Mothering seemed like downhill skiing, or cooking elaborate meals from scratch - sure, anyone could learn how to do it, but it was much easier for the people who had seen other people do it first, and well, and from a very young age.
My recommendation for our ninth book of the year is Emma Straub's This Time Tomorrow. We follow Alice as she moves through time in an attempt to save her dying father. This is not, however, your typical time travel novel where a protagonist has the capacity to change the future, but rather a reflection on the significance of the tiny minor details of life which make up and modify the whole. Here is the worksheet.