Moms are known for their natural flair to create, care, connect to and they also cater to the wellbeing of the people around her. Though modern moms, like their moms, grandmothers and great grandmothers, continue rendering their contributions in parenting and families, but not at the cost of compromising their own dreams. When they are not involved in full-time employment, they take up online ventures to make money, to reach out to fellow moms, connect with them and help them manage motherhood, family, and their own passions. And some of them have made their mark as noteworthy mom bloggers. These moms established mom blogs to share their own experiences, impart mothers and offer encouragement and resources for moms to pursue their dreams. Thus, they have evolved to be more efficient in creating things, connecting to people, caring and catering to other moms.
These Internet savvy and creative mom bloggers are not only writing for fancy or leisure, but they are more business minded and driven by their purposes. They claimed a stronghold position in the field of mom¬†blogs¬†for their compassion¬†for extending their support, discussing sensitive issues and guiding on several aspects such as motherhood, parenting and relationships, how to commence blogs or an online venture and many more. I have been searching for and reading countless mom blogs for a long time. With Mother’s Day approaching, I decided to narrow down a list of top influential mom bloggers to depict their success stories and links to their blogs to inspire mom readers of Mizwhiz.
1.¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬† Maria T Bailey, Mariabailey.com ¬†
Maria T Bailey is one of the most renowned marketing professional who has a thriving traffic of more than eleven million moms to her mom blog. Maria, widely recognized as ‚Äėthe voice for moms‚Äô, guides on marketing products/services to mothers. She has been a woman of myriad talents and apart from being a prominent mom blogger, she has been known as a founder of BlueSuitMom.com, host of Host of Mom Talk Radio, National TV Talk Show Host on Lifetime. She has also ventured WE-Women‚Äôs Entertainment Network and the Newbaby.com website. She has written in various magazines and been associated with many publications too. She authored two books on guiding moms how to market products and services for mothers that are ‚ÄėMarketing to Moms: Getting Your Share of the Trillion Dollar Market‚Äô and ‚ÄėTrillion Dollar Moms: Marketing to a New Generation of Mothers‚Äô. Her recent book Mom 3.0 has been already a hit as a ‚Äėhow-to‚Äô guide on marketing tactics to mothers. Check out her blog here¬†and follow her on Twitter¬†@MomTalkRadio.
2.¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬† Ree Drummond, The Pioneer Woman ¬†
Ree Drummond has compromised her urban city life, married a rancher, and embraced a country lifestyle. A mother of four children and a self-proclaimed ‚Äúaccidental country gal‚ÄĚ, Ree Drummond has started a blog, ‚ÄėThe Pioneer Woman‚Äô, that mixes her passion for cooking, photography and her honest confessions.¬† Her photos are stunning as much as her gourmet items that are served to her readers with her frank confessions on lifestyle of Middle America and living of a rancher‚Äôs wife. Her ‚ÄėThe Pioneer Woman‚Äô stands aloft for heavy users‚Äô engagements, best designs, and useful tips. Take a look at her blog, come back to check out other top mom bloggers¬†and follow her on Twitter¬†@thepioneerwoman.
3.¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬† Beth Feldman, Rolemommy.com ¬† ¬†
The mom blogger, the president, the founder of an online community and several events, Beth Feldman has been exemplified as an ideal inspiration for many mothers. She has led her blog Role Mommy to become an online guidebook for moms on how to pursue children‚Äôs dreams without giving up your own. To inspire her readers, she features top moms who are famous in their fields including successful entrepreneurs, fitness experts, authors, television celebrities etc. Feldman depicts stories, hosts events, and writes essays on these women who are successfully balancing between their ambitions and family. Her latest publication Project You magazine caters to rendering ideas and inspirations to manage family and career to new moms. Check out her essays, events, magazine and many more by clicking here¬†and follow her on Twitter¬†@MomAuthors.
4.¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬† Catherine Connors, Her Bad Mother ¬†¬†
Catherine Connors‚Äôs Her Bad Mother blog is a well-acclaimed mom blog among moms. Her Bad Mother mom blog reveals her frank confessions of motherhood that may drop her into our society‚Äôs bad mothers‚Äô camp. Her candid confessions, funny shocking admissions of her motherhood shortcomings counters the ‚Äėgood mother‚Äô image of Western culture that suppresses pain, displeasure and forced expectations on moms. Her provocative discussions and stark criticism on how mothers are pressurized and judged, at times by other moms also, brought her in the spotlight of leading newspapers and magazines like New York Times, the Globe, the Washington Post, Toronto Star, Mail, American Prospect, BBC, CNN, CBC and ABC. Another strong feature that made her mom blog stand tall is ‚Äėcelebrity gossip‚Äô in it. Read her bad mother confessions and true stories on surviving womanhood and motherhood by clicking here¬†and follow her on Twitter¬†@herbadmother.
