The Motherlode: Our Top Weekly Links

Written by Katie Hintz-Zambrano
10:00 am
07/08/22

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Jhene Aiko and Big Sean are expecting. (People, Instagram)

The familiar wave of emotions after yet another mass shooting. (The Atlantic)

The horrific story of a toddler orphaned after his parents were murdered in Chicago. (Oregon Live, CBS News)

An adoptee and new mom on embracing radical care-giving in a post-Roe world. (MOTHER)

A shortage in child care and elder care workers is preventing moms from re-entering the workforce. (New York Times)

A Texas woman’s out-of-state abortion story. (Newsweek)

The additional challenge of getting an abortion in the rural West. (ABC)

An argument for designing cities around the needs of kids. (The Atlantic)

The “painful truths” about motherhood, increasingly explored in film. (BBC)

Adele says ideally she’d want a couple more kids. (Billboard)

Turns out, Elon Musk is father to an additional pair of twins no one knew about. (CBS)

How one Minnesota summer camp provides a safe haven for LGBTQ+ teens. (Yahoo!)

A new picture book with a Jamaican food theme. (Amazon, Bookshop)

Best-selling author Emma Straub has teamed up with Blanca Gomez for her first kid-lit book, Very Good Hats. (Amazon)

40+ travel accessories to make your next family trip smoother. (MOTHER)

Entertain your kids this summer (and beyond!) with a Sago Mini activity box. Score 50% offyour first box with the code MOTHERMAG22. (Sago Mini)

The chicest water-free, plastic-free shampoo and conditioner stones we ever did see! Take 15% off with code MOTHERMAG15. (Conscia)

The baby formula crisis in the U.S. spurs a debate over lack of competition. (Financial Times)

Families can’t use WIC benefits to buy formula online—making the crisis even worse. (CNN)

Pregnant or freshly postpartum? Check out Storq’s soft summer capsule collection. (Storq)

A man’s discovery of his biological father, with plenty twists and turns. (New Yorker)

A Modern Love story of a nanny and the boy he cares for. (The New York Times)

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