The Motherlode: Our Top Weekly Links

Written by Katie Hintz-Zambrano
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New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern debuted her newborn daughter, Neve. It has been 30 years since a world leader has been pregnant and given birth in office. (CBS)

An emotional reunion between a mother and her son separated at the border. (WSB-TV)

What Justice Kennedy’s retirement means for reproductive rights. (NPR)

The challenges for doctors treating separated migrant children. (The New York Times)

Heartbreaking footage inside the detention facilities holding immigrant children. (Salon)

The summer care gap. (Better Life Lab)

Inside Cardi B’s Bronx-inspired baby shower. (Vogue)

Why women’s friendships are so complicated. (The Atlantic)

Drake confirmed he has a son. (People)

Another young boy taken way too soon. (Instagram, #JusticeForJunior)

The current “masculinity crisis.” (The Atlantic)

The power of Terry Crews saying #MeToo. (The Atlantic)

U.S. women are postponing motherhood, but not as much as those in other developed nations. (Pew)

Four rules for setting limits with children. (The Atlantic)

Today’s kids do better with the marshmallow test (i.e. the instant gratification test) than kids in the ’60s. (Quartz)

Inside the nursery of Nate Berkus and Jeremiah Brent’s newborn son, Oskar. (People)

The joy of grandparenting. (The New York Times)

Joanna and Chip Gaines named their new baby Crew. (Instagram)

Toys R Us is officially no more. (CBS)

Chanel Iman is having a girl. (Instagram)

Rachel Bilson opens up about co-parenting with her ex Hayden Christensen. (People)

The states that exercise the most and the least. (The Atlantic)

Oh Joy x Freshly Picked. (Freshly Picked)

The Jacksons patriarch, Joe Jackson, dies at 89. (CNN)

How to forgive your father. (GQ)

A case for focusing on trans kids, instead of trans kids’ parents. (The Atlantic)

Many pediatricians don’t know how to handle gender-dysphoric kids. (The Atlantic)

The importance of IRL interactions to combat loneliness. (The New York Times)

J.Lo’s 10-year-old daughter is on the verge of a book deal. (People)

7 outdated slang words, according to Gen Z. (Business Insider)

Cardi B’s baby registry. (TMZ)

Americans love families, but American policies don’t. (The New York Times)

Jell-O launched a line of toys that encourage kids to play with their food. (Amazon, USA Today)

Teaching your kids to be polite to Alexa—yay or nah? (Fast Company)

LeToya Luckett-Walker is pregnant with her first. (People)

Horror at the campground as a father is shot in the head while camping with this two daughters. (ABC)

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