The Web’s Best Mum Blogs

by Charlotte.Barnes on March 1, 2010

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With Mother’s Day 2010 just around the corner I decided to search high and low and here is my list of the web’s top ‘Mum Blogs….

Is there a better place to get parenting advice from than a ‘Mum blog’ where you can discuss and see the everyday experiences of other parents?

There’s no better way to learn than through experience!

The Mommy Blog

Mommy Blog

This site chronicles the day to day life of Melinda Roberts, everyday mum and also writer of ‘Mommy Confidential: Adventures from the Wonderbelly of Motherhood’. The writing is incredibly witty and humorous whilst tackling issues both good and bad alongside the everyday challenges of motherhood.

Motherthoughts

Motherthoughts

This is an amazing little blog from a Jewish mum who is also a talented writer, feminist and researcher. As well as great advice the humour is side splitting at times.

MommyBlog

Mommyblog

Set up by her husband as a birthday present, this mum has really run with it. Regular updates on the challenges of life and motherhood make this a great read.

Just Another Mommy Blog

Just Another Mommy Blog

Daily updates on the writer Tracey’s mind flashes and thoughts on parenthood.

Blonde Mom Blog

Blonde Mom Blog

A great blog written by a 39-year-old working mum with 2 young girls. As you can imagine, there’s regular updates on coping with work, parenthood and generally trying to stay sane.

Modern Mommy Blog

Modern Mommy Blog

Written by a 29-year-old mum with an 18-month-old baby girl, a sociology degree and a career working with at risk families to advise them on parenthood. A really engrossing read covering many angles of life as a parent.

So Close

So Close

The blog of a South African mum with twins, it’s definitely worth checking out her day to day adventures.

Kim Chi Mamas

Kimchi Mamas

A really interesting blog written by a group of Korean American mums. A really interesting take on day to day life, culture and being a mum and a woman

News From Hawkhill Acres

News From Hawkhill Acres

Based in Maine, the writer Kim is an ex dolphin trainer and writes an incredibly humorous daily account of life as a parent.

Writing Mamas Salon

Writing Mamas Blog

A really good blog with daily updates from different members each day. A really eclectic mix of experiences and styles, a great read.

Joy Unexpected

Joy Unexpected

An incredibly funny blog written by a mum addicted to Starbuck’s in between looking after her kids!

Soapbox Mom

Soapbox Mom

Packed with tips, advice, tools and gadgets to help make parenting easier as well as fun. It’s a great read and incredibly helpful.

Sarcastic Mom

Sarcastic Mom

As the title suggests, a sarcastic and incredibly funny take on the day to day woes of motherhood.

Mom101

Mom 101

Written by a mum called Liz, an ex advertising professional, with little experience of motherhood. Honest and excellent reading.

June Cleaver Nirvana

June Cleaver Nirvana

Written by a Texan mother of 3 young boys, a cat and a dog that loves poker. A real take on everyday life as a mother.

Absolutely Bananas

Absolutely Bananas

A great sceptical yet creative take on day to day life and motherhood.

Crunchy Domestic Goddess

Crunchy Domestic Goddess

A great cook and mum living in Colorado. Passionate writings about motherhood, birth, natural living and urban home-making.

Committed Parent

The Committed Parent

A ‘Mum blog’ written by a dad! As well as being father and blogger, Mark Brady is a social neuroscience teacher! He’s an award winning author and co-founder of the Children’s Grief Program in California, an educated look at the life of a dad.

Play Groups Are No Place For Children

Playgroups Are No Place For Children

The blog of 30-something bossy mum, wife, worrier and control freak Jennifer. Everyday adventures, thoughts, advice and stories.

Mom To The Screaming Masses

Mom To The Screaming Masses

Incredibly funny, everyday madness and hilarious stories. A great read all round!

Mother Goose Mouse

mothergoosemouse

 

A pressurised mum who’s obsessed with the cleanliness of the kitchen floor whilst having to contend with an incredibly intelligent toddler, a kindergartener who could shatter windows with a single bellow, a baby that won’t stop eating and a husband on top of that! As you can imagine, things often get ‘interesting’.

Undomestic Diva

undomesticdiva

Thoughts about motherhood in between more interesting activities!

Motherhood Uncensored

motherhooduncensored

Blogging for sanity! Brilliant stories about the stresses of parenthood and day to day life.

The Dalaimama

dalaimama

The blog of a graduate student and mother of an adopted Ethiopian baby boy. A really interesting and different read.

Crazy Blogging Canuk

crazybloggingcanuck

Giving up a wanderlust, travel-writing lifestyle to be a mum! This blog tells the tale of a good wife yet stressed mum who used to be a local radio personality and publicist.

Maniac Mommies

manicmommies

A weekly podcast from working mums Erin & Kristin. The voice of all you working mums out there!

Mother Bumper

motherbumber

Admittedly slight unstable mum Katie loves all things new and old about motherhood. Really funny and well written.

Three Boys Under My Roof

threeboysandme

Wife and mum Heather has two boys and a career as an engineer, she prefers the job of being a mum but she has mouths to feed!

Imaginary Binky

imaginarybinky

Diatribe about life & family are Sarah Porter’s dummy, typing away is the only way to sooth her which makes for great reading!

