Blogs have become one of the most powerful ways for parents to share and connect with one another online. Whether you’re looking for information, entertainment, or a little bit of both, here are some of our favorite parent blogs to follow.
1. Most likely to inspire you: Enjoying the Small Things
With a knack for writing and an eye for photography, Kelle Hampton blogs about loving and living with five kids in Naples, FL. She writes with honesty and optimism on everything from DIY holiday crafts to raising a daughter with special needs—and, above all, enjoying the small things in life.
2. Most likely to challenge your perceptions: I Am Not the Babysitter
Jamie Lynne Grumet’s blog focuses on her two sons, one biological and one adopted from Ethiopia. She writes about her experiences with adoption, lifestyle decisions like attachment parenting, her involvement in the global community, and getting mistaken for her children’s babysitter.
3. Most likely to teach you something new: Make It or Fix It Yourself!
When Sharon Hodge left her teaching job to spend more time with her family, she began contemplating different ways to save money, from making homemade cleaning products to doing her own home repairs. She eventually started a blog about her projects. It’s perfect for parents who are living on a budget, or those who simply want to acquire some handy skills!
4. Most likely to give you the travel bug: Luxury Travel Mom
Kim-Marie Evans lives the life most of us only dream about; she works as a freelance writer specializing in luxury and family travel. She blogs about her adventures as she whisks her four kids around the world. Recent destinations include Disney’s Aulani resort in Honolulu, the Dominican Republic, and Paris, France.
5. Most likely to make you laugh: Captain Dad
Pat Byrnes is a stay-at-home dad and cartoonist for The New Yorker. His witty posts and hilarious cartoons, which are all based on his real-life experiences, capture the myriad of emotions that come with being a parent.
6. Most likely to get you hooked: The Posh Little Baby
Kate is a mother of four who enjoys writing about her kids, crafty projects, and shopping obsessions. Her colorful photographs, detailed product reviews, and cute kiddie giveaways will keep you coming back for more!
Do you have a favorite parent blog? Tell us about it!