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Let’s be honest: No matter how many things we do in our lives, nothing has the power to change us like motherhood.
The overwhelming love. The fear of messing it all up. The sweet snuggles. The never-ending exhaustion. Motherhood is all we’ve ever dreamed it to be and everything we feared at once. For most of us, it’s the most all-consuming thing we’ll ever do.
Intense, right? It’s no wonder we look to mom blogs for solidarity, advice, inspiration, and sometimes just a few laughs. These are the top blogs that provide all of that and more.
Mom Blog Society
If you’re looking for mom voices from around the world, Mom Blog Society might just be your new favorite site. Various contributors offer advice, personal perspectives, and the latest in parenting news. There’s also a whole section devoted to recipes you won’t want to miss. Visit the blog.
Family Focus Blog
Scarlet Paolicchi is a mom to two. She stays home with her kids and blogs with the hope of creating a parenting resource others can learn from and rely on. Along with several other contributors to Family Focus Blog, she works to provide unique parenting perspectives, craft and activity ideas, and inspiration for going green. Visit the blog.
Leah Segedie saw a void in the mom-blogging community that she knew she could fill. She’s a passionate food activist who aims to teach other moms healthy living practices. Mamavation community members lost a total of over 3,500 pounds. Her ShiftCon Social Media Conference is also a must-attend event for green and wellness bloggers. Visit the blog.
As a NICU nurse by day and blogger by night, Rockin Mama initially created this blog to document her son’s first year of life. What it evolved into is a space for this baby wearing, co-sleeping, breastfeeding mama to share her passions: health, fitness, and going green. You’ll find everything from DIY crafts to entertainment news. Visit the blog.
Jill Smokler initially created Scary Mommy as her own personal mommy blog. It didn’t take long for her fun and relatable voice to catch on. The brand eventually evolved into one of the biggest online mommy sites. It now gives a voice to countless mom bloggers still in the trenches of motherhood. Visit the blog.
Love That Max
Max has cerebral palsy. His mom is all about raising awareness as well as providing support and advice to other moms with kids who have special needs. In fact, tagline of Love That Max is “A blog about kids with disabilities who kick butt.” This mama has two other kids and a lot of life to juggle, so she doesn’t shy away from sharing the struggles and joys of their life with Max. Visit the blog.
Monica committed 11 years of her life to corporate America. Then she became a mom and realized a standard 9 to 5 was the last place she wanted to be. So, she quit her job and went to work for herself. Today, she writes Redefining Mom as a mother of two who’s passionate about helping other mamas redefine motherhood for themselves. Visit the blog.
Go Grow Go
Felicia Carter married young, at the age of 19. But over 14 years into that marriage, she’s pretty sure she made the right choice! She has two children in North Carolina, where Felicia works as a school counselor. On Go Grow Go, she blogs about safe products to use while pregnant, saving money, and growing as both a mother and woman. Visit the blog.
Amy Bellgardt is mom to two boys: one tween and one teen. She works from home and created Mom Spark as way to connect with fellow moms, exchange ideas, and share stories of motherhood and life. The site focuses on entertainment, travel, parenting, and fashion. She even offers blogging advice for those who might be interested in starting a mom blog of their very own. Visit the blog.
Feels Like Home
Tara Ziegmont blogs in Pennsylvania, where she’s busy being a 30-something mom of two girls who keep her plenty busy. In April 2017 she had bariatric gastric sleeve surgery, and since that point, she’s lost 170 pounds. On Feels Like Home, she blogs about her weight loss journey (she’s still hoping to lose 50 more pounds), home schooling, family, health, and travel. Visit the blog.
Really, Are You Serious?
If you’re looking for a little sarcasm, Krystyn has you covered! You’ll find reviews, recipes, gift guides, and some great healthy living posts on Really, Are You Serious? You’ll also find a fun and honest parenting perspective from a mom who clearly loves being able to claim that title. Visit the blog.
Tech Savvy Mama
Since 2008, Tech Savvy Mama has been working to help parents navigate parenting in the digital age. Created by Leticia Barr, a former teacher and technology specialist, this site features several contributors who all aim to help parents better understand the technology their kids are using and find the tools they need to parent their kids through this ever-changing technological landscape. Visit the blog.
A Cowboy’s Wife
Lori Falcon is a mom of three, two of whom are now adults, while her youngest is still a preteen. She lives with her family on a ranch and loves blogging on A Cowboy’s Wife about their Texas life, photography, and recipes that are sure to make your mouth water! Visit the blog.
Sweet T Makes Three
The title of this blog is a few years overdue for a change, as it’s now about a family of four! With that small discrepancy aside, Sweet T Makes Three is a great resource for crafting, travel, and recipe posts. Blogger Jenn also includes poignant explorations of motherhood. She isn’t afraid to dive deep into some of its struggles — like what it means to be an older mom who feels like an outsider. Visit the blog.
Savvy Sassy Moms
Moms, consider this your go-to online style magazine. Jenna is the savvy and Lisa is the sassy, and together they’re two moms and educators who decided to work together on a site mothers everywhere could rely on. Using their love of learning and wealth of experiences, they’ve built a Savvy Sassy Moms community focused on family and fashion. Really, who says the two can’t go hand in hand? Visit the blog.
Cool Mom Picks
If the site’s title didn’t give it away, this is a blog that will help you find all your new favorite parenting essentials. Cool Mom Picks has everything from book recommendations your kids are sure to love and delicious recipes to tech we’re not sure how our parents parented without. Of course, you should peruse at your own risk. You might find yourself on a massive shopping spree after spending time on this blog. Visit the blog.
Jenn’s Blah Blah Blog
Jenn is a full-time mommy, taxi, chef, boo-boo kisser, and New Mexico lifestyle blogger raising four kids. She works with brands from around the world and has several contributors to Jenn’s Blah Blah Blog. You’ll find money saving tips, marriage advice, recipes, and DIY craft ideas you have to try! Visit the blog.
A Mom’s Take
What started as a mom blog about Phoenix in 2010 has expanded to a space featuring writers from across the country. These moms share recipes, travel tips, crafts, gift ideas, blogging tips, and all things parenting. A Mom’s Take strives to feature a variety of voices, creating a space where real women can share real stories that other moms can relate to and learn from. Visit the blog.
“We strive to be moms that live with purpose and passion. We think you need less stuff and more time.” This is how MomTrends presents itself, and really succinctly sums up what they’re all about. This site aims to help moms rediscover the passions they had before motherhood and navigate the challenges they face now that they’ve joined the mom club. Visit the blog.
The Mommyhood Chronicles
Melissa is a part-time dentist and married to an orthodontist. (She swears her three kids have phenomenal teeth.) She blogs about their life, their little ones, and all things Disney. The Mommyhood Chronicles is a great spot to check out recipe ideas, travel tips, and reviews of the latest kid and baby products. Visit the blog.
If you’re running low on ideas for things to do with your kids, look on Mommy Poppins for inspiration. This blog is dedicated to helping you find enriching experiences for your family. They include free events, artsy activities, urban nature explorations, and anything else that might get both you and the kids out of the house. Visit the blog.
Leah Campbell is a writer and editor living in Anchorage, Alaska. She’s a single mother by choice after a serendipitous series of events led to the adoption of her daughter. Leah is also the author of the book “Single Infertile Female” and has written extensively on the topics of infertility, adoption, and parenting. You can connect with Leah via Facebook, her website, and Twitter.