Motherwell features twelve of our favorite reads of the year. Memoir, advice, fiction, and more!
Here are some great ideas for how parents can help encourage their kids to read. By Lisseth Aizpurua
One of the rules in group therapy is no secrets. The members become your support system, and everyone can talk about anything they want, without limitations.
We’ve selected nine books for children (and parents) on how to think critically about the origin and legacy of Thanksgiving. By Olivia Watson
Your Pandemic Stories, Jill Biden to Keep Working, How to Help Kids With Strong Emotions, and more.
Catherine Newman’s wonderful new book offers a guide to 65 hugely useful, super-important skills for teens and tweens.
Both you and your partner have only 24 hours in a day and each of those hours holds equal value. By Eve Rodksy
Every fertility journey is different. You never really know what somebody else is going through. By Amy Klein
Ada Calhoun gives a voice to middle-age struggles—and empowers a generation of women who were raised to “have it all.”
Eve Rodsky’s book Fair Play presents a hands-on, systematic solution to how to share the division of labor at home.
When I ask if they’re hungry, the girls are silent at first. Then each looks to a friend’s face to discover the answer. By Glennon Doyle
When children feel pressured to perform well in the public realm, they have a hard time recognizing what really matters to them. By Dr. Madeline Levine
I’m surprised by how many moms give me the thumbs-up for “letting” my daughter be a pirate. By Mimi Lemay
Sixteen of the best books that offer a unique insight into parenting in our ever-changing modern world.
Thirteen of the best memoirs out there that shine a bright light on the challenges and rewards of parenting.
Ten of the best books out there that will help make the work of parenting easier, less worrisome, and more fun.
On carrying grief forward, not getting over it. A Motherwell interview with Nora McInerny.
So much of who we are has to do with how we think about our own parents and our own childhood.
I didn’t have my therapist hat on when my son went through his grief—I was just his mom, muddling through it alongside him. By Lori Gottlieb
Because the new story is a bit of a sequel, I leaned towards using the same boy character again. But I remember thinking, “Why do I have to choose?” By Denise Barry
The mental space freed up by not giving a shit? It’s delicious. By Sophfronia Scott
I now hear regularly about girls who are so fearful of disappointing their teachers that they skip sleep to do extra-credit work for points they don’t need. By Lisa Damour
Stephanie Land’s daughter learned to walk in a homeless shelter. In her debut memoir, she tells the story of how they survived.
Time heals so much of what goes wrong in life, but the memory of what happened to Mum on that day still makes my body react. By Clover Stroud
Make sure your children have time together without you. Encourage their collective independence. By KJ Dell’Antonia