The Motherlode: Our Top Weekly Links

Written by Katie Hintz-Zambrano
3:00 pm
07/31/20

Photo Via Black Is King

The visual feast that is Black Is King, plus all the times Beyoncé’s kids made cameos. (E! x 2)

Ciara welcomed her son, Win Harrison. (Instagram)

The options beyond re-opening schools. (The Atlantic)

Setting your kid up for success with remote learning. (The New York Times)

Watch Barack Obama’s touching eulogy for John Lewis. (CNN)

Barbie released a campaign-themed doll gift set, complete with a Black presidential candidate, campaign manager, campaign fundraiser, and voter. (Amazon, Yahoo!)

Sophie Turner and Joe Jonas had a baby girl and named her Willa. (ET)

After 3 years of TTC, Hannah Bronfman is pregnant with her first child. (Instagram)

A classroom designed to teach traumatized students. (The Atlantic)

The great “au pair rush” of 2020. (The New York Times)

Tips for transitioning back to daycare or preschool. (MOTHER)

An “MSNBC parent” is the new “BBC dad.” (Today)

Join the “Mother’s Rally” in New York this weekend, demanding justice and better care for Black mothers. (Save A Rose Foundation)

A video montage of 100 years of baby fashion trends. (Glamour)

The New York Times released its new education-themed podcast, Nice White Parents. (The New York Times)

Will kids follow the pandemic rules at school? (The Atlantic)

Thanks to the coronavirus, more women are forced to miscarry at home. (The New York Times)

The heartbreaking reason Tiffany Haddish fears motherhood. (Today)

What Portland’s “wall of moms” says about motherhood and race in America. (NPR)

The mother of slain Fort Hood soldier Vanessa Guillén pleads for justice and reform. (Dallas News)

Kerry Washington on talking to her kids about the “two pandemics” currently happening. (People)

MOTHER fave Jodie Patterson has a new book about her son Penelope and it’s available to pre-order now! (Amazon)

Another one to pre-order: The Motherlode, a book exploring the history of hip-hop’s founding mothers. (Amazon)

The mental health crisis affecting African American teens. (The Conversation)

What parents of babies and toddlers need now for their mental health. (Psychology Today)

TaLisha Grzyb, a disability influencer and mom of 3, just wrote a COVID-themed kids’ book. (ABC, Amazon)

How to explain vaccines to children. (Vox)

Up to 1,000 babies born to surrogate mothers remain stranded in Russia. (The Guardian)

Ashley Graham proudly revealed her stretch marks during a bikini shoot. (Instagram)

A first look at Nicki Minaj rapping with a baby bump. (Instagram)

A daughter whose father died from COVID-19 on her message-sending mask. (11 Alive)

What we know—so far—about how tech affects teenagers’ brains. (Vox)

Walking Dead star Sonequa Martin-Green welcomed her second child, a daughter named Saraiyah Chaunté, at home. (Instagram)

Cameron Diaz on life with baby Raddix. (People)

The story of a 2-dad couple who welcomed two babies, 5 weeks apart. (GMA)

Model Hilary Rhoda discusses her newborn son, Nash Hollis’, scary birth. (People)

Why the post-coronavirus baby bust will be bad for the economy. (Bloomberg)

Research finds 1 in 3 children are exposed to damaging levels of lead. (NPR)

An argument for raising entrepreneurial kids. (Forbes)

Coco Rocha is expecting her third child—a girl. (People)

Kehlani on motherhood, drive-in concerts, and more. (Complex)

90 Day Fiancé stars Anny and Robert welcomed baby girl Brenda Aaliyah. (People)

How COVID-19 led to seven stillborn babies born at one Zimbabwe hospital. (BBC)

Golf pro Camilo Villegas and his wife Maria lost his 22-month-year-old daughter, Mia, to cancer. (People, Instagram)

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