The Motherlode: Our Top Weekly Links

Written by Katie Hintz-Zambrano
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Rooney Mara and Joaquin Phoenix are most likely having a baby. (Page Six)

How the pandemic is making the “grotesque” gender inequity in household work apparent. (NPR)

U.S. birth rates hit a 35-year low. (IBT, Time)

What we know about the Covid-related syndrome affecting children. (The New York Times)

Obama’s inspiring commencement speech to the class of 2020. (YouTube)

The CDC’s guidelines for reopening schools. (Business Insider, CDC)

At least 100 babies born to surrogate mothers are currently stranded in Ukraine. (BBC, Seattle Times)

Grimes’ mom is not taking Elon Musk’s “red pill” BS. (People)

Virtual summer camp—yay or nay? (NYT, NPR)

IKEA shows parents how to make forts out of their popular products. (CNET)

Lauren Conrad has a new line with Kohl’s called Little Co. (Kohl’s)

Barbara Bush has a new story time podcast. (Mrs. Bush’s Story Time)

Going forward with fertility treatments during the pandemic. (The Cut)

How emergency paid leave helps some families during the Covid-19 crisis, and leaves others adrift. (The New York Times)

Sia confirms she adopted two teenage sons who were aging out of the foster care system. (USA Today)

Sweet pics of Michael Jordan’s family life. (People)

Ben Stiller shares heart-warming memories of his recently departed father. (Vulture)

Three moms on cannabis and motherhood. (Benzinga)

Johnson & Johnson will stop selling its famed talc-based baby powder, after multiple lawsuits linking it to cancer. (CNN)

Kate Bosworth on changing the conversation around step-motherhood. (Vogue)

An argument for putting parenthood on your resume. (The Guardian)

Terrifying accounts inside of the Afghan maternity ward attack. (The Guardian, AlJazeera)

Katy Perry showcases her naked baby bump in new video “Daisies.” (CNN)

A sweet video honoring mothers as essential workers. (Instagram)

Usain Bolt and his partner Kasi Bennett welcomed a baby girl. (CNN)

Ginuwine just became a grandpa. (Instagram)

Charlotte Gainsbourg on how motherhood opened her eyes to human trafficking. (Vogue)

What to do if you’re scarred to return to work or have kids at home to take care of. (NPR)

Model Lindsay Ellingson had a baby boy, Carter John. (People)

Jude Law is expecting his first child with new wife Phillipa Coan—bringing his total children to 6. (Us)

The Olympic gold medalist and pro soccer star Sydney Leroux Dwyer on motherhood and making her “comeback” after baby #2. (People)

Serena Williams and her daughter are in deep princess dress mode. (Yahoo!, Reset Your Mindset)

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