There are thousands of parenting blogs on the internet. How did we pick our top 10? We looked at their reach on social media, their numbers on Google Analytics, and their accessibility during search results.
1. Huffington Post
Huffington Post accepts and publishes posts from multiple mommy bloggers. This gives you a one-stop-shop for various topics and writing styles. It is a virtual buffet of talent in one location.
2. Cool Mom Picks
Do you want to know all about the coolest tips and trends in the parenting world? Then Cool Mom Picks is the blog for you. There are countless reviews and ideas, you will be left knowing exactly how to win the Cool Mom of the Year award.
3. Rage Against the Minivan
Rage Against the Minivan is all about a real mom’s struggles with young children and adoption. Kristen’s words are unbelievably relate-able and her sense of humor leaves you in stitches.
4. Honest Mom
Honest Mom touts itself as a real blog for real moms. Full of advice, recipes, humor, and resources, it’s community of followers become like an online family. There is even a Facebook community for parenting and mental health support.
5. Scary Mommy
Scary Mommy has many contributors so the writing styles vary. One thing you can always count on is the content stirring emotions. Some pieces will make you laugh, others cry, and still others will cause steam to pour out of your ears. All the posts leave you thinking. It’s a great blog for challenging points of view on hot button topics.
6. The Bloggess
Jenny Lawson tackles parenting issues with snark, sarcasm, and sass. She incorporates dark humor into her writing. She is also an author and her book, Let’s Pretend This Never Happened: A Mostly True Memoir, made the NYT best-seller list. This blog is perfect for wrapping up and especially hard day with a great laugh session.
7. Mom Blog Society
Mom Blog Society is this wonderful library of blog posts of a plethora of subjects written by bloggers from all over the world. Need to know about parenting – they have that. Want to know about traveling the world with kids in tow – they have tips for that. Need a recipe for dinner because Great Aunt Gertrude decided to drop in – they have you covered.
8. Family Focus Blog
Family Focus Blog is another site chock full of a wide-range of topics, tips, and advice. Scarlet does a great job at pulling viable information and resources together to help moms answer their questions about almost any subject. Her fun, easy to read style makes her blog a popular one across all social media platforms.
9. Mama Knows It All
Brandi promotes herself as an African-American blogger who has no idea how she got to where she did in the blogging world. After reading a few of her posts, I can tell you how. She is genuine, real, and encouraging. She promotes love, appreciation, and compassion. Her warmth invites you to pull up a chair, have a cup of coffee, and partake of the goodness she is offering through written word.
10. Tech Savvy Mama
What list would be complete without something for our tech savvy moms? Tech Savvy Mama has you covered. She discusses all the latest gadgets for moms, kids, parenting, and households. She dishes on the ins and outs of technology with ease. The best part of her blog? It makes technology easy to understand for those of us who aren’t so tech savvy.