The Motherlode: Our Top Weekly Links

Written by Katie Hintz-Zambrano
1:30 pm
08/19/22

Photo via Bluey

What Bluey gets right about modern parenting. (Slate, NPR)

Multiple studies show it was moms (not dads) who shouldered most of the physical and mental burden during the pandemic. (The Atlantic)

Advocates for Title X—a federal program offering birth control and reproductive health care to low-income patients—worry that contraception may go the same way as abortion. (NPR)

A new three-parent technique could help trans men have babies more easily. (MIT Technology Review)

The upcoming HBO release Katrina Babies offers an intimate look at the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina and its impact on the youth of New Orleans. (HBO)

A Black mother filed a lawsuit against Los Angeles Unified School District after her daughter was asked to participate in a cotton picking project in order to learn about slavery. (NBC)

Hoda Kotb on the joy of becoming a mom at 52. (People)

Adrienne Bailon welcomed her first baby—a boy named Ever James. (Instagram)

Baby Tula’s brand-new, plant-based Hemp Baby Carriers are here! (MOTHER, Baby Tula)

The USA Mullet Championships have arrived. And these are the children finalists. (NPR)

To mom group or not to mom group? (Washington Post)

An inspiring writer, model, and budding activist invites us over. (MOTHER)

A devastating fact: Kids who witness their parents shot to death rarely get help for their trauma. (Washington Post)

An Oklahoma mom went viral after posting a video showing her going over active shooter drills with her young son, who carries a bulletproof backpack. (CBS, TikTok)

Adele says she definitely wants more kids. (Elle)

One mom’s takeaways while raising non-binary kids. (MOTHER)

The growing apprehension of many non-parents. (The Atlantic)

Appalling proof of continued racism in the U.S. housing market. (The New York Times)

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