The Motherlode: Our Top Weekly Links

Written by Katie Hintz-Zambrano
3:30 pm

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Jessica Chastain welcomed her first baby via a surrogate, and named her Giulietta. (Harper’s Bazaar, Page Six)

Should your kids skip school to go on family vacation? (Slate)

30% of college freshman won’t return for their sophomore year. The holiday season is a trigger. (The New York Times)

Explaining America’s mysterious baby bust. (The Economist)

Why children like “parenting” their toys. (The Atlantic)

Also, why kids love Hatchimals. (Slate)

Diane Kruger welcomed a baby girl earlier this month. (Page Six)

Unless parents lead by example, outdated gender stereotypes remain for our kids. (The Atlantic)

When you’re kid says she’s thankful for “mommy and daddy” but you’re a two-mom family. (The New York Times)

The queer coming-of-age movie has arrived. (The Atlantic)

Celine Dion’s new gender neutral clothing line for kids. (Vox)

Is having a “brosectomy” weekend with the guys now a thing? (The Atlantic)

New gender inclusion policies in some U.S. schools. (The New York Times)

How to properly pluralize your last name on your holiday cards. (Slate)

Helping one’s fair-skinned child embrace his blackness. (The Atlantic)

How one mother evacuated the Northern California wildfires after just undergoing a c-section. (CNN)

Obama suggests Trump has “mommy issues.” (Vibe)

How granting wishes to severely ill children affects their health. (NPR)

A call to screen newborn babies for 22q genetic condition. (BBC)

Mindy Kaling opens up about motherhood and more on Twitter. (DailyMail)

Inside Gray Malin’s baby shower. (People)

How marijuana harms a developing baby’s brain. (Salon)

Jessie J. says she’ll “be a mother” someday, despite being told she will not be able to carry children. (Us Weekly)

Probiotics are found to be ineffective in treating kids with stomach bugs. (NPR)

Ohio Republicans declare motherhood “necessary” for women. (Salon)

The 30-year reign of Lunchables. (The Atlantic)


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Amazon: Various deals, just head over here.

Anthropologie: 30% off.

Ariel Gordon Jewelry: 30% off (code: CHEER2018)

Artifact Uprising: 20% off (code: GIFTJOY).

ASOS: 20% off (code: HELLO20).

Baggu: From 20% off to 30% off. 30% off (code: THIRTYOFF).

Bestowe: 20% off (code: HolidaySale20)

Bitte: 20% off (code: BLACKFRIDAY2018).

CB2: 15% off (code: SAVE15).

Clare V: 20% off select styles (code: HOLIDAY20).

Doen: 25% off.

Free People: 50% off select styles + an extra 25% off sale items.

Gap: 50% off (code: BLKFRIDAY) + an extra 10% (code: TREAT).

Glossier: 20% off.

J.Crew: 40% off (code: TGIF).

Keds: 30% off + 20% off sale items (code: NOCROWDS).

Lulu & Georgia: 25% off (code: BESTEVER).

Merci Milo: Free priority shopping on $100+; free gift with purchase of $150+.

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Modcloth: 30% off $100+, 40% off $200+.

Need Supply Co.: 20% off (code: BACKINBLACK).

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Nordstrom: Up to 60% off.

Oeuf: Up to 40% off.

Old Navy: 50% off.

Outdoor Voices: 40% off select styles.

Parachute: 20% off (code: SALE18).

Peace Towel: 15% off (code: SBS2018)

Pottery Barn Kids: 25% off (code: GIFT25).

The Real Real: Various deals, check ’em out here.

Rudy Jude: 20% off (code: MANYTHANKS18).

Saks Fifth Avenue: Up to 40%-60% off.

Sephora: $15 and under Black Friday deals.

Storq: 20% off (code: THANKSMOM)

Sur La Table: Up to 75% off.

Target: Too many deals to list, just head over here.

Topshop: Up to 50% off.

Tubby Todd: 15% off (code: TUBBYBLACKFRIDAY2018)

Ulta: Up to 40% off.

Urban Outfitters: BOGO 50% off.

Wayfair: Up to 80% off.

West Elm: From 15% to 30% off.

World Market: Buy 1, Get 1 Free or 50% Off, plus 40% off other items.

Zappos: 25% off select styles.

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