While other moms are busy cleaning their house, catching the latest show on Netflix or exercising while their child naps, you're sitting in your makeshift office (a.k.a. your closet) trying to type fast and write that blog post that's supposed to have been published weeks ago.
Mommy bloggers often get a bad rap among entrepreneurs and other professionals. They're not taken seriously as business women, and are mostly seen as women who sit around blogging about crafts and kids and their daily lives. Sure, they may earn a few bucks on the side doing it, but blogging isn't a "real job" and mom bloggers aren't "real" business women.
If you are afraid to start a mom blog because you can't post new content 4 days a week, hear me out! There is no rule that says in order to be successful you have to post a ton of content all the time.
You have no idea how much this means to her.
"I thought I was worn out before I had children. Then I had children."
I should start by saying that I haven't actually been banned from Chick-fil-A. Yet. I do predict, however, that it is only
She would announce her candidacy between errands, right outside of the grocery store. With a child constantly clinging to her leg and another on her hip, she would give firm, inspiring answers to her interview questions before leaning down to listen to the whispers of her toddler.
There are 4 million mom bloggers in North America alone, but you know what? Most of them are failing. And you're probably one of them. Not because I'm picking on you, but because statistically, the majority of moms who blog make little to no income from their blogs month after month.
Two weeks later, her post -- "What Having Four Kids (Including Twins) Has Done To My Body And My Confidence" -- has been
When we hold ourselves to a commitment of mutual respect and a heartfelt obligation to pull each other up out of the trenches, the conversation gets richer and more full of promise for both us and our daughters. So let's talk.
Because their highly popular blogs often focus on product and service recommendations, mommy bloggers are an ideal channel to include in marketing campaigns.
You're beautiful and you will always be my baby. I love you more than you will ever know, and the bond we share can never be replaced.
The more entrenched I became in the blogging community, the more I "saw"; there is a side of mommy blogging that isn't positive, and that makes me cringe each time I witness a negative interaction.
Some people want to just do their thing like they did a decade ago, before blogs, before Facebook, before social media. Others want to use the newfound power of their pulpit, and share, brag, boast, preach their ideologies to the world. The latter can become exhausting for the former, eventually they lash out in frustration, and cease fire gets broken again.
In her new blog, "The Dollhouse Years," Kristin Armstrong discusses the challenges of raising small children while still enjoying other aspects of life. She and others join HuffPost Live to discuss how they balance parenthood and everything else.
“Why My Kids Are NOT The Center of My World,” is the title of her piece, and in it she worries that today’s parents have
Yes, the third annual Evil Baby Glare-Off, hosted by mom blogger Ilana Wiles of Mommy Shorts, has come to a close. "I was
We moms are