The Motherlode: Our Top Weekly Links

Written by Katie Hintz-Zambrano
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Priyanka Chopra and Nick Jonas welcomed their first child via surrogate. (Instagram)

COVID parenting has passed the point of absurdity. (The Atlantic, Vox, PBS)

Dr. Fauci says the FDA could authorize COVID vaccines for kids under 5 in the next month. (CNBC)

R.I.P. André Leon Talley. We love this podcast chronicling the unconditional love he received as a child raised by his grandmother. (Norma Kamali Life)

A fight to make sure this weekend’s Roe v. Wade anniversary is not its last. (NPR)

The urgency to protect voting rights is at a fever pitch. (The New York Times)

MLK’s daughter, Dr. Bernice A. King, has a new children’s book out. (Instagram)

Snapchat is trying to make it harder for kids to buy drugs on the app. (NBC)

The U.S. will start to train teens to drive big rig trucks in order to combat supply chain issues. (NY Post)

Jeannie Mai and Jezzy revealed their newborn’s name: Monaco. (Instagram)

The 200 hottest baby names for 2022. (MOTHER)

An argument for teaching your kids the art of being lazy. (The New York Times)

A new study finds mothers with COVID-19 did not pass on the virus to their babies via breastmilk. (Yahoo!)

The complexity of enlisting child actors. (LA Times)

Five ways moms are approaching parenthood differently in 2022. (MOTHER)

The battle for medical care for trans teens in Arkansas. (The New York Times)

Nearly 4 million children could slip into poverty this month with the expiration of the tax credit. (CNBC)

Tiffany Haddish says she’s planning on starting the adoption process late this year or early next. (ET)

How some families are going rogue with at-home rapid tests. (The Atlantic)

The tragedy of growing up with a hyper-critical mother. (MOTHER)

An inspiring documentary about Black birth workers is looking for funding. (IFundWomen)

Jenny Slate on motherhood, acting, and more. (Marie Claire)

When losing a pregnancy means losing friends. (The Atlantic)

The CEO of Happy Family Organics on her mom-of-three must-haves. (MOTHER)

Fraggle Rock-inspired cooking kits to do with your kiddos! (Raddish)

How saliva gives babies clues about relationships and love. (MIT, NPR)

Corinne Bailey Rae and Joss Stone talk music, motherhood, and more. (Post & Courier)

Check out Eva Chen’s new Lunar New Year-inspired line for Janie and Jack. (Janie and Jack)

Joanna Ho’s lastest book, Eyes That Speak To The Stars, is available for pre-order. (Bookshop)

Got a holiday on the horizon? Check out Rockets of Awesome’s “vacation shop.” (Rockets of Awesome)

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