The Motherlode: Our Top Weekly Links

Written by Katie Hintz-Zambrano
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17 children and teachers lost their lives in yet another school shooting. (CNN)

Since Sandy Hook, over 400 people have been shot in 200+ school shootings. 138 have died. (The New York Times)

How to spot the signs before a school shooting happens. (Sandy Hook Promise)

A victim’s mother’s grief, anger, and call for gun control. (CNN)

The empty rituals of an American massacre. (The Atlantic)

How to talk to your kids about the news, depending on their age. (Common Sense Media)

Barack and Michelle Obama break new ground with bold portraits for the Smithsonian. (Smithsonian Magazine)

American babies are 76% times more likely to die in their first year than babies in other rich countries. (Washington Post)

Go Chloe Kim! (And Chloe Kim’s dad). (Slate, CNN)

Six stories of conception. (The New York Times)

Ruth Bader Ginsburg on #MeToo, Millennials, and more. (The Atlantic)

Baby suffocation deaths from co-sleeping are on the rise. (WebMD)

Allergy bullying via Peter Rabbit. (The New York Times)

Getting pregnant on your own timeline. (Salon)

McDonald’s is cutting cheese burgers and chocolate milk from their kids’ Happy Meal menu. (Chicago Tribune)

Marie Kondo is getting her own Netflix show. (Instagram)

What critics are saying about Wes Anderson’s new kids’ flick, Isle of Dogs. (Slate)

Aaron and Lauren Paul named their baby girl Story Annabelle. (Just Jared)

Caring for the siblings of disabled children. (The New York Times)

Why Black Panther is so great. (Slate)

5 conversations to have with your kids after Black Panther. (Common Sense Media)

Lena Dunham on deciding to get a hysterectomy at 31. (Vogue)

Ayesha Curry is pregnant and has Hyperemesis. (People)

Turns out fathers may pass ovarian cancer risk to their daughters. (BBC)

How bullying is different for teens. (Thrive Global)

Passengers film the transatlantic “flight from hell” when a toddler screamed for 8 hours straight. (Inside Edition)

Helping a transgender mom successfully breastfeed. (Washington Post)

Mommy-and-me vegan leather yoga mats? Yes, please! (Kickstarter)

Nate Berkus and his husband Jeremiah Brent are expecting baby #2 via a surrogate. (People)

Louise Roe shares the birth story of her newborn daughter, Honor Florence. (YouTube)

How to talk to teens about vaping. (The New York Times)

Amy Schumer got hitched. (Instagram)

Michael Buble and wife Luisana Lopilato are expecting their third child. (People)

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