The Motherlode: Our Top Weekly Links

Written by Katie Hintz-Zambrano
12:45 pm

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Texas’ devastating ban on abortion goes into effect. Find out what it means for Texas women and the rest of the country. (NPR, Politico)

How the pandemic has impacted children’s education…so far. (The New York Times)

China has restricted children under 18 from playing any video games during the week, and only 3 hours on weekends. (CNN)

A North Carolina mother is suing the TSA after her trans child was ordered to do a strip search at the airport. (USA Today)

Why Marvel’s first Asian superhero, Shang-Chi, is empowering change. (BBC)

The pandemic caused a baby bust across many high-income countries. (Scientific American)

Tips for raising a resilient kid. (The New York Times)

How the motherhood penalty hits women in the music industry. (Rolling Stone)

All the ways you can be a good friend to a brand-new parent. Even during COVID. (MOTHER)

New research finds young people are more likely to have heart issues after contracting COVID than after getting vaccinated. (The New York Times)

The two reasons parents regret having kids. (The Atlantic)

Lebron James’ new kids book, We Are Family, is out. Hear the story behind it. (Amazon, Yahoo!)

One of our favorite artist mamas invites us over to her Brooklyn home. (MOTHER)

An awesome new book about parenting in the digital age. (Harper Collins)

Mindy Kaling on the power of representation and how motherhood has changed her. (ABC)

Lil Nas X shows off his baby bump. But reveals he’s only expecting…his next album. (E!)

Beyoncé turns 40 this weekend! Read up on her own reflections of her milestone year. (Bazaar)

Why child-care workers might not come back post-pandemic. (The Atlantic)

U.S. psychiatrists are expecting to see a surge of kids now that school has started. (NPR)

Cinderella gets the 2021 treatment, with Camila Cabello as the title character and Billy Porter as the Fairy Godmother. (Amazon Prime)

Motherhood Maternity partnered with Magnetic Me for a line of postpartum essentials with magnetic closures. (Motherhood Maternity)

Over 50 fun pieces to refresh your kid’s room. (MOTHER)

Halsey on motherhood and her new album. (American Songwriter, Complex)

How the pandemic is making some dads reevaluate their work-life balance. (The Atlantic)

Diddy’s three daughters walked their first runway show in Italy. (Instagram)

What Netflix’s The Chair gets right about life in the  ivory tower. (The Atlantic)

A report finds CPS disproportionately takes custody of Black children. (Fox 26)

The battle cry continues to #BringRaHome and #BringZephaniahHome and so many other children in CPS custody. (Bring Ra Home, Operation Stop CPS)

Welcome to the age of second-guessing parenting. (The Atlantic)

Inside Diana Taurasi and Penny Taylor’s nursery for baby #2. (People)

Score 20% off all Freda Salvador sneakers and sandals with code SUMMERLOVE. (Freda Salvador)

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