The Motherlode: Our Top Weekly Links

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The cutest, pint-sized Barack and Michelle on Inauguration Day lookalikes. (Instagram)

The School Library Journal‘s white-centering cover—during Black History Month. (Anti-Racism Daily)

Changing the way society views motherhood. (MOTHER)

HATCH’s brand-new, affordable maternity collection for Target is nearly here! (The Nines by Hatch)

So is Solly Baby’s long-awaited Loop Carrier. (Solly Baby)

The Marshall Plan for Moms, a $2,400 monthly stimulus check for mothers, gains steam. (NBC)

How employers, the government, and individuals can help working moms right now. (The New York Times)

“All Work, No Pay”—a series looking at the struggle of women during the pandemic. (The Cut)

A child psychologist warns about the pandemic driving up kids’ suicide risk. (NPR)

There’s more evidence that pregnant women can pass COVID antibodies onto their newborns. (LiveScience)

Brandy’s Cinderella (1997), featuring Whitney Houston and Whoopi, is coming to Disney+. (Variety)

Over 100 inspiring Black History books for kids to add to your library. (MOTHER)

Don’t forget to enter our giveaway of Anna Malaika Tubbs’ new book, The Three Mothers: How the Mothers of Martin Luther King, Jr, Malcolm X, and James Baldwin Shaped a Nation. (Instagram)

PEN15 stars Anna Konkle and Maya Erskine are both pregnant. (Buzzfeed)

Angelina Jolie opened up her home to British Vogue and explains why she’s “lacking in all the skills to be a traditional stay-at-home mom.” (British Vogue)

Setting screen-time limits that don’t ruin your kids’ online social lives. (The Atlantic)

The struggle of raising a teen during a pandemic. (TIME)

20 Black voices in teen fiction. (SPL)

When Barack Obama crashes your virtual bookclub. (Yahoo!)

An age-by-age guide to chores for kids. (Offspring)

Jenny Slate had her daughter and named her Ida Lupine. (People)

Gigi Hadid on her home birth, motherhood, and more. (Vogue)

Meet the Meteorologist Mom who got adorably interrupted by her baby on live TV. (ABC)

50+ Valentine’s Day gifts for your personal wishlist. (MOTHER)

Biden’s plan to expand the child tax credit and help lift kids out of poverty. (NPR)

Newly proposed “Baby Bonds” would give every newborn a $1,000 savings account. (Politico)

The mother of a 9-year-old who was handcuffed and pepper sprayed in Rochester speaks out. (NPR)

How race plays a role in children’s food allergies. (U.S. News & World Report)

Teach your children about vaccines with this at-home learning guide. (Science Journal for Kids)

Grimes on new music, motherhood, and going to Mars. (Dazed)

A bill requiring sex education to begin in kindergarten will be filed in Illinois. (The Neighbor)

Angela Bassett on her 15-year-old twins and her art. (People)

R.I.P. Loretta Whitfield, co-creator of the Black Baby Whitney doll. (The Philadelphia Tribune)

A candle for cool moms—not just regular moms. (Here For The Burn)

What the founder of Mini Bloom can’t live without. (MOTHER)

Katherine Heigl on talking to her daughters, who are Korean and Black, about racism. (People)

When parenthood breeds good music. (Financial Times)

First Lady Dr. Jill Biden advises moms to take time for themselves. (People)

Tea Collection and Olika teamed up for a kid-friendly hand sanitizer. (Tea Collection)

Actress and neuroscientist Mayim Bialik on helping kids nurture a love for science. (People)

Amy Schumer on mom guilt and her Super Bowl mayo commercial. (Parade)

The power of Harley Quinn as a single twin mom. (ScreenRant)

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