THE MOTHERLODE: Our Top Weekly Links

Written by Katie Hintz-Zambrano
8:00 am
12/21/18

The Rachel McAdams breast pump photo that broke the internet. (Instagram)

Beyonce finally shared some pictures of her 18-month-old twins, Sir and Rumi. (Beyonce.com)

Food-inspired baby names Kale, Maple, Clementine, and Sage are on the rise. Also, other hot baby-naming trends of 2018. (Babycenter)

A dozen feminist books for boys and girls. (The New York Times)

Why the holidays can bring out the worst in your kids—and what to do about it. (Slate)

The 10 best U.S. airports for breastfeeding mothers. (Mamava)

Bravo’s Andy Cohen is expecting his first child via surrogate. (People)

The biggest killers of American children: Car crashes, gun violence, and cancer (in that order). (NBC)

The best holiday TV specials for children. (Common Sense Media)

Is your child’s Montessori school a “fake” Montessori school? (Slate)

The power of the “little comment” in mother-daughter relationships. (The New York Times)

Insta-famous trainer Kayla Itsines is pregnant. (Instagram)

Millennial parents are keeping the holiday card tradition alive. (The Atlantic)

How to bar your children from your own math anxiety. (NPR)

A study finds chronic bullying can actually reshape a teen’s brain. (Science Alert)

Sandra Bullock calls for better depictions of motherhood on the big screen. (Irish Examiner)

Weighted blankets for the masses are now all the rage. (The Atlantic)

How to give advice so that teens hear it. (The New York Times)

Making the outdoors more inclusive. (The Atlantic)

Why creative play in this digital age is so important. (The New York Times)

How to teach Civil War history in the deep south. (The Atlantic)

Trump’s travel ban blocks a mother from seeing her dying toddler. (CNN)

Jazmine Headley, the New York mother who was filmed having her baby torn from her arms by police, speaks out. (The New York Times)

Why adoption might be easier for gay men. (Slate)

Michelle Obama ended her epic book tour…in thigh-high gold boots. (Instagram)

J.Lo’s new video features her 10-year-old daughter, Emme. (People)

A study finds children who live with cats and dogs as infants are less likely to have allergies later on. (The New York Times)

Why helicopter parents might be hurting their kids’ health. (PBS)

Gabrielle Union shared a delivery room video of her welcoming her baby via surrogacy. (Instagram)

And in case you still have last-minute shopping to do, be sure to check out our 2018 gift guides for:
Kids
Pregnant Ladies & New Mamas
Children’s Books To Give As Gifts
Men
Foodies
Beauty & Wellness Junkies
Slippers For The Whole Family

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