The Motherlode: Our Top Weekly Links

Written by Katie Hintz-Zambrano
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The emotional Supreme Court confirmation hearings of Ketanji Brown Jackson and the story behind that picture of her and her daughter. (The New York Times, ABC, USA Today, The Atlantic).

In a misfire from Ted Cruz, Antiracist Baby is now hotter than ever. (Rolling Stone)

How the pandemic has shaped the lives of teens around the world. (CBC)

Mackenzie Scott made the largest single donation in Planned Parenthood history. (NPR)

Moderna will seek FDA authorization for its vaccine for children under 6 years old. (ABC)

An amazing list of Mother Essentials from a mother of 3 and founder of ByHeart, a just-launched brand of clean-ingredient baby formula. (MOTHER)

The anxiety of pregnancy after loss. (The Atlantic)

The story of 20 surrogate babies waiting out the war in Ukraine. (AP)

Inside a camp for kids dealing with grief. (The New York Times)

Kelly Rowland on reconnecting with her estranged father after 30 years. (ET)

Got a milestone to celebrate? Here’s an unforgettable new gift to give! (MOTHER)

Jodie Smith-Turner on the special bond between her mother and her daughter. (Another)

A beautiful essay on becoming a single mother by choice. (MOTHER)

The haunting truth about parenthood. (The Atlantic)

How to support a child on the transgender spectrum. (The New York Times)

The heartbreaking story of a 12-year-old who died after trying TikTok’s “Blackout Challenge.” (People)

How to talk to teens about nudes and online safety. (Washington Post)

An alarming case of a far-right American extremist trying to take children out of Ukraine. (Salon)

Eight moms reflect on 2 years (!) of parenting in a pandemic. (MOTHER)

Kids as young as 8 are using social media more than ever. (The New York Times)

Reese Witherspoon’s first picture book, Busy Betty, is available for pre-order. (Amazon)

Leona Lewis is expecting her first baby. (Instagram)

Three inspiring mothers on their go-to healthy family recipes. (MOTHER)

San Francisco Senator Scott Wiener proposes protections for transgender kids traveling from other states. (L.A. Times)

Nabela Noor revealed her daughter’s name, Amalia Rana. (Instagram)

Teens and the anxiety of taking off one’s mask. (The New York Times)

Are today’s kids growing up too fast? (BBC)

The founder of modern paint company Backdrop on her mom-of-two must-haves. (MOTHER)

Anne Hathaway on motherhood helping her feel “fully landed.” (Yahoo!)

Naomi Campbell on some of her parenting rules. (Vogue)

Kylie Jenner changed her son’s name from Wolf to something TBD. (Cosmo)

Baby names inspired by the ocean. (Today)

U.S. Olympian Alysa Liu and her father are targeted in a Chinese spy case. (AP)

Hoda Kotb on her cancer diagnosis and motherhood journey. (The Blast)

Omicron is linked to a rise in croup in babies. (Reuters)

March is almost over! How did your horoscope shape up? (MOTHER)

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