All the Most Fascinating Mom Books We’re Reading Right Now

Let’s face it. Most moms do not get a lot of time to read. With work, home, school and after-school obligations, our “free time” is limited. But that doesn’t mean we don’t enjoy a good book — or two or three. In fact, most of the moms we know are very well read. How do we do it? Some combination of dedication, obsession and multitasking is our guess.

But what books should moms invest in given the scarcity of reading time?

Well, we have quite a few ideas. And while we couldn’t pack all our favorites into this roundup — there were simply too many to keep track of — we narrowed it down to some of the best nonfiction titles out there. Because why bother with fiction when real life is this interesting?

If you’re looking for a solid nonfiction read, look no further. Ahead are our top picks in memoir, self-help, parenting, essay collections and more. Get ready to take in some major life lessons while you “supervise” your kids’ bath time — or homework or soccer practice… we won’t tell.

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A version of this article was originally published in November 2018.