The Motherlode: Our Top Weekly Links

Written by Katie Hintz-Zambrano
12:15 pm
10/11/19

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Breastfeeding protests (a.k.a. a massive “nurse-in”) hit London to bring awareness to climate change. (The Guardian)

A giant survey tells us what today’s teens spend money on, watch, eat, and more. (Piper Jaffray)

How America lost the family dinner. (The Atlantic)

Why kids whine. (The New York Times)

Amber Rose had her second son and named him Slash Electric. (Instagram)

Sesame Street features a muppet whose mother struggles with addiction. (CNN)

Who are all of these “feminist” baby books really for? (Slate)

Why IVF has divided France. (The Atlantic)

The origins of the most iconic hospital-issued baby swaddle. (KSBY)

Keira Knightley gave birth to her second child. (People)

A new study finds kids who paint, draw, play music, or read often have higher self-esteem. (Berkeley)

Amazon launched a Kindle for kids. (TechCrunch)

Children in the U.S. are making an average of $30 a week in allowance. (USA Today)

The far-reaching appeal of author/illustrator Sandra Boynton. (The Atlantic)

Saving breast milk during California’s deliberate power outage. (The New York Times)

Why is middle school so hard for so many people? (The Atlantic)

A new study finds nearly 5 million American children are obese. (WebMD)

An argument for pediatricians giving academic failure the same attention as any other complex problem affecting a child. (The New York Times)

The trick Anne Hathaway plays on people asking about her baby’s name. (People)

What to know before beginning your surrogacy journey. (The New York Times)

How turning 40 and having twins made Michelle Buteau a better comedian. (The Cut)

All about “satellite babies” who are raised abroad before returning to the U.S. (The Atlantic)

Lauren Conrad had her baby boy, Charlie Wolf. (Instagram)

Black Lively gave birth to her third child…two months ago. (Elle)

Amy Schumer on going back to work post-baby. (Instagram)

All about uniparental disomy—or inheriting genes from only one parent. (The Atlantic)

How to talk to kids about vaping. (Yale)

Natalie Imbruglia welcomed her first child, a son named Max Valentine. (MSN)

The racism, sexism, and xenophobia in cartoons from the “golden age.” (Funny or Die)

Creating a learning environment where all students feel valued. (Edutopia)

 

 

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