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Every Mother Should Read This

The Ultimate Reading List for Enlightened Motherhood
by The Blinkist Team | May 3 2024

The path of motherhood is paved with love’s brightest moments, laughter’s warmest memories, and learning’s most valuable lessons. It’s a sacred journey that teaches us to find joy in the delightfully messy chaos and profound wisdom in the inevitable challenges. But mastering these challenges can be tough without the right guidance. This is why the experts from the educational app Blinkist have curated the nine books that every mother should read. Within these books lies the collective knowledge that can transform the demanding art of parenting into an adventure of growth and fulfillment.

9 Books Every Mother Should Read

1. A New Way for Mothers

Louise Webster shares a refreshing approach to balancing a fulfilling career with being a present and nurturing mother. This book is a beacon for any mom looking to redefine her personal and professional life post-children. Get the key ideas on Blinkist in just 17 minutes.

2. The Book You Wish Your Parents Had Read

Philippa Perry offers a compassionate roadmap for creating a strong and healthy bond with your children. It’s an essential read for mothers seeking to understand and nurture their child’s emotional well-being. Get the key ideas on Blinkist in just 12 minutes.

3. Fourteen Talks by Age Fourteen

Navigating adolescence starts with open communication. Michelle Icard’s guide is invaluable for mothers preparing for the critical conversations that shape a teenager’s life. Get the key ideas on Blinkist in just 21 minutes.

4. How to Raise Successful People

Esther Wojcicki’s formula for raising self-reliant children is grounded in her experience as a mother and educator. This book is a source of inspiration for moms who aim to foster independence and resilience in their kids. Get the key ideas on Blinkist in just 21 minutes.

5. ScreamFree Parenting

Hal Edward Runkel presents a revolutionary approach that encourages self-regulation in both parents and children. It’s a transformative read for mothers looking to create a calm and connected family environment. Get the key ideas on Blinkist in just 9 minutes.

6.The Happy Kid Handbook

Katie Hurley’s handbook empowers mothers to understand their child’s unique personality and needs. This book is a treasure trove of strategies for raising happy, well-adjusted kids. Get the key ideas on Blinkist in just 13 minutes.

7. Cribsheet

Emily Oster’s “Cribsheet” takes a data-driven approach to debunk parenting myths, making it a go-to resource for moms seeking evidence-based answers to the myriad questions of early parenthood. Get the key ideas on Blinkist in just 27 minutes.

8. Getting to 50/50

This book is a call to action for achieving gender equality at home and work. Mothers will find practical advice for sharing the load with their partners and thriving in all aspects of life. Get the key ideas on Blinkist in just 18 minutes.

9. Minimalist Parenting

For mothers looking to simplify, “Minimalist Parenting” offers guidance on focusing on what truly matters. It’s about making room for more joy by doing less. Get the key ideas on Blinkist in just 13 minutes.

Want to read all of these books but don’t have the time between your job, the gym, and your social life? Find the knowledge you need, faster and easier, with Blinkist. This award-winning app breaks down densely packed non-fiction books into their core ideas for quick comprehension – giving you all the information you need in 15 minutes or less!

Get inspired and stay ahead of the competition by starting with one of the 6,500 titles in the 27 available categories. Whether you are interested in finding out more about human psychology or understanding the best productivity methods: the app has got you covered.

With the app, you can not only unlock the world’s best non-fiction books but also the collective wisdom of some of our world’s most innovative thinkers. Collections curated by people like Arianna Huffington, Elon Musk, and Oprah are all available for you to gain insight into revolutionary ideas that will help shape and change your future.

Blinkist has collections from the world’s CEOs, business leaders, and top thinkers.

The Learning Tool Made With On-The-Go Learners in Mind

Thanks to its audio function, it’s now easy for everyone to get in a few lessons wherever they may be. Listen to the explainers anywhere, anytime, and on any device. Blinkist made learning new information more accessible for you so you can listen to it, no matter if you’re commuting, at the gym, or cooking.

“As a wife, a mom of three, and a full-time entrepreneur, I yearn for some time to read for both personal and professional reasons. Blinkist is my car companion and pre-sleep friend! I love it.”
–Oula Farawati, Co-founder & CEO

Millions of Mothers Read More Thanks to This App

With more than 30 million users, Blinkist is one of the most popular apps for professionals who are interested in learning more about the complexity of today’s world. It’s clear that users are satisfied as it currently has a 4.8-star rating. Just have a look at what some of the 90,000 5 star-reviews had to say:

“Most effective use of my time. Blinkist allows me to fill in the gaps during a hectic week and still absorb content that has allowed me to grow as a person, and therefore teach others how to grow.”
–iOS 5 Star review

According to Apple, This Is One of the Best Apps for Lifelong Learning

In addition to being named one of the best apps in the world by Apple, Blinkist has also been ranked in the top 20 apps for lifelong learning. It was also featured as the “App of the Day” on the App Store more than 500 times.

Next to Apple, Blinkist has received some of the highest honors, including awards from the UN for its contribution to the education field, and from Google, for its unique design. The app has also been praised by some of the biggest names in the industry, including Tim Cook who visited the employees in Berlin, as well as the New York Times.

Read or listen to the explainers on the award-winning knowledge app Blinkist.
Blinkist explainers already help 30 million users learn new information 10x faster by:
  • Being comprehensive: you get the most important points in the book via “Key Ideas”
  • Cutting out the fluff: the expert curators of Blinkist have cut out all of the unnecessary details and information and only present you with the information most relevant to the topic.
  • And by being quick: You can get most of the key ideas in about 15 minutes or less.

Are you ready to embark on your learning journey? Start learning and take Blinkist for a test drive today. Download it for free on the App or Google Play Store.

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