The Motherlode: Our Top Weekly Links

Written by Katie Hintz-Zambrano
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Diddy—and his kids—grace the cover of Essence and he discusses fatherhood in the wake of his long-time love Kim Porter’s death. (Essence, People)

The World Health Organization says no screen time for kids under 2. (Gizmodo)

How the immediate playback of videos and pictures via smartphones is changing our children’s memories. (The New York Times)

The less discussed segregation going on within America’s schools. (The Atlantic)

How the U.S.’s obsession with long work hours has widened the gender pay gap. (The New York Times)

Parenting like a data-driven economist. (The Atlantic, The Cut)

Putting down your phone could help you live longer. (The New York Times)

Even Elmo wants you to put down your phone. (Quartz)

One in five U.S. kids don’t drink water—but they do drink sugary alternatives. (Gizmodo)

How to car camp with your kids. (Outside Magazine)

Grappling with a child’s genetic disorder. (The Atlantic)

Al Roker on raising a son with special needs. (People)

What it’s like to work in one of America’s most racially segregated schools. (The Atlantic)

Teaching tolerance and acceptance after a gay child’s suicide. (NBC)

The risks of long commutes during pregnancy. (The New York Times)

Nancy Pelosi praises her mother at the TIME 100 gala. (Time)

Lifestyle might trump genetics in causing cavities. (The New York Times)

How to talk to an anti-vax friend or relative. (The Atlantic)

These unsafe sleep practices are causing the majority of infant suffocation deaths. (The New York Times)

Porsha Williams has a new RHOATL spin-off, Porsha’s Having A Baby. (People)

Jenna Bush Hager is pregnant with a third child and it’s a boy. (People)

7 ways to deal with traveling often while raising a family. (The New York Times)

From student debt relief to universal childcare—a guide to Elizabeth Warren’s many 2020 policy proposals. (The Cut)

T.V. host Tamron Hall, 48, had her first baby, a boy named Moses. (Instagram)

LEGO’s new bricks that teach kids to read braille. (The Journal)

Kelly Clarkson and her daughter River Rose star in a new music video for the Ugly Dolls soundtrack. (People)

Air New Zealand’s planes have beds for babies. (Fast Company)

What kids cost…in Germany. (Slate)

Matthew Knowles (Beyonce’s father) is supposedly working on a Destiny’s Child musical. (Rolling Stone)

Today’s kids are so over driving. (WSJ)

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