The Motherlode: Our Top Weekly Links

Written by Katie Hintz-Zambrano
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Sesame Street debuted two new Black puppets. (Time)

A mass shooting in Boulder claims 10 lives. (CBS)

The heartbreaking story of victim Kevin Mahoney, “a dad to the entire neighborhood.” (NPR)

New Zealand becomes the first country to offer paid leave (3 days) for parents suffering a miscarriage or stillbirth. (NPR)

Helping Asian-American kids embrace their identity. (The New York Times)

Having “the talk” about anti-Asian racism is still hard for many parents. (The Atlantic)

One way to confront discrimination and hate crimes when they happen in front of you—take this free active bystander training course. (Hollaback!)

The popularity of Victorian era-inspired motherhood on Instagram and when it’s problematic. (InStyle)

Facebook is developing an Instagram-like app for kids under 13. (Buzzfeed)

Ilana Glazer on her fear of falling behind in her career due to motherhood. (Yahoo!)

The founder of Art Mom Project invites us over. (MOTHER)

A deep dive on Anne Geddes, the original baby photo influencer. (The New York Times)

Ashley Tisdale had a baby girl, Jupiter Iris. (Instagram)

Cleo Wade on her brand-new, best-selling children’s book, What The Road Said. (MOTHER)

The top 20 documentaries about parenthood, according to Lovevery. (Derby Informer)

The excellent 5-part PBS docu-series Asian Americans is now streaming for free. (PBS)

It’s World Doula Week! One doula on what birth work means to her. (Glow Mama)

Babyganics rolled out its line of hair care for kids and tots. (MOTHER)

How the battle over school reopenings will affect upcoming elections. (The Atlantic)

Discussing the huge racial disparities in infant and maternal mortality in Mississippi. (BET)

The Take Our Daughters & Sons To Work Day (April 22) is going virtual, and Gloria Steinem will be there. (Daughters & Sons Network)

How to talk to kids about anti-Asian racism. (NPR)

Helping teens better understand and reframe their anxiety. (The New York Times)

The signs of depression and anxiety in teens and how to help. (NPR)

Bindi Irwin had her daughter, Grace Warrior. (Instagram)

50 sweet Easter basket and springtime gifts for kids. (MOTHER)

How to hold tech leaders and congress accountable for keeping kids safe online. (Common Sense Media)

Moms and daughters with curly hair sound off for The Curl Talk Project. (Instagram)

Richly illustrated mommy & me loungewear. (CJW)

Storq debuted a Signature Bike Shorts—basically like the brand’s beloved Signature Leggings, but shorts. (Storq)

Motherhood Maternity launched a 2-in-1 nursing and pumping bra that’s compatible with wearable pumps. (Motherhood Maternity)

How teens adapted and changed during the pandemic. (PBS)

A deeply touching essay on being Motherless, Childless, and Lost. (MOTHER)

From Anise to Saffron—19 spice-inspired baby names. (HuffPo)

A study finds bilingual babies love baby talk. (Yahoo!)

Hatch’s pastel-hued Spring collection is here. (Hatch Collection)

A Pea in the Pod’s collaboration line with Something Navy. (A Pea in the Pod)

How parents can address kids’ pandemic weight gain. (NPR)

Hilary Duff’s debut kids’ book, My Brave Little Girl, is out. (Amazon)

The young stars behind Baby Shark’s Big Show speak about their experience. (People)

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