The Motherlode: Our Top Weekly Links

Written by Katie Hintz-Zambrano
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A newborn photo showing how many IVF needles were used in an Arizona couple’s fertility journey goes viral. (The Independent)

How phones are changing the “texture” of family life. (The Atlantic)

The AAP suggests doctors prescribe more play. (The New York Times)

Why it feels horrible to drop your kid off at college. (The Atlantic)

More on Lisa Brennan-Jobs “damning” memoir on her dad, Steve Jobs. (The New York Times)

A loophole that would allow the the government to give teachers guns. (The Atlantic)

New mom Cardi B. psyched everyone out at the VMA’s by carrying a fake baby onstage. (TV Line)

April Love Geary and Robin Thicke are expecting their second baby together. (Instagram)

What twins can teach us about nature vs. nurture. (The New York Times)

How a woman’s hometown—even if she no longer lives there—affects her earnings. (The Atlantic)

Punishment or rewards? Maybe neither. (The New York Times)

The isolating life of raising a potential psychopath. (The Atlantic)

TOMS x Snow White. (TOMS)

The pleasures of overthinking motherhood. (The New Yorker)

How to raise optimistic kids in pessimistic times. (Time)

In praise of rebel kids. (The Atlantic)

Dwayne Wade praises Gabrielle Union for being a star stepmom. (People)

Frequent home moves in children linked to psychosis. (The New York Times)

A handful of reasons LeBron James’ new school is unique. (The Atlantic)

What it’s really like to be black and work in fashion. (The Cut)

When becoming a grandparent allows you to redefine your life. (The New York Times)

The problem with calling everyone “guys.” (The Atlantic)

Goldman Sachs becomes the first company in the UK to pay to send an employee’s breast milk back home to her baby. (The Independent)

Depression in mothers found to impact a child’s immunity and psychological health. (The New York Times)

Sarah Jessica Parker on motherhood and her new kids’ collection for Gap. (Harper’s Bazaar)

Meth-addicted mothers and child abuse. (The Atlantic)

A review of new parenting book Small Animals: Parenting in the Age of Fear. (The New York Times)

A new study finds English school girls rate getting a dream job over motherhood. (Evening Standard)

Racism against black colleges. (The Atlantic)

A $48 face cream for babies. (WSJ)

Students are abandoning Humanities majors. (The Atlantic)

Blake Lively brought her mom to the VMAs. (People)

Pregnant and addicted to heroin. (The Atlantic)

FEED founder Lauren Bush Lauren and her family pose for Hamptons magazine. (Hamptons)

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