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!
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.
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.
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.
Daily updates on the writer Tracey’s mind flashes and thoughts on parenthood.
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.
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.
The blog of a South African mum with twins, it’s definitely worth checking out her day to day adventures.
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
Based in Maine, the writer Kim is an ex dolphin trainer and writes an incredibly humorous daily account of life as a parent.
A really good blog with daily updates from different members each day. A really eclectic mix of experiences and styles, a great read.
An incredibly funny blog written by a mum addicted to Starbuck’s in between looking after her kids!
Packed with tips, advice, tools and gadgets to help make parenting easier as well as fun. It’s a great read and incredibly helpful.
As the title suggests, a sarcastic and incredibly funny take on the day to day woes of motherhood.
Written by a mum called Liz, an ex advertising professional, with little experience of motherhood. Honest and excellent reading.
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.
A great sceptical yet creative take on day to day life and motherhood.
A great cook and mum living in Colorado. Passionate writings about motherhood, birth, natural living and urban home-making.
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.
The blog of 30-something bossy mum, wife, worrier and control freak Jennifer. Everyday adventures, thoughts, advice and stories.
Incredibly funny, everyday madness and hilarious stories. A great read all round!
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’.
Thoughts about motherhood in between more interesting activities!
Blogging for sanity! Brilliant stories about the stresses of parenthood and day to day life.
The blog of a graduate student and mother of an adopted Ethiopian baby boy. A really interesting and different read.
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.
A weekly podcast from working mums Erin & Kristin. The voice of all you working mums out there!
Admittedly slight unstable mum Katie loves all things new and old about motherhood. Really funny and well written.
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!
Diatribe about life & family are Sarah Porter’s dummy, typing away is the only way to sooth her which makes for great reading!
Freelance writer and author Rebecca Woolf blogs about the trials & tribulations of motherhood in LA.
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.
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!
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.
A very real blog, written from the heart whether it is sweet or sour.
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.
Motherhood and photography from extremely talented mum Mishelle Lane.
Hilarious daily accounts from a mum who plays Food Network and whose mum didn’t love her. Cynicism at its best.
Great nagging and humour from a mum, wife, daughter, sister, designer and admitted computer addict!
A passionate account of relationships, community and family coupled with a passion for people makes great reading on this interesting little blog.
A Canadian mum with two kids and husband of nine years. Incredibly funny and real accounts of an everyday mum.
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!
Freelance writer and mum discussing things that every work at home mum should relate to.
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.
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.
A blog chronicling the interesting adventures of student, feminist and mother of four as she balances family life with running her online businesses.
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!
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.
A really different blog from political analyst Joanne Bamberger. A mum’s guide to politics and a great place for discussion.
An amusing blog about everyday musings of a Canadian mum who wants to take over the world and actively supports a number of charities.
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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