The Motherlode: Our Top Weekly Links

Written by Katie Hintz-Zambrano
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Photo via Lynsey Addario for The New York Times

The heartbreaking story of a family killed trying to flee Russian bombs. (The New York Times)

Devastating pictures of a maternity hospital bombed in Ukraine. (ABC)

Terrified Ukrainian surrogates and the foreign parents waiting for their children. (The Guardian)

Grimes and Elon Musk had a second baby together, a daughter named Exa Dark Sideræl. Nickname is Y. (Vanity Fair)

How the pandemic has shaped babies’ development. (The Atlantic)

Researchers found the Pfizer vaccine offers little protection against omicron infection in kids 5-11, but it does offer protection from serious illness. (NBC)

Florida’s controversial surgeon general is asking parents not to vaccinate their kids. (CNN)

The difficulty of treating children’s speech disorders when masks are involved. (The Atlantic)

Raising a trans son and fighting for his freedom. (MOTHER)

How you can support migrant women farm-workers with much-needed clothing and feminine product donations this month. (Flower in Spanish)

Amy Schumer speaks about the difficulty of going through IVF and being happy with one child. (Chelsea Handler)

The Power of the Dog director Jane Campion on the loss of her son at 2 weeks old. (Vanity Fair)

What’s in a dad? (NPR)

Reading Rainbow is back! (New York Times)

Allyson Felix on how motherhood made her a better activist. (TIME)

Mom-approved kids’ books featuring strong female characters. (MOTHER)

Sandra Oh on motherhood and friendship. (Review Journal)

The Hanna Andersson x Miffy collab is here. (Hanna Andersson)

A portrait of sisterhood between two single mothers. (The Atlantic)

Nicki Minaj on motherhood and her musical legacy. (ET)

Just in time for Day Light Savings—tried-and-true tips for getting your kids out the door faster. (MOTHER)

Grab two beautiful pots and save $70 at Our Place’s “seeing double” sale. (Our Place)

50+ modern baby shower gifts to give. (MOTHER)

Mini Rodini’s new line is inspired by Mt. Kilimanjaro. (Mini Rodini)

BABYBJÖRN’s latest collection is also inspired by mountain landscapes. (BABYBJÖRN)

Jennifer Lopez teamed up with Jimmy Fallon for her first kids’ book, Con Pollo. (Amazon)

VTech’s new “gaming chair” for toddlers—cool or depressing? (Walmart)

How to raise a feminist son. (MOTHER)

Soccer stars Ali Krieger and Ashlyn Harris open up about motherhood. (GMA)

Bathing Culture launched a trippy new towel. (Bathing Culture)

A sweet new line of toothpaste, toothbrushes, mouthwash, and flossers for kids. (Frost)

The founder and CEO of Oui The People on her new-mama must-haves. (MOTHER)

An argument for saving public schools. (The Atlantic)

Maurices just launched a line for tween girls, ages 8-12. (Evsie)

DÔEN’s Spring Forward sale is on! (DÔEN)

The power of reading boys kid-lit books marketed to girls. (MOTHER)

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