Parents who help their children too much leave their kids ill-prepared to be adults. By Michaeleen Doucleff
Motherwell talks to parenting author Carla Naumburg, PhD.
Hopeful children are happier, more satisfied with life, and more willing to try. By Michele Borba, Ed. D.
Ten books to help both adults and children navigate the complexities of life as a blended family. By Olivia Watson
We’ve selected nine books for children (and parents) on how to think critically about the origin and legacy of Thanksgiving. By Olivia Watson
Catherine Newman’s wonderful new book offers a guide to 65 hugely useful, super-important skills for teens and tweens.
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
Make sure your children have time together without you. Encourage their collective independence. By KJ Dell’Antonia
The goal isn’t to lecture your children but to kick-start their critical thinking. By Katherine Reynolds Lewis
I’d tried to make my sons do various jobs over the years, all with disastrous results. By David McGlynn
Looking for the perfect parenting gift, book club recommendation or holiday read? Look no further. By Lauren Apfel
The author of All Joy and No Fun talks to Motherwell about parental anxiety, adolescence, and what she regrets about her bestselling book.
By Rebecca Gale
Our carefully curated selection of must-read parenting books from the last few years.
By Lauren Apfel
Jessica Lahey’s book is an incisive and eye-opening read on the pitfalls of modern-day overparenting.
By Randi Olin