope Solo welcomed twins, Vittorio Genghis and Lozen Orianna. In 2018 she suffered a miscarriage while also carrying twins. (People)

Helping teens with borderline personality disorder (BPD). (McLean)

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