The Motherlode: Our Top Weekly Links

Written by Katie Hintz-Zambrano
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Dressing as Zoom for Halloween is so 2020. (CNN)

Suffering from peak election anxiety? You’re not alone. (The Atlantic)

Chrissy Teigen opened up about her pregnancy loss in a personal essay. (Medium)

The inspiring documentary Us Kids is a must-watch. (YouTube, The New York Times)

Still fighting for justice for her daughter, Breonna Taylor’s mother asks for an independent prosecutor to present her case to a new grand jury. (CNN)

Karlie Kloss is pregnant. (People)

Grimes says her 5-month-old son X AE A-Xii is into radical art. (People, New York Times)

Chelsea Clinton on mom guilt, and her new book She Persisted in Sports, which is out now. (Amazon, People)

In case you missed it, great election-themed books for kids of all ages. (New York Public Library)

How racism built into technology is hurting teens. (The Atlantic)

Staying home for Halloween? Vooks has some really cute and festive animated stories that are available to download ASAP! (Halloween Releases, Vooks)

Creative ways to celebrate Halloween this year. (Omaha World Herald, Milford Daily News)

If you’re trick or treating, here are some tips to do so safely. (The New York Times)

Turns out Anne Hathaway was pregnant while filming Witches (which is now streaming on HBO Max). (People)

Working for racial justice as a white teacher. (The Atlantic)

When 8 and 9-year-olds protest on the football field. (NPR)

Join the #BlanketChange movement to demand policymakers and political candidates prioritize moms and babies. (March of Dimes)

Everett Downing, the Oscar-winning animator behind Hair Love, has a new kids’ Netflix series called My Dad The Bounty Hunter, which is described as “a love letter to animation, science fiction, and Black families rolled into a crazy action-comedy.” (Deadline)

What teacher friends talk about when students aren’t listening. (The Atlantic)

A STEAM-powered playdate with one of our fave moms of 4! (MOTHER)

This mother’s Halloween challenge look amazing…and exhausting. (Insider)

Jimmy Fallon’s children’s book 5 More Sleeps ‘Til Christmas is out now. (Amazon, People)

A guide for Black mothers on protecting their birth experience. (The New York Times)

Hilary Duff is pregnant with her third child. (Instagram)

Ashley Graham on breastfeeding, postpartum hair loss, and more. (The New York Times)

Daylight Savings ends this weekend (November 1st!). This device might help your kid (and yourself) transition. (MOTHER)

Inside Tia Mowry’s bedtime routine. (Self)

Kalon’s beloved Caravan collection of cribs and daybeds turned 10 years old! To celebrate, the company debuted a few new styles, including a linen sheet collection with Morrow Soft Goods. (Kalon)

The COVID “mom code” stopping Utah parents from testing their sick kids. (ABC)

Need a cheery rainbow in your life? There are about 100 options here. (Maison Rainbow)

If you need more inspiration to VOTE, here ya go. (MOTHER)

The Baby-Sitter’s Club got renewed for a second season by Netflix. (Deadline)

The pandemic might lead to fewer babies in wealthy countries. (The Economist)

A special Mother Essentials double feature! (MOTHER)

Madre is a horror flick tailored for moms. (The New York Times)

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