The Motherlode: Our Top Weekly Links

Written by Katie Hintz-Zambrano
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Time cover star Serena Williams on the intense pull of motherhood. (Time)

The costs of motherhood are rising and it’s causing today’s moms to quit the workforce. (The New York Times)

Chanel Iman had her baby girl, Cali Clay. (Instagram)

How fertility apps exclude fathers. (The Atlantic)

A mother at just 12 years old and other little known facts about the late, great Aretha Franklin. (People, Billboard)

The significance of singing to your baby. (The New York Times)

Thinx launched a period panty for tweens and teens. (Thinx)

Madonna turned 60. (Salon)

New Zealand’s Prime Minister on going back to work with her baby. (SBS)

When eager would-be grandparents inquire about your fertility. (The Atlantic)

How to motivate your kids without rewards. (The Washington Post)

Depression is a family affair. (NPR)

The fate of historically black colleges during Trump. (The Atlantic)

How to minimize your baby-related aches, pains, and injuries. (The New York Times)

Kalon is having a studio sale. Which never happens! (Kalon)

Crazy Rich Asians, the first big movie with an all-Asian cast (since Joy Luck Club in 1993) is out. (The New York Times)

StitchFix’s Katrina Lake, the youngest female CEO to take a company public, mulls over her impending maternity leave. (Salon)

The mother of slain teen Michael Brown is running for City Council in Ferguson. (Reuters)

How your brain forgets the stress induced by family vacations. (The New York Times)

How to get your kids to read more, and love it. (Quartz)

“The Miseducation of Lauryn Hill” turns 20. (Salon)

Americans might like the idea of a third child, but most aren’t having them. (Quartz)

Will this plate get your kids to eat healthier? (The New York Times)

The bizarre true story of Coney Island’s “incubator babies” circus sideshow. (Daily JSTOR)

“Radically intimate” portraits of parenthood. (Vice)

A&E’s new docuseries “Raising Tourette’s” follows teens trying to fit in. (Boston Herald)

A pregnant black woman in North Carolina was accused of shoplifting and hiding products under her shirt at Staples. (ABC)

Teachers in O’Neill, Nebraska took in a group of students after their parents were detained by ICE. (Buzzfeed)

Do students lose depth when reading on tech devices? (Salon)

First comes baby, then comes baby’s URL. (NY Post)

Looking to fill the Babies R’ Us void, JC Penney to open 500 children’s clothing shop-in-shops. (JC Penney)

The creator of “The Simpsons” flexes his feminist muscle in Netflix’s “Disenchantment.” (Salon)

A Humans of New York mama on the importance of asking for and receiving help. (Instagram)

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