The Motherlode: Our Top Weekly Links

Written by Katie Hintz-Zambrano
12:45 pm

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The heartbreaking campaign to #BringRaHome highlights the devastating issue of medical kidnapping. (Instagram, GoFundMe, GMA)

A reminder why we mark Black Breastfeeding Week. (Instagram)

An inspiring advocate for moms of color shares her Mother Essentials. (MOTHER)

In just one of countless harrowing scenes out of Afghanistan, an Afghan mother gave birth to a baby girl while aboard a U.S. evacuation plane. (CBS)

How to join the march to the White House in support of Afghan women and girls. And other ways to support remotely. (Vital Voices)

How same-sex parents share the mental load. (The New York Times)

The remote work-fertility connection. (The Atlantic)

Porter highlights caregiving in its many forms, from motherhood to protecting Mother Earth. (Porter)

A talented ceramicist mama invites us over just weeks before welcoming baby #2. (MOTHER)

Padma Lakshmi’s first kids’ book, Tomatoes for Neela, illustrated by MOTHER fave Juana Martinez-Neal, is ready to order! (Amazon, Bookshop)

The naked baby from Nirvana’s Nevermind cover is suing the band. (CNN)

HBO highlights the stories of Latinx mothers (at least one of whom you might recognize!). (YouTube)

Many districts are facing a school bus driver shortage. (The New York Times)

How to host a more Earth-friendly birthday party. (MOTHER)

How parents can ask for more flexibility when offices reopen. (The New York Times)

Beyonce launched IVY Park Kids, alongside her own kiddos. Plus, her cover story for Bazaar. (Ivy Park, Adidas, Bazaar)

Scarlett Johansson and Colin Jost had a baby boy and named him Cosmo. (Elle)

Monica + Andy for Target is here! (Target)

So is Christian Robinson x Target! (Target)

A new kids’ book that teaches kids to embrace their stutter. (Bookshop)

Another new book we’re excited about: A Little Book About…Culture! (A Kids Book About)

Will the new child tax credit end welfare as we know it? (The Atlantic)

Research finds many private schools in the U.S. use inaccurate and racially biased textbooks. (The Guardian)

Why some kids loathe school, and what to do about it. (The Atlantic)

Over 50 cute face masks for kids…and adults! (MOTHER)

Doen’s Warehouse Sale is here! (Doen)

A dreamy work-from-home studio. (Ariel Gordon Jewelry)

Flower sprinkles, anyone? (Clevr)

One mother on love in confinement and facing a tough diagnosis. (MOTHER)

HATCH’s site-wide beauty sale ends today. (HATCH)

Ludacris is now the dad of four daughters. (Instagram)

Awesome brain-boosting STEAM toys for kiddos. (MOTHER)

In case you missed it—the CDC highly recommends pregnant women get vaccinated to protect themselves and their baby. (CDC)

How Amazon killed the name Alexa. (The Atlantic)

Storq has a new color of its beloved diaper change kit. (Storq)

Christina Ricci is pregnant with her second child. (Instagram)

Amanda Gorman on her plans to become president and much more. (WSJ)

It’s almost the end of the month. How did your August horoscope pan out?! (MOTHER)


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