The Motherlode: Our Top Weekly Links

Written by Katie Hintz-Zambrano
11:30 am
11/11/22

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Black Panther: Wakanda Forever is out! Rihanna was at the premiere and is finally talking about motherhood, comparing it to an acid trip. (Access Hollywood, People, AP)

Abortion rights prevailed in all five states in which it was directly on the midterm ballots. For three of these states (Michigan, California, Vermont) access to abortion will now be enshrined in state law. (CBS News, ABC)

In a new Supreme Court case, the future of the Indian Child Welfare Act is on the line. Here’s what’s at stake for Indigenous children. (The Nation, NPR)

One in nine Indigenous babies are taken from their parents in Victoria (Canada) and too many of them are dying while in state care. (The Guardian)

“You fucked with the wrong mom,” Kimberly Mata-Rubio, mother of Uvalde victim Lexi Rubio, tweets after gun-happy governor Greg Abbott wins again in Texas. (Twitter)

A UNICEF poll reveals young people are reconsidering parenthood due to climate change. (UN)

All about childlore—the distinct, kid-created culture of childhood. (The Atlantic)

Our second gift guide is here: 40+ holiday gifts for babies and toddlers. (MOTHER)

Our Place’s Black Friday sale is already on! (Our Place)

“Design Mom” Gabrielle Blair on her new pro-choice book, Ejaculate Responsibly. (The New York Times)

Michelle Williams on playing Steven Speilberg’s mom in the Oscars shoo-in The Fabelmans. (People)

In some parts of the world, women are having “too few” babies, in other parts “too many.” (Bloomberg)

Zoe Kazan is pregnant with baby #2. (Marie Claire)

Rebel Wilson had a daughter (via surrogacy) and named her Royce Lillian. (Instagram)

All the party pics from our holiday-themed mommy & me playdate in Oakland! (MOTHER)

How to talk to kids about drugs in the age of fetanyl. (The New York Times)

A study finds teens are becoming addicted to e-cigarettes younger and their addictions are more intense. (The Hill)

How to help your kids become safe decision-makers. (BBC)

A Ukrainian mother’s account of being 9-months pregnant and a prisoner of war. (BBC)

Beyoncé’s former stylist, Raquel Smith, started a kid-sized eyewear line, KidRaq. (Ebony)

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