The Motherlode: Our Top Weekly Links

Written by Katie Hintz-Zambrano
2:00 pm
01/29/21

Photo Via New York Times

R.I.P. to the iconic, boundary-breaking Cicely Tyson. (The New York Times, The Root, Elle)

The myth that keeps men from doing chores. (The Atlantic)

Conflicting advice on pregnant women and COVID-19 vaccines. (The New York Times)

Halsey is expecting with her first child, a rainbow baby. (Instagram)

Marie Kondo is pregnant with her third. (Instagram)

Steph Curry wore custom “girl dad” sneakers, illustrated with images of Kobe and Gianna Bryant, to mark one year since their tragic deaths. (Yahoo!)

A “baby” aspirin a day might help prevent pregnancy loss. (The New York Times)

Just 2% of teens are eating enough vegetables. (Health Day)

Olympic runner and motherhood advocate Alysia Montaño breastfed her son while being interviewed by Tamron Hall. (YouTube)

An argument for opening schools. (The Atlantic)

Lil Nas X is officially a New York Times‘ best-selling author, thanks to his kids’ book, C is for Country. (iHeart, Amazon)

How the pandemic killed casual friendships. (The Atlantic)

A study finds inserting an IUD might work well as “morning after” contraception. (The New York Times)

Gabrielle Union and Dwayne Wade are writing a kids’ book called Shady Baby, inspired by their daughter. (Essence, Amazon)

Lupita Nyong’o just added a personal audio narration to her best-selling children’s book, Sulwe. (People)

Poet Amanda Gorman and Kamala Harris’ stepdaughter Ella Emhoff both scored IMG modeling contracts post-inauguration. (CNN, L.A. Times)

Is everyone in your house breaking down? You’re not alone. (The Atlantic)

When parents try to discredit a child’s sexual abuse claims. (The Cut)

How to gently deal with a child’s weight gain (during the pandemic or otherwise). (The New York Times)

Kate Moss and her daughter, Lila, walked the Fendi runway together. (Dazed)

7 albums for kids that parents will like too. (The New York Times)

A supremely comfy jogger good for pregnancy and after pregnancy. (Storq)

April Love Geary on why she elected to have a c-section three times. (MSN)

A study from Britain finds too much screen time can make toddlers more distractible. (U.S. News & World Report)

Grimes gave her baby, X Æ A-Xii, a “Viking”-style haircut. (Today)

The big business of celebrity pregnancies. (The New York Times)

Because we could all use a little baby panda footage right now. (Seattle Times)

 

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