Welcome to Motherwell Books

Motherwell Books is an innovative online platform devoted entirely to parenting books and the people who read and write them. Parenting is hard, books make it easier. We will be featuring the latest releases, evergreen favorites, plus our very own recommendations—selected especially to help curious parents and parents-to-be navigate this life-altering journey!


Parenting Books Coming Soon/Just Released


A collection that truly affirms and destigmatizes the act of
becoming a parent over 40, whether by choice or by chance.
Science-based strategies to help you cope with common challenges and make peace with your transformed identity.
How to think clearly—and with less ambient stress—about the key decisions of the elementary school years.

Never trust anyone who has not brought a book with them. 

Lemony Snicket

What We Recommend


A responsible mother is not one who slowly dies for her children, but one who shows them how to fully live. 
MORE BOOKS ON RELATIONSHIPS

Simply identifying the issue of unequal labor on the home front isn’t enough: we need a solution.
MORE BOOKS ON WORK-LIFE BALANCE

The biggest question is not, Will my daughter walk or talk? but, How can I best love my girl, just as she is?
MORE BOOKS ON SPECIAL NEEDS

The potential negative impact of this new girlie-girl culture is undeniable.
MORE BOOKS ON GENDER

Overparenting has the potential to ruin a child’s confidence and undermine their education. MORE BOOKS ON EDUCATION

This is a book about facing impossible circumstances and desperately wishing you could turn back the clock.
MORE BOOKS ON GRIEF/LOSS

New Children’s Books We Love


The Phantom Tolbooth meets Coco in this captivating magical realist adventure.

The moose plays the cello. The deer, violin. And it’s ONE-two-three, ONE-two-three, time to begin! 

Every young reader will discover firsthand how to slay their fears and find their inner power.

Resources


The Conscious Kid: dedicated to equity and promoting healthy racial identity development in youth

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