The Motherlode: Our Top Weekly Links

Written by Katie Hintz-Zambrano
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Hoda Kotb is in the process of adopting a third child. (People)

PBS Kids holds a town hall about race and racism. (PBS Kids)

What would happen if Roe vs. Wade is overturned? (The New York Times)

Both Martin Luther King Jr.’s daughter and Jackie Robinson’s daughter condemned Trump for using their fathers’ images in campaign ads. (The Hill, CBS)

How to channel your angst and energy before November 3rd. (The New York Times)

Many women are deciding not to have babies because of the pandemic. (Time)

Nicki Minaj revealed she had a baby boy. (Instagram)

Has the COVID crisis turned your kid into a hermit? You’re not alone. (The New York Times)

What to do about your kid’s obsession with gaming. (Children & Screens)

How the pandemic is impacting children in search of foster care. (Los Angeles Times, The Atlantic)

An incredibly touching essay about having a mother with Schizophrenia. (Black Perspectives)

Red Table Talk takes on the “new epidemic” of mom shaming. (Facebook)

Clover Baby and Oh Joy! teamed up for some really cute PJs, with illustrations inspired by Joy’s new kids’ books. (Clover Baby)

PAW Patrol: The Movie will feature the voices of Kim Kardashian, Tyler Perry, Jimmy Kimmel, Yara Shahidi, Marsai Martin, and Dax Shepard, amongst others. (People)

Why some teens are thriving during quarantine. (The Atlantic)

Ashley Tisdale is having a girl. (Instagram)

A growing number of U.S. parents want 3 or more children. (The New York Times)

The widening education gap for kids with special needs. (The Atlantic)

What forrest floor playgrounds tell us about kids and germs. (Wired)

Sia opens up about adopting one son, but ending up with two. (People)

What Amy Coney Barrett’s nomination says about the pressure on women to be mothers. (Ms.)

Research finds women in states with fewer reproductive health restrictions have healthier babies. (CNN)

How to help children of color navigate racist experiences. (NBC)

The challenge of remote learning for children who stutter. (The New York Times)

New research might make it possible to spot genetic patterns associated with educational performance. (NBC)

Why one father gave his daughter a house for her 13th birthday. (Black Enterprise)

Is there really a safe way to head home for the holidays? (The Atlantic)

World Menopause Day is October 18th. Have the #menopausetalk and check out the new menopause-themed skincare brand State Of. (State Of,

After the death of her father when she was 5-years-old, how one woman created a book and a community for grieving kids. (Publisher’s Weekly, My Forever Guardian)

A study finds children are naturally quick to act on their grudges and slow to return favors. (KSAT)

Kristen Bell launched a line of CBD skincare for moms called Happy Dance. (YouTube, Happy Dance)

Julie Andrews—a.k.a. Mary Poppins—on struggling to juggle work and family, and much more. (Business Insider)

Mena Suvari is pregnant with her first child. (People)

U.S. tennis star Taylor Townsend is expecting her first child. (People)

Advice for picking out books for babies and toddlers. (Sequim Gazette)

A mother in North Carolina filed a lawsuit over her son, who has autism, being handcuffed at school. (CNN)


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