Working Mom Reading List

Juggling Careers and Motherhood

I Know How She Does It: How Successful Women Make the Most of Their Time by Laura Vanderkam

Drop the Ball: Achieving More by Doing Less by Tiffany Dufu

The Ambition Decisions: What Women Know About Work, Family, and the Path to Building a Life by Hana Schank and Elizabeth Wallace

Work PAUSE Thrive: How to Pause for Parenthood Without Killing Your Career by Lisen Stromberg

The Mompowerment Guide to Work-Life Balance: Insights from Working Moms on Balancing Career and Family by Suzanne Brown

Boss Mom: The Ultimate Guide to Raising a Business & Nurturing Your Family Like a Pro by Dana Malstaff

Lean In: Women, Work, and the Will to Lead by Sheryl Sandberg

Fertile Imagination: A Guide for Stretching Every Mom’s Superpower for Maximum Impact by Melissa Llarena

Pregnancy, Maternity Leave and Beyond

What No One Tells You: A Guide to Your Emotions from Pregnancy to Motherhood by Dr. Alexandra Sacks and Dr. Catherine Birndorf

Here’s the Plan.: Your Practical, Tactical Guide to Advancing Your Career During Pregnancy and Parenthood by Allyson Downey

Back to Work After Baby: How to Plan and Navigate a Mindful Return from Maternity Leave by Lori K. Mihalic-Levin, JD

The Fifth Trimester: The Working Mom’s Guide to Style, Sanity, and Success After Baby by Lauren Smith Brody

Doing Our Best for the Moment

Extreme You: Step Up. Stand Out. Kick Ass. Repeat. by Sarah Robb O’Hagan

Essentialism: The Disciplined Pursuit of Less by Greg McKeown

Just for Fun (Fiction)

I Don’t Know How She Does It by Allison Pearson