The Motherlode: Our Top Weekly Links

Written by Katie Hintz-Zambrano
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Ludacris on loving being a girl dad, expecting baby #4, and his new Netflix show for kids. (People)

Why American women are delaying motherhood. And why it’s not surprising. (New York Times, Cosmo)

A fantastic documentary about the reality of a 24-hour daycare center, now streaming on Amazon. (Throughout The Night, Amazon)

This Juneteenth, take a deep look at the truth about Black freedom. (The Atlantic)

The Supreme Court sided with a Catholic adoption agency that refuses to work with LGBTQ+ couples. (CNBC)

A poignant short film about a trans child coming to terms with their gender. (The New Yorker)

Celebrity chef Carla Hall will make her children’s book debut with Carla and the Christmas Cornbread, out this November. (Amazon).

Kelis on having her third child at 41 and moving to a farm. (Harper’s Bazaar)

A beautiful medicated birth story. (MOTHER)

The rise of Black homeschooling. (The New Yorker)

We’re loving this fantastic kids’ book about ADHD. (Amazon)

A woman reckons with the forced sterilization of her grandmother in Puerto Rico. (The Nation)

One of our favorite doctors on the reproductive rights of youth. (Speaking Frankly Podcast)

Sydel Curry-Lee reveals she’s pregnant after an emotional IVF journey. (YouTube, Instagram, Dear Media)

A CBD entrepreneur on her mom-of-two must-haves. (MOTHER)

Happiness lessons gleaned from research on fatherhood. (The Atlantic)

What you need to know about the Pfizer vaccine, teens, and myocarditis. (NPR)

Tennis star Caroline Wozniacki had her baby girl, Olivia. (Instagram)

Nick Cannon and Abby De La Rosa welcomed their twin boys, Zion and Zillion. (People)

Elettra Wiedemann had her baby boy, Viggo River. (Instagram)

Need a last-minute Father’s Day gift? Here are our 50+ top picks. (MOTHER)

Why summer learning is about more than reading and math. (The Atlantic)

Nicola Yoon’s latest YA novel Instructions for Dancing hit #1 on the New York Times best-seller list. (Instagram)

Peep Nicola’s husband—writer David Yoon’s—Father Essentials. (MOTHER)

Check out Storq’s new track short set for summer. (Storq)

While you’re at it, shop HATCH’s latest summer maternity collection. (HATCH)

Bariatric surgery works, but it isn’t offered to most teens with severe obesity. (NPR)

80 kids’ books about dads for Father’s Day and beyond. (MOTHER)

The new book Dads celebrates gay fatherhood. (Amazon)

Will Arnett on Lego Masters, dad jokes, his Smartless podcast, and more. (ABC)

Winter Water Factory debuted a swim collection. (Winter Water Factory)

NBC’s Kristen Welker welcomed her daughter, Margot Lane, via surrogate. (People)

Adorable videos of Serena Williams teaching her daughter tennis. (Instagram)

Artist Najja Moon’s beautiful monument to motherhood. (Forbes)

Going swimming? Shop 100+ swimwear options for women and children! (MOTHER)

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