The Motherlode: Our Top Weekly Links

Written by Erin Feher
3:45 pm
09/20/19

PHOTO VIA THE NEW YORK TIMES

Thousands of kids are protesting climate change today. Here’s how to help. Plus, a pint-sized body guard protects Greta Thunberg on Capitol Hill. (The Cut, The Cut)

Audrey Gelman is the first “visibly pregnant CEO” to make the cover of Inc. magazine. (USA Today)

We kicked off our five-part series documenting a pregnant father-to-be. (Mother)

Merriam-Webster adds ‘Dad joke’ to the dictionary. (Merriam-Webster)

With abortion restrictions on the rise, some women are inducing their own. (NPR)

How back-to-school night excludes single parents. (The Atlantic)

Seven things you should never say to a pregnant co-worker. (Business Insider)

The secret strategy used by the University of Texas to keep out black students. (The Atlantic)

The mayor who brought his baby to work and inspired a backlash. (Fatherly)

Demi Moore talks miscarriage and mothering missteps in a new memoir. (The New York Times)

Megan Fox is encouraging her son Noah to unapologetically be himself, dresses and all. (People)

What teaching evolution in schools leaves out. (The Atlantic)

Inside the moms group for Senators in Washington. (Roll Call)

The Chromat lingerie show at NY Fashion Week featured a 7-months-pregnant model, Bianca Cook. (Instagram)

Decoding your kid’s friendship drama. (The New York Times)

How to keep teachers from quitting. (The Atlantic)

Experts are working to uncover what causes SIDS. (The New York Times)

The FDA moves to approve the first-ever peanut allergy drug. (NPR)

A new graphic novel for anxious kids. (The New York Times)

How to co-parent with a difficult ex. (Lifehacker)

The nonprofit Sandy Hook Promise releases a chilling PSA. (Today)

School-shooting themed sweatshirts at NYFW made people mad, obviously. (The Washington Post)

When doing better than your parents alienates you from your community. (The Atlantic)

How to tell your boss you’re pregnant. (The New York Times)

Experts recommend less juice, more water for kids 0–5. (Healthy Eating Research)

Hilaria Baldwin announces another pregnancy fives months after her miscarriage. (Instagram)

How to raise a lifelong reader. (The Atlantic)

What to do when your kids gets sick on a plane. (The New York Times)

The right way to respond when kids talk back. (Lifehacker)

How to be a memorable grandparent. (The New York Times)

Using clear drapes for C-sections let moms meet their baby sooner. (Parents)

Babies born by C-section have less of their mom’s gut bacteria. Does it matter? (CNN)

A field guide to taming tantrums in toddlers. (The New York Times)

New York gets an ‘F’ for legislating sharing parental responsibilities post divorce. (CBS NY)

How many surprise siblings has sperm donation made? (The Cut)

What’s a “normal” amount of time to breastfeed? (The New York Times)

Fashion blogger wunderkin Tavi Gevinson on how Instagram changed her life. (The Cut)

This is the only way to throw away dirty tissues. (Lifehacker)

 

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