The Motherlode: Our Top Weekly Links

Written by Katie Hintz-Zambrano
7:30 am
11/29/19

PHOTOGRAPH BY MARK SELIGER for Vanity Fair

In case you missed it: John Legend and Chrissy Teigen’s family-centric Vanity Fair spread. (Vanity Fair)

Kandi Burruss welcomed a little girl, Blaze, via surrogate. (Instagram)

We’re about to see a lot of Baby Yoda this holiday season. (MarketWatch)

Why childcare is so ridiculously expensive. (The Atlantic)

MOTHER Market is back for the holidays! Grab your family and join us! (MOTHER)

How parents spend time with their kids. (Quartz)

Researchers suspect 2037 will be the year more U.K. babies are born to parents who met online than offline. (Yahoo)

Pregnant Venezuelan women are flooding into Colombia to safely give birth. (U.S. News & World Report)

California will now screen children for trauma. (Mic)

There’s been an “explosive” rise in screen time for U.S. toddlers. (CNN)

An argument for using conversation cards with your family. (The New York Times)

Tamir Rice’s mother helped created a safety handbook for young folks dealing with the police. (ACLU, CNN)

Seven autumns of mourning in Newtown. (The Atlantic)

Sad during the holidays? You’re not alone. (The New York Times)

A modernized ear-piercing experience for tweens and teens. (TechCrunch)

The 50 best books of 2019 for teens. (NYPL)

How to stop toy-related, in-store meltdowns? Snap a picture. (GMA)

5 things the parents of “successful kids” do. (Inc.)

The link between shrinking populations and women’s economic empowerment. (Forbes)

Meet the black doulas addressing the maternal care gap. (The Guardian)

Toys to tackle climate change. (CNN)

More info around the U.S.’s falling birth rate. (CNN)

How to promote diversity in STEM. (The Atlantic)

Scarlett Johansson on the loneliness of single parenthood. (The News International)

The number of deaths of children choking on household objects has plummeted 75% since the late ’60s. (WebMD)

How to talk to teens about sex and consent. (KQED)

Elizabeth Banks on being judged for using a surrogate and being a working mom. (People)

Top CEOs are feeling climate change pressure…from their kids. (Fortune)

Savannah Guthrie suffered a serious eye injury when her toddler threw a toy train at her. (Today)

When family members discipline your kids. (The New York Times)

Kehlani on her post-baby style. (Yahoo)

Esther Wojcicki on raising high-achieving children. (Wired)

What’s the difference between a college and university? (The Atlantic)

Eva Mendes on rekindling her ambition after kids. (People)

Amber Rose admits to going under the knife to achieve her post-baby “snap back.” (Instagram)

Fitting in family fitness during the holiday breaks. (The New York Times)

 

 

 

 

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