The Motherlode: Our Top Weekly Links

Written by Katie Hintz-Zambrano
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Serena Williams and daughter Olympia star in new Stuart Weitzman ads. (People)

How to celebrate Black history month every month (including a book list for kids). (Mama Glow)

The dark legacy of anti-Asian hate in America. (The Atlantic)

Why health experts say elementary schools should reopen. (The New York Times)

Michelle Obama released a special edition of Becoming for young readers. (Amazon)

Six Dr. Seuss books will stop being published because of the racist stereotypes in them. (CNN)

What ancient cultures can teach us about raising children today. (The Atlantic)

The perfect dinner-and-a-movie combo: Raya and the Last Dragon, combined with these tasty dishes you can make with your kids. (Raddish)

Even while shouldering the pandemic parenting load, moms are returning to work. (The New York Times)

Jessica Zucker’s book, I Had A Miscarriage: A Memoir, A Movement is out. (Amazon)

Adrian Grenier’s swoon-worthy, eco-friendly makeover of his mom’s home. (West Elm)

Massachussets’ ambitious plan to keep schools open. (The Atlantic)

The difficulty in diagnosing autism during the pandemic. (The New York Times)

Hilaria and Alec Baldwin welcomed a baby girl, Lucia, via surrogate, bringing them up to 6 kids together. (Today)

Kelly Rowland’s got a new maternity-friendly collection for Just Fab. (Just Fab, People)

Parents of 2020 babies might qualify for an extra $1,100 in stimulus money. (CNET)

Peloton star Robin Arzón had a baby girl named Athena Amelia. (Instagram)

Queen Sugar actress Dawn-Lyen Gardner on the devastation of miscarriage. (People)

The invisible artistry of Asian actors. (The Atlantic)

Elijah McClain’s mother on her son’s lasting legacy. (U.S. News & World Report)

A queer Native couple on the discrimination they faced during their TTC journey. (APTN)

Why a growing number of women are child-free by choice. (Today)

Democrats are pushing the FDA to investigate toxic metals in baby foods. (CNBC)

Britain updated a law to allow senior government officials to take paid maternity leave. (The New York Times)

An argument for not helping children with their homework. (The Atlantic)

Why kids are hitting a pandemic wall. (CNN)

In her cover story for People, Vanessa Bryant talks about grief and her daughters pulling her through. (People)

How to assess if you’re ready for parenthood. (NPR)

An update on unaccompanied children being held at the border. (CNN)

Allyson Felix on her daughter’s scary birth and why she’s advocating for mothers of color. (People)

An interview with Torrey Peters, author of Detransition, Baby. (NPR)

Take a look at the new online exhibit Indigenous Motherhood, Matriarchy, and Womxhood. (Kunst Matrix)

Achieving health equity for all kids, an upcoming webinar. (U.S. News & World Report)

Jacinda Ardern talks about motherhood and self-care. (News Hub NZ, Thrive)

What are allergies? A quick explanation for parents. (Parentalogic)

Score $5 off Bravery‘s issue on Olympic swimmer Yusra Mardini. (Bravery)


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