Parents who help their children too much leave their kids ill-prepared to be adults. By Michaeleen Doucleff
Reading, Toni Morrison said, is political action in and of itself. By Olivia Watson
Hopeful children are happier, more satisfied with life, and more willing to try. By Michele Borba, Ed. D.
It was the official end of the picture book era in our family, and I was surprised by how bereft I felt. By Mary Janevic
Many of us are or will be paying more for our children’s college education than our parents did for ours, what or who is actually responsible? By Ron Lieber
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
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.
In the beginning, we relied on hats to shield Rosie from unwanted stares as we hoped the hair loss would be temporary. By Paula Quinn
It’s a shock that J.K. Rowling—one of our family’s champions—has chosen to deny the very existence of our child. By Carrie Goldman
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
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
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
Be bold. The book you suggest could save a kid’s life. By Melissa Hart
Every day she’d come home and say, “today my friends called me peanut, and it makes me sad.” By Lori Orlinksy