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Finding Meaning in Motherhood Through Reading

A reader on the expectations and negative self-perceptions experienced as a new mother, and the books about motherhood that helped.

Understanding My Child’s Needs Through Books

This Rioter finally figured out that the books her toddler is choosing to read with her reflect his current interests and his emotional needs, too.

Books That Will Change the Way You Think About Education

Excellent books to change the way you think about the American education system.

How to Lock Down Your Kindle So Your Kids Do Not Buy All The Books: A Guide

Because little fingers love shiny buttons: how to lock down your Kindle so kids don't buy all the books. And how to get your money back when they do.

9 Things I Learned About Parenting From Comic Books

Have a child? Take my advice: read comic books. I've found comic books to be far better parenting guides than actual parenting books. Here are 9 examples.

5 Books About Losing a Child That Have Wrecked Me

Whether you're seeking catharsis or accounts of people coping with grief, the stories in these books about losing a child will stay with you.

Overcoming My Postpartum Reading Slump

Books for Quick Parenting Hacks or Bite-Sized Comic Relief

A parent suggests some books about parenting hacks to save the day with comic relief and quick fixes when you're wearing thin and out of ideas.

Why It’s Important to Read in Front of Kids

All Parents Need ACT NATURAL in their Lives

What That Worrying New Screen Time Study Means for Parents Who Just Want to Read

Does the worrying new screen time study published in JAMA have you fretting about how you'll ever get any work done ever again? Or, you know, any reading?

Literary Quotes About Parenthood

Here are some great quotes about parenthood that beautifully describe the many facets of raising children, to remind you that you are not alone.

Books to Help Celebrate National Breastfeeding Awareness Month

In honor of National Breastfeeding Awareness Month, here are some books about breastfeeding for mothers and expecting moms.

8 Books to Read for Mother’s Day

Looking for books on motherhood that reflect diverse experiences and don't shy from the messy, complicated side of parenting? Check out these excellent reads recommended by a mother for mothers.

Books about Parenting that Tell it Like it is

Books about parenting that don't pretend it's all hashtag blessed.