The market is saturated with parenting books—we all know that. So when a new book about the woes of motherhood debuts, you might wonder if it will offer a different perspective. We’ve all written about potty-training a million times. We talk about our wine glasses getting a little bit fuller all the time. I know, because I do it too.
I offered to read and review Melissa Mowry’s One Mother to Another: This is Just Between Us for a few reasons. I have been a fan and follower of Melissa’s blog One Mother to Another for a while, and I love her voice. So as a fellow writer (and mother) I wanted to support her. I also was genuinely interested in what angle she took—how she would differentiate her work from every other motherhood book on the shelf. And finally, I like when people give me free stuff. Especially stuff I really want. So I offered to review her book if she would send me a copy. Which she did. (There’s my disclaimer!)
So here’s the truth. This is why Melissa’s book is a success and how it is different from other books on the shelves in the Continue Reading