Motherwell is a publication that tells all sides of the parenting story. We accept work on a variety of parenting-related themes—culture, family life, obstacles and overcoming them. We have two streams of writing on the site:

Motherwell: Our featured original articles—either personal essays or perspective pieces—for which we pay.

The Well: A place where we collect other pieces: syndicated and sponsored posts, shorter essays and alternative formats, including videos, graphic memoirs, lists. These are unpaid.

We are unfortunately unable to give individual feedback, but we do offer personally tailored editorial services.

For time-sensitive articles, email us directly at, with the word “timely” in the subject line.