The Motherlode: Our Top Weekly Links

Written by Katie Hintz-Zambrano
4:15 pm
11/01/19

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What a bunch of celebrity kids wore for Halloween. (People)

Understanding the signs of parental burnout. (The New York Times)

Research finds the majority of kids have a smartphone by middle school. (Mashable)

Poor kids spend nearly 2 hours more on screens each day than rich kids. (ReCode)

Why “nesting” during pregnancy is a very real thing. (The Atlantic)

Nearly one-fifth of U.K. parents have been forced into quitting their jobs due to childcare costs. (The Independent)

What “cancel culture” means to teens. (The New York Times)

Spotify releases a dedicated kids’ app. (The Verge)

U.S. teens use screens for an average of 7 hours a day (not including school work). (CNN)

The choking hazards not all parents are aware of. (People)

Kerry Washington’s new Netflix show, American Son, is a meditation on motherhood, race, and identity. (Hollywood Reporter)

Instagram fave Eva Chen released her second kids’ book—Juno Valentine and the Fantastic Fashion Adventure. (Amazon)

Ricky Martin and his husband welcomed their fourth child, a boy named Renn. (People)

Pediatricians are now endorsing weight loss surgery for severely obese children and teens. (CNN)

Swedish research on 40-week+ pregnancies is halted after 6 babies die. (The Independent)

Eight nonfiction books about motherhood written by women of color. (Electric Lit)

How discrimination against pregnant athletes persists. (Forbes)

The government will pay you to have babies in these countries. (Yahoo!)

Amazon is launching its first Kindle for kids. (Forbes)

New stats around the motherhood penalty. (Science Daily)

How a proposed government rule could hurt kids receiving free lunch. (PBS)

Should Britain abolish private schools? (The Atlantic)

The worst kind of “mom guilt.” (The New York Times)

How to get work done when your kids are home. (Lifehacker)

Twenty-nine teens talk about their bedrooms. (Man Repeller)

Why Alabama and Virginia are among the worst states for breastfeeding working moms. (Forbes)

What it looks like to track everything your baby does. (Wired)

Kathryn Hahn on motherhood, Mrs. Fletcher, and awakening one’s sexuality. (The Loop)

Drake dressed up as his dad for Halloween. (Fader)

Eva Mendes talks to Kelly Clarkson about motherhood. (ET Canada)

One way to get rid of your kids’ excess toys. (Lifehacker)

 

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