The Motherlode: Our Top Weekly Links

Written by Katie Hintz-Zambrano
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Chrissy Teigen and baby Miles join thousands of others at the Families Belong Together rallies across the U.S. (People)

Serena Williams makes it known that not all women lose weight while breastfeeding. (ESPN)

The reasons why U.S. parents are having fewer babies. (Quartz, The New York Times, The Cut)

Why folks need to stop blaming women for falling birth rates. (Slate)

Slick Woods is pregnant. (Instagram)

The “farm bill” and what it means for poor American kids. (Quartz)

Neve Campbell reveals she’s “madly in love” with her newly adopted baby boy. (Instagram)

Advice for dads via Reddit. (A Plus)

The era of affirmative action may not last much longer, making colleges whiter than ever. (The Atlantic)

Ayesha and Stephen Curry welcomed a son, Canon Jack. (Instagram)

How ICE pressures separated parents to choose deportation. (The Atlantic)

DNA tests are being used to reunite separated migrant families. (The Cut)

A look at some of the lucky families who were not separated at the border. (The Atlantic)

Why teens confess to crimes they didn’t commit. (TED)

The benefits of piano lessons for kids, according to science. (Time)

A review of this weekend’s Marvel release, Ant-Man and the Wasp. (Slate)

Tia Mowry explains her daughter’s name, Cairo Tiahna. (People)

A peek into baby Crew’s nursery, via mama Joanna Gaines. (Instagram)

The problem of generalizing about “America’s schools.” (The Atlantic)

Teaching parents of kids with disabilities to fight back. (NPR)

Assimilation is becoming mandatory in Denmark and across Europe. (Quartz)

At least 8 million babies have been born via IVF over the last 40 years. (CNN)

Gwen Stefani on loving mom life. (ABC)

9 toys that keep kids learning. (The New York Times)

Keyshia Cole is pregnant with her second child. (People)

What it’s like to be a black designer in America right now. (The Business of Fashion)

Toddlers from 3 million years ago could scale trees. (Gizmodo)

Preventing suicide amongst college students. (The New York Times)

Students are suing Michigan because they weren’t taught to read. (The Atlantic)

Michael Bublé and Luisana Lopilato are expecting a girl. (People)

Helping a non-verbal child find his voice. (The New York Times)

Remy Ma is pregnant. (Instagram)

Janet Jackson pays tribute to her late father, Joe Jackson. (ET)

Why teens waiting longer than ever to get a job affects us all. (MSN)

A trans gender man on how his parents struggle to know him. (The Atlantic)

USA Today published a 3-part series on “mom friends.” (Part 1, Part 2, Part 3)

In her forties, child-free, and happy. (The New York Times)

Why babies barely blink. (Live Science)

10 signs you might have unhealthy boundaries with your mother. (HuffPo)

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