One Mother To Another: The Book!

It’s no secret that parenting books are a dime a dozen. Certain books will tell you what type of fruit your baby most resembles this week or the best method for calming a colicky newborn. Others will teach you how to potty train your toddler in three days or convince your four-year-old to eat something other than ketchup. But what about the rest of it—all the other million little moments that make up being a parent?
memo_210416_0080-Edit 2Known for her wit and honesty about raising young children through her popular blog One Mother to Another, Melissa Mowry brings us a collection of stories about those little details—the kinds of things you whisper to a mom friend over a glass of wine but rarely hear anyone talk about out loud. In a relatable style that’s both funny and raw, Mowry tackles subjects that span pregnancy loss and marital growing pains to mom guilt and the occasional desire to run away from home. If you’ve ever read a parenting book and wished for a little more, you’ll find One Mother to Another: This Is Just Between Us to be a fresh new take on the world’s most talked-about subject.

Editorial Reviews

“Every mother should have a best friend to give her the real lowdown on what motherhood is like. Melissa Mowry is that friend, and this book is that lowdown.” 
—Jill Smokler, New York Times bestselling author of Confessions of a Scary Mommy and founder of 

“One Mother to Another reads less like a book and more like every conversation you’ve ever had with a best friend—the ones where you say what you mean without any fear of “bad mom” judgment, the ones you know your husband and mother-in-law will never hear about—her raw honesty as fresh and unassuming as it is endearing. Melissa’s stories will draw you in, but her witty voice and lovely prose will keep you engaged to the end. “One Mother To Another: This is Just Between Us” is the book I wish someone had given me while I was in the trenches, desperate for a voice of camaraderie, and it will be the book I give to any new moms in my tribe in the future.”
—Tori Grenz, editor,

“Melissa has a fresh and honest voice that makes her stories feel so grounded and real. While reading her essays, it was easy for me to imagine that her experiences are mine, because in many ways they are. Relatable, funny and insightful, this is the book every mother should have on her nightstand.” 
Bangor Daily News

What Moms Are Saying About One Mother to Another:

“One Mother To Another is the realest depiction of motherhood I have ever come across. Being a stay-at-home mom can be lonely, and on tough days I felt like I had a best friend by my side reading Melissa’s stories.  Her writing is poignant, relatable, and therapeutic.  I cried tears of joy, laughter, and healing as I reflected on each story. This book is a gift I will be giving to all the mothers in my life!”

“One Mother To Another is a friend to laugh with, a shoulder to cry on, a confidant to share secrets with, and a fellow mom to offer advice — all in the form of a book. It’s full of real stories – happy, sad, heart string pulling, tear inducing stories–that make you feel as though you’re sitting next to Melissa with a cup of coffee and sharing many “Oh my gosh, me too!” moments with her. Whether you’re a new mommy or an old timer, this book has a little bit of everything for everyone. It tells unspeakable truths and resonates with every type of mother that exists.”

“If you’re an expecting mom, you need this book. If you’re a new mom, you need this book. If you’re a ‘I have three kids and I got this’ mom, you need this book. If you have adult children, you need this book.  I smiled, I laughed, I cried, and maybe, it you caught me at the right chapter, ugly cried while reading through Melissa’s life. I’ve never read a book that’s more relatable, even with the moments/milestones I haven’t been through myself. Melissa is a down to earth, hilarious, tell-it-like- it-is momma. This book is going to be a staple in every mom’s library.”

“One Mother To Another: This Is Just Between Us is an honestly vulnerable recollection of motherhood. No matter what season of parenting you’re in, you’ll be nodding your head, laughing, and crying with each turn of the page. Melissa is so relatable and has a way with words that makes you feel like you’re sharing stories with your best girlfriend.”

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