5.¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬† Jen Singer, Mommasaid.net ¬†
Jen Singer launched her mom blog Mommasaid with a mission to amuse moms with humor and laughter. Her Mommasaid blog amuses readers and manages to win hearts of thousands of readers that they keep coming back to her blog for more laughter medicine. Not only her loyal readers, she caught attention of various elite magazines, websites and newspapers. New York Times, The Chicago Tribune, USA Today, The Washington Post, The Los Angeles Times, Family Circle, Associated Press articles, Parents, Parenting, etc. have written about her and her brainchild, Mommasaid blog.¬† She has also appeared in many noteworthy parenting and women centric shows like Fox & Friends, CBS The Early Show, ABC‚Äôs World News Now, CBS Evening News, The Today Show, Parents TV, WPIX New York etc. Later, she has won the award of Best of the Web designation for Parenting Blogs from Forbes. Take a look at this award winning blog here¬†and follow her on Twitter¬†@JenSinger.
6.¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬† Andrea Fellman, Savvy Sassy Moms ¬†
Andrea Fellman took a stylish route to reach out to moms‚Äô hearts with her illustrious blog, Savvy Sassy Moms. Her mom blog, as the name implies, is a colorful, informative, comprehensive resource for moms for all their small to big enquires. Hence, if you are looking for a well-designed, easy to navigate and stunning blog to get tips on planning your wardrobe, DIY gifts and crafts, vacations, fitness and other lifestyle tips from another mom, hear it from Andrea Fellman. Follow her on Twitter¬†@savvysassymoms.
7.¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬† Gabrielle Blair, Design Mom ¬†¬†
Gabrielle Stanley Blair or Gabby, as she is fondly dubbed by all, is quite popular among moms for her quirky ideas and mom blog. Design Mom is her blog that she has embellished with beautiful designs that the blog is known to be the ‚Äėintersection of design and motherhood‚Äô. Like Andrea, Gabrielle Stanley Blair focuses on inspiring moms to stay stylish, upgrade with latest fashion updates and designer clothes, offer oodles of ideas on designing their homes and housewares, guides on DIY gifts etc. She has set an example of how the busiest moms with as much as six kids can stay stylish and unblemished by anxieties of motherhood and pursue their dreams successfully. She has been maintaining her blog with such panache that she has been repeatedly noted as one of top mom bloggers. Follow her on Twitter¬†@designmom.
8.¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬† Kelly Mccausey, Kellymccausey.com ¬†
Moms who aspire to establish their online empire get inspirations from Kelly Mccausey. Her well-famed mom blog, Kellymccausey.com, has been created around her mission to inspire mothers. She coaches, guides, encourages, writes and creates opportunities for mom entrepreneurs. Since she started publishing blogs and resources a decade back in 2002, her writings and informative resources have become pillars for many solo mom entrepreneurs by helping them to strive in their businesses and come up with flying colors. Apart from her own blog, she has been a guest blogger for Nicole on the Net, Skimbaco Lifestyle, MyNAMS, Internet Based Moms, Remarkablogger, Small Business Study, Small Business Branding and Small Business Branding. She also publishes her podcasts on Solo Smarts. You can seek her entrepreneurial coaching from Solo Masterminds Membership, One on One and her blog¬†and follow her on Twitter¬†@kellymccausey.
9.¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬† Jennifer James, Mommytoomag¬†
Jennifer James is a noteworthy name among black mothers. Her mission to establish Mommytoomag blog was to spread the message among black mothers ‚ÄúWe‚Äôre mommies, too!‚ÄĚ Being a black expecting mom, she had experienced scanty information available for black moms, unlike white moms. That‚Äôs why she created this mom blog to fill up the space with adequate information relevant to black mothers and their family needs. Her Mommytoomag welcomes moms to join others moms at the network, to converse with members, discuss and share issues and bliss of motherhood and parenting.¬† Her blog is updated five days of a week that mothers rely on to seek inspiration and information on diverse concerns of pregnancy, parenting, family and working moms‚Äô concerns. Her mom blog had notable mention in Black Enterprise, Essence, American Baby, BET.com, Business Week, ABCNews.com, Women‚Äôs E-News, Upscale, Boston Globe, and many other magazines and newspapers. Check our her mom blog¬†and follow her on Twitter¬†@jenniferjames.
10.¬†¬† Tiffany Washko, Tiffanywashko ¬†
Tiffany Washko is a mother of three, an environment lover, a work-at-home mother, a freelance writer, an affiliate marketer, an entrepreneur ‚Äď indeed a multitasker. ¬†She has garnered fame for several bright feathers under her hat including several online businesses, an e-book and a mom blog Tiffanywashko.com. Though her mom blog, she inspires green living and natural parenting. She also gives unique tips on foods and how to earn money from several sources. To acquaint moms on how to make money, she reviews, uses, checks earning potentials and then offers information on several online business tools that have potentials of earning by working from home. When she is not writing or marketing, she is busy growing plants in her garden or listening to podcasts to search for more profitable business tools for her and other moms. Moms aspiring to venture their online marketing business rely on and return to her blog Tiffanywashko¬†and follow her on Twitter¬†@TiffanyWashko.
Apart from these top ten influential and web 2.0 mom bloggers, there are many more whom I read and felt inspired. Some of them might have inspired you as well ‚Äď I am eager to know about them which mom bloggers you love to hear and follow.