The Motherlode: Our Top Weekly Links

Written by Katie Hintz-Zambrano
1:25 pm
06/28/19

The migrant child crisis reaches new heights. (Families Belong Together, HuffPo, Axois)

A heartbreaking photo of a migrant father and daughter who drowned at the border sparks outrage. (Reuters, CNN)

When detained children are forced to parent other detained children. (The Atlantic, Boston Herald)

Why U.S. border control is not accepting donations for kids in custody. (CNN)

Actress Ryan Michelle Bathe on why she and husband Sterling K. Brown will not be spanking their sons. (People)

In the first round of Democratic presidential debates, the “dad card” was used, while the “mom card” was not. (The Atlantic)

Alanis Morissette on pregnancy at 45. (Self)

Writer Jean E. Carroll accuses Trump of sexual assault. (The Atlantic)

The largest study ever on African-American teens and rising suicidal behaviors. (Medical Xpress)

Bridging the LGBTQ generation gap. (The Atlantic)

Dwayne Wade on supporting his son during Pride. (LGBTQ Nation)

Curing “mommy brain” with crossword puzzles. (The New York Times)

Nipsey Hussle’s partner, mother, grandmother, and other family members accept his posthumous BET Humanitarian Award. (Newsweek)

What if teachers didn’t focus so much on individual achievement? (The Atlantic)

How to talk to kids about climate change. (The New York Times)

The benefit of interactive toys for hospitalized kids. (Reuters)

Mindy Kaling on motherhood and turning 40. (Haute Living)

Why kids need to learn about gender. (TED)

A link between migraines during pregnancy and complications for babies and moms. (Reuters)

Would you pluck your baby’s eyebrows? (Moms.com)

A camp counselor’s tricks for motivating kids. (Lifehacker)

Kobe and Vanessa Bryant had their fourth daughter, and named her Capri Kobe. (USA Today)

Eva Longoria and her son Santiago are on the August cover of Parents. (Parade)

Guiding mothers and babies through the opioid crisis. (The New York Times)

5 ways to help teens cope with stress. (USA Mental Health Aid)

How to respond to teen’s “emotional eruptions.” (The Atlantic)

Do kids belong in the workplace? (Slate)

Google’s trying to teach kids how to spot fake news. (TechCrunch)

Why poor and rich neighborhoods are so geographically close. (The Atlantic)

What to do if someone “steals” your baby name. (HuffPo)

When pediatricians dole out parenting advice. (The Atlantic)

Helping kids with test anxiety. (The New York Times)

A crash course of Yale’s “happiness class.” (The Atlantic)

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