8 Memoirs About Mothers, Motherhood, and Loss

A reader on the memoirs about mothers and motherhood that helped her navigate the transition from "mothered" to "motherless."

Read Like A Mother: 5 Comics and Graphic Novels About Awesome Mom Figures

Comics that highlight awesome mother figures that are perfect for giving to the moms in your life.

The Worst Mothers in Literature

From psychological warfare to captivity to physical abuse, the actions these fictional mothers take against their offspring is the stuff of nightmares.

5 Not-So-Perfect Literary Moms Who Deserve to be Celebrated Anyway

Here is a list of not-so-perfect literary moms who shatter the trope of "ideal supermom" and deserve all the badges of honor in the world. 

17 Mother’s Day Poems: The Long, The Short, and All The Love In Between

From short mother's day poems to long grandiose prose (and some heart-tuggers in between), we collected the best mother's day poems for you.

Our Favorite Literary Mothers

Because sometimes a literary mom is one you wish were your own, too.

Complicated Mothers: A Reading List

From Carrie's mom to Mrs. Coulter, the women of literature who put the madness in motherhood.

Nora Ephron and Literary Moms

One Rioter remembers the women writers whose words have stuck with her.

How My Mother Made Me a Classics Nerd

One reader talks about how her mother taught her to fall in love with the classics.