The Motherlode: Our Top Weekly Links

Written by Katie Hintz-Zambrano
12:00 pm
05/15/20

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Michelle and Barack read The Word Collector. (YouTube)

For the first time ever, the newly anointed Gerber Baby is adopted. (Today)

Rethinking COVID-19 in children. (The New York Times)

Why the coronavirus hits kids and adults so differently. (The Atlantic)

A horrific attack on a maternity ward in Kabul. (Reuters)

How the coronavirus is making birth even more dangerous for black mothers. (Cosmopolitan)

It’s a girl for Eniko and Kevin Hart. (Instagram)

It’s a boy for Ashlee Simpson and Evan Ross. (Instagram)

America Ferrera had her baby girl and named her Lucia Marisol. (Instagram)

Talking to kids about job loss during the pandemic. (The New York Times)

Is Nicki Minaj pregnant? (Billboard)

Why Victorian mothers used to hide themselves in their babies’ portraits. (The Atlantic)

The son of one of the Charleston church massacre victims wrote a children’s book about embracing differences. (WWLP, Love Your Neighbor)

A 23-year-old father from Chicago died from COVID-19 after being sent home from the hospital twice. (KBTX)

Will the pandemic change how Americans view low-income parents? (The New York Times)

The future of prenatal and postpartum care. (Forbes)

9 queer moms on their unique motherhood experiences. (Out)

The many children at risk for abuse during quarantine. (The Atlantic)

A first glimpse of Jodie Turner-Smith and her newborn daughter. (Instagram)

10 great short documentaries about motherhood. (The New York Times)

Michael Jordan’s kids on growing up with a legend. (The Breakfast Club)

A pregnant mother in Alabama ended up in a coronavirus-striken jail over traffic violations. (The New York Times)

Popular IG feed The Conscious Kid keeps getting its post about “White Culture” removed by Instagram. However, you can read it here. (Patreon)

Blue Ivy dances to her mama’s hit “Mood 4 Eva.” (Instagram)

Workin’ Moms on Netflix is renewed for a 5th season. (Oprah)

A new essay collection looks at the invisible labor of motherhood in art. (Hyperallergic)

J.Lo’s daughter wrote a children’s book about prayer. (People, Amazon)

Kristen Bell has an upcoming kids’ book about inclusion. (Amazon, PopSugar)

Save the date and register—on May 19 Mama Glow will host a webinar to discuss and honor black mothers lost to the maternal health crisis. (Instagram)

Popular children’s books, reimagined with a COVID-19 theme. (CNN)

Diplo revealed he has a third son he hasn’t yet met. (Instagram)

A heartbreaking story, and a good life reminder on the power of love. (Committed)

The best (free!) e-books for kids about the coronavirus. (MOTHER)

Are these the 25 best TV moms from the past 30 years? (Today)

Kelly Rowland on teaching her son to be black and proud. (People)

Julianne Hough on freezing her eggs and endometriosis. (People)

Helping teens deal with anxiety and disappointment. (Boston Herald)

Meet Moxie, the $1500 robot for kids. (The Verge)

Katy Perry on using quarantine to get into the parenthood “mindset” and bond with family. (ET)

Amy Schumer and her husband on their new quarantine cooking show. (Fatherly)

7 sci-fi shows for tweens and teens. (Insider)

Embracing the monotony of at-home life. (The Atlantic)

Skeeter and Scooter will return to the Muppet Babies reboot. (EW)

Tammy Duckworth on juggling two kids and her work as an Illinois Senator during this pandemic. (CNN)

Georgia teens will have to take driver’s tests after all. (CNN)

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