The Motherlode: Our Top Weekly Links

Written by Katie Hintz-Zambrano
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Helping Texans left in devastation. (Today)

How the pandemic hurts working moms. (NPR)

The rise in more serious cases of multisystem inflammatory syndrome in children with COVID-19. (The New York Times)

Meghan Markle is pregnant with baby #2. Her announcement had lots of symbolism. (Town & Country, Today)

Rashida Jones on losing her mother and becoming a mother at the same time. (NPR)

The issue of sending kids to school sick—even in the pre-COVID era. (The Atlantic)

What Black motherhood means to me…moms from coast-to-coast sound off. (MOTHER)

Kristen Wiig revealed her twins’ names: Luna and Shiloh. (Glamour)

Blue Ivy modeled for the new Ivy Park campaign. (People)

Game of Thrones stars and real-life spouses Rose Leslie and Kit Harington welcomed their baby boy. (Page Six)

Kelly Rowland shared some of her birth story and when Beyoncé and Michelle met baby Noah. (ET)

LesserEvil just launched the first ever grain-free, rice-free, vegetable oil-free puffed snack for kids, called Lil’ Puffs! Score 20% off when you enter mothermag20 at checkout. (LesserEvil)

Meanwhile, Linus debuted the coolest bike helmets for kids. (Linus)

Meet the women who become surrogates. (The New York Times)

A GoFundMe has been set up for a mother who was arrested for leaving her children home alone while she worked. (The Hill, GoFundMe)

Father of 10 Eddie Murphy and his daughter/Coming 2 America co-star Bella grace the cover of Essence. (Essence)

Dr. Laura Berman is opening up about losing her 16-year-old son, after he overdosed on drugs bought on Snapchat. (Language of Love Podcast)

How stress is rising in teens right now. (NBC)

Six ways to help kids cope with anxiety and stress during the pandemic. (Insider)

The lasting influencer of a magical teacher. (The New York Times)

Kamala Harris’ stepdaughter, Ella Emhoff, who was signed to IMG post-inauguration, made her modeling debut for Proenza Schouler. (Vogue)

HBO Max is increasing its kids’ content to compete with Netflix and Disney+. (The Verge)

Playboy covergirl Kehlani on how motherhood has made her “this insane sex symbol.” (Complex)

Would Americans have more babies if the government paid them? (The New York Times)

Five reading tips to prevent the “COVID slide.” (MOTHER)

The delayed grief of losing a parent as a chid. (The New York Times)

Mena Suvari and PETA are campaigning for a healthy vegan pregnancy. (People)

Sakara co-founder Whitney Tingle on her new-mama must-haves. (MOTHER)

Taraji P. Henson on how she’s currently getting it all done. (The Cut)

How NASA involved kids in its Mars rover mission. (

A new study proves tougher state gun laws lead to less violence amongst teens. (U.S. News & World Report)

Milla Jovovich on her daughter following in her actress footsteps. (NBC)

The Atlantic is hosting a free online panel event on rebuilding a more equitable education system. (The Atlantic)

Pro surfer Bethany Hamilton welcomed her third son, whom she named Micah. (People)

Uncut Gems actress Julia Fox had a baby boy, Valentino. (Yahoo!)

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