Girls Gone Child

girlsgonechild

Freelance writer and author Rebecca Woolf blogs about the trials & tribulations of motherhood in LA.

Notes From The Trenches

notesfromthetrenches

Running since 2004, Chris Jordan never expected more than handful of people to ever read it but since then ‘Notes From The Trenches’ has been nominated for several blog awards and has a loyal following.

This Full House

thisfullhouse

A full on leap into the life of Liz, a gadget lover with 4 kids, 2 cats, a sock eating hyperactive Labrador and far too much washing!

And Baby Makes 6

babymakes6

Jody and her husband uprooted their whole family from the small town they loved and decided to move to the beach, buy a sailboat and now spend their time forcing their kids into cruises. Interesting and amusing reading from a different perspective.

Antique Mommy

antiquemommy

A very real blog, written from the heart whether it is sweet or sour.

Gwendomama

gwendomama

A passionate, yet expletive filled, blog which is highly understandable while raising two children and cope with the loss of her husband. Food obsessed and very interesting, it’s always interesting here.

Secret Agent Mama

secretagentmama

Motherhood and photography from extremely talented mum Mishelle Lane.

Whisky In My Sippy Cup

whiskeyinmysippycup

Hilarious daily accounts from a mum who plays Food Network and whose mum didn’t love her. Cynicism at its best.

Temporarily Me

temporarilymedotcom

Great nagging and humour from a mum, wife, daughter, sister, designer and admitted computer addict!

Single Super Mama

singlesupermama

A passionate account of relationships, community and family coupled with a passion for people makes great reading on this interesting little blog.

Crunchy Carpets

crunchycarpets

A Canadian mum with two kids and husband of nine years. Incredibly funny and real accounts of an everyday mum.

Who’s the Boss Blog

whostheboss

Written by a career woman that spends her days bossing men but when the working day is over – goes home to be bossed by a four-year-old boy who often refuses to wear trousers!

Beyond Mom

beyondmom

Freelance writer and mum discussing things that every work at home mum should relate to.

Mommy Cracked

mommycracked

An online diary about her life, memories and experiences; Mandy started her blog in 2007 as a creative release whilst being a homemaker. It’s now a great source of advice and way to connect with other like-minded mums.

Walking With Scissors

walkingwithscissors

Attention seeking, overprotective, 30-something stay-at-home mum Lynn loves her camera, summer, Cabbage Patch Kids, books and occasionally throwing a tantrum. Insightful look into the everyday life and loves of a homemaker.

Melia Lore

melialore

A blog chronicling the interesting adventures of student, feminist and mother of four as she balances family life with running her online businesses.

Six Browns

sixbrowns

Action packed writing from a mum that suffered with infertility but has grown a lovely family through medical treatment and adoption. Now with three girls and a newly adopted boy from Ethiopia you can imagine how lively things get!

Blog That Mommy!

blogthatmommy

Leaving the business world to be a full time mum, Neila writes about her new job and how it’s the most fulfilling and rewarding yet frustrating job she’s ever had. Starting the blog due to her need for adult interaction it is a great read and way to connect.

Pundit Mom

punditmom

A really different blog from political analyst Joanne Bamberger. A mum’s guide to politics and a great place for discussion.

The Redneck Mommy

redneckmom

An amusing blog about everyday musings of a Canadian mum who wants to take over the world and actively supports a number of charities.

CityMama

citymama

Thoughts and contemplations of style, food, pop, culture and parenthood from professional writer, blog editor and producer Stefania Pomponi Butler. A great mum blog with a bit of a twist.



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{ 9 comments… read them below or add one }

Mommy Cracked 02 Mar 2010 at 3:49 pm

Wow! I am so honored to be listed here among such fantastic blogs. Thank you for this!

crunchy domestic goddess (amy) 02 Mar 2010 at 5:56 pm

Thank you so much for including my blog. What an honor. 🙂

sandi 02 Mar 2010 at 7:10 pm

Thanks for reading my blog and I am glad you like it. Honored to be amongst some pretty impressive bloggers.

Texasholly 02 Mar 2010 at 7:39 pm

Thanks so much for including me. I am going to stand very still in the corner and pretend like I belong.

Melia 08 Mar 2010 at 10:26 pm

Thank you for the award! And all of your work with the graphic!

Adam 11 Mar 2010 at 3:49 pm

This is a really nice post, thanks kate

sheabynature 13 Apr 2010 at 11:22 pm

I like the Single Super Mama Blog. I don’t know why I like more this one…..

Nicole (MomentsMom) 24 Jan 2011 at 5:19 pm

Thanks so much for including me on your list.
I wanted to pass along our update – we’ve moved SoapboxMom over to a new blog where I’ll be writing as MomentsMom.
Thanks again for your support!

Kate 26 Jan 2011 at 7:44 pm

Great list of blogs! Hope to make it in your top 50 in the near future. Please check out our blog http://www.thethreemomketeers.com . Its about three moms from different parts of the world blogging about mom stuff!

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10 whostheboss (whostheboss) 03/03/2010 at 10:17 pm

I’m in awesome company with this list of great “Mum Blogs” http://blog.interflora.co.uk/the-webs-best-mum-blogs/

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