How would any of us survive motherhood without our village? The terrible twos, angsty preteen years, and downright disruptive teens would be enough to do us all in without other moms to remind us we will survive. That’s where our selection of best mom blogs comes in. These are the moms telling their stories for all the world to read, giving you reasons to laugh, cry, and get up to parent another day.
There’s nothing quite as exhausting, or terrifying, as brand-new motherhood. Is your baby breathing right at night? Are they getting enough food? Will the circles under your eyes ever go away? Rookie Moms is the blog for those deep in the trenches of new motherhood, covering everything from newborns to preschool age. You’ll find advice on baby products, tips for improving postpartum symptoms, and emotional stories sure to hit you right in the feels.
The Mom Blog Society isn’t just one mom telling her stories. It’s a group of moms and parenting journalists from around the world offering advice, support, and information for moms in the trenches. Consider this your go-to spot for the latest information on technology, travel, parenting, and kid-friendly recipes.
Arguably one of the most popular mommy blogs on the web, Scary Mommy evolved from one mom’s personal blog into a mega-brand featuring dozens of writers. If you’re looking for posts to help you laugh at the most ridiculous parts of motherhood or inspire you to start fighting for a better world for your kids, this is it. Be prepared, though: This is a space that offers a lot of different points of view on sometimes controversial topics.
Rockin Mama started simply enough: A NICU nurse and new mom just wanted to chronicle her son’s first year of life. But as her posts drew more attention, she realized she loved what she was doing and wanted to expand the blog into something more. Today, this space has a little something to offer all moms, whether you’re interested in finding gluten-free recipes or want a child-friendly review on the latest movies to hit theaters.
Brooke Burke and Lisa Rosenblatt have joined forces to make ModernMom the go-to resource for moms striving to have it all. You’ll find posts dedicated to juggling your career and motherhood, recall information, recipes, and everything else in between. But most importantly, you’ll find a community of moms telling their stories and bonding over the shared experience of motherhood.
Loving and raising a child with special needs presents challenges other parents simply don’t have to face. Finding a space that helps you feel a little less alone in that can sometimes mean everything. Max has cerebral palsy, and his mom is all about raising awareness and being a source of support to other special needs moms. She’s a working mother with two other kids who just wants to share her story in the hopes that it might help other parents in their journey.
Motherhood is the only job that doesn’t come with sick days and vacation time. We all know this, but the moms at 24/7 Moms are here to offer you support and advice when it all starts to seem like a little too much. This is a great space for moms looking for budgeting advice, meal-prep tips, and exciting ways to celebrate the holidays with your kids. Bonus: They’ve even got a section dedicated to keeping your marriage strong.
What do you do if you feel like you have parenting advice to share that no one else is talking about? You start a blog! That’s exactly what Leah Segedie did when she realized she wanted to help other families go green. Her blog is for anyone who wants to live a cleaner lifestyle. She’s here to promote eco-wellness in as many homes as possible and has brought together a community of women ready to support each other in doing the same.
Let’s be honest: The ever-changing world of technology and gadgets our kids have access to can sometimes seem downright terrifying. It’s entirely different from what most of us grew up with. Tech Savvy Mama is the blog for parents worried about navigating that world alongside their kids. It was created by a mom with a background in technology integration who wants to help you understand how to keep your kids safe while still allowing them to embrace the tech available to them.
Let’s hear it for the moms of tweens and teens! Amy Bellgardt knows the struggle, as she’s currently raising one of each. Mom Spark is her third baby, which she created as a way to connect with other mothers. It was an outlet she needed first as a stay-at-home mom and now as a work-from-home mom. This is a space for moms interested in entertainment, travel, parenting, fashion, and even blogging advice for those considering starting a blog of their own.
Tara Ziegmont knows what it’s like to feel overwhelmed and exhausted, both physically and emotionally, by motherhood and life. She writes her blog for other women who may be feeling the same right now, currently unsure of how to find their way out. There’s a lot of focus here on mental, physical, and spiritual health. Tara’s posts reflect her passion for helping women take better care of themselves. Her faith is woven through every word.
You may have recently seen Jenna, the savvy mom, and Lisa, the sassy one, on “Good Morning America” talking about postpartum parties. They’ve come a long way from the start of their blog a few years ago, and their site now boasts several contributors. This is a space for moms looking for posts covering everything from family to fashion. Find awesome recipes and DIY craft ideas in between.
We all have our favorite items that help make motherhood just a little bit easier. Imagine if there were a site dedicated to constantly testing and reviewing those items so moms everywhere could know exactly what to pick. Well, that site exists! Cool Mom Picks is the blog for you if you’ve ever wondered about the best YouTube alternatives or a portable peanut and gluten tester.
With four regular contributors, A Mom’s Take is able to offer up different perspectives and a variety of topics for all moms. Here you can find recipes, travel tips, crafts, gift ideas, fashion advice, and all things parenting. Whether you’re looking for a five-minute morning makeup routine or a little bit of inspiration, these mamas have got you covered.
Do you remember what life was like before you became a mom, who you were? MomTrends wants to remind you that woman is still there. One of their main goals is to help moms find their passion again. This is a blog for moms looking to be inspired. It’s infused with positivity and advice about parenting, yes, but also about being your best self.
You might think a part-time dentist, married to an orthodontist, would write a blog meant to lecture you about your kid’s teeth. But rest assured, Melissa has other things on her mind. Her birth stories may make you tear up, and her Disney posts will absolutely have you wanting to pack your bags for a trip. For moms looking for parenting with a side of humor, and giveaways you’ll absolutely want a chance at, The Mommyhood Chronicles is your blog.
Lori Falcon has raised two kids into adulthood and still has a preteen at home. That’s a lot of parenting experience she infuses into her blog every day, along with a few y’alls for good measure! Her blog isn’t just for fans of rodeos and horse pictures, though. It also features her photography, some of her favorite recipes, and a little bit of gaming talk by this self-professed “tech nerd.”
Scarlet Paolicchi is a Nashville mom who wants to be a resource to other parents, providing tips on everything from family-fun activities to going green. This is a space for moms of newborns to teens; Scarlet has you all covered. She’s got family-friendly recipes, travel tips, and crafts and activities sure to excite your youngsters.
Have you ever had one of those weekends where the kids were going crazy, the weather outside was awful, and you had no idea how to keep them entertained? If so, you’re going to want to check out Mommy Poppins. This is a blog dedicated to helping you find enriching family experiences in your area. Find free events, artsy activities, urban nature explorations, and anything else that might get both you and the kids out of the house and loving life.
Felicia Carter is mom to two. She created this site based on the research she did while pregnant and looking for safe products to use. That goal has since expanded into recipes, craft ideas, and product reviews, making this a great space for moms who want to rely on someone else’s expertise every once in a while.
Blogging since 2005, Krystyn uses sarcasm and honesty to paint a picture of motherhood you’re sure to love. Her blog is great for moms who want to laugh, learn, and grow alongside her in motherhood. She’s got DYI craft ideas, dairy-free recipes, and even a few posts that might just bring a tear to your eye. That is, if you’re at all anxious about your own little ones starting kindergarten.
Jenn is mom to two and an Alabama native with a love for Southern food and family travel. Check in here if you’re looking for crafts and kid activities as well as recipes and fun travel ideas. In fact, this mama has posts from nearly a dozen states her family has traveled to, including tips on where you absolutely must eat while there.
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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.