The Motherlode: Our Top Weekly Links

Written by Katie Hintz-Zambrano
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Dwayne Wade and Gabrielle Union introduce the world to their daughter, Zaya, publicly showing support for her gender identity. (Instagram, ESPN)

The Frida Mom ad that was deemed “too graphic” for the Oscars. (Glamour)

LeBron James awards 4 years of college tuition to the 193 students in the first graduating class of his “I Promise” school. (CNN)

A new study finds young people still hold traditional views about who does what at home. (The New York Times)

Hair Love wins at the Oscars, and Texas teen Deandre Arnold—who was suspended for refusing to cut his dreadlocks—walks the read carpet with its producers. (Variety)

Why we need to rethink the nuclear family ideal. (The Atlantic)

How co-sleeping can help you and your baby. (Greater Good Magazine)

Michelle Obama on the benefits of becoming an empty nester. (People)

How hospitals changed their approach to stillbirths. (The Atlantic)

Serena Williams on why working moms are superheroes. (Time)

How to be a supportive partner, through pregnancy and beyond. (The New York Times)

Suicidal behavior is declining among LGBTQ teens, but the problem remains pervasive. (The Hill, Medicine Cabinet).

A new lawsuit accuses Juul of buying ads for Cartoon Network, Nickelodeon, and other kids’ websites. (Buzzfeed)

In response to the rise in childhood obesity, Unilever will stop marketing its food and drinks to kids under 12. (AdWeek)

A single mother shares her $9.28 paycheck for 70 hours of work as a waitress on TikTok. (BoredPanda)

The reproductive justice gap at HBCUs. (The Nation)

A new book on breastfeeding, race, and injustice. (NPR)

Millennial parents are stressed out about the cost of raising kids. (Business Insider)

Janet Jackson on her son’s obsession with music. (Jimmy Fallon)

The 14-year-old behind the viral Renegade dance. (The New York Times)

Got toddler selfies filling up your camera roll? You’re not alone. (The Atlantic)

Ziggy Marley reflects on his father’s legacy on what would have been his 75th birthday. (NPR)

A new exhibit at The Met showcases stories of black girlhood in the South. (The New York Times)

The surprise blessing of a snow day. (The Atlantic)

How a Kentucky family built a tiny house village on one lot to house all their children. (Insider)

The “creative crisis” of motherhood, in photos. (Dazed)

The Rock’s 18-year-old daughter officially signs with the WWE. (People)

Tonya Lee on motherhood, marriage, and more. (Black Love)

Rare pics of celebs and their kids, including Beck and his lookalike son and Sofia Coppola and her daughter. (People)

A variety of stars’ moms got the +1 treatment at the Oscars. (Time)

All about the Spotify Kids app. (Mashable)

Milla Jovovich named her newborn daughter Osian. (People)

Enrique Iglesias and Anna Kournikova welcomed their third child, a girl. (Instagram)

Rick Moranis will return to the Honey, I Shrunk The Kids franchise. (Deadline)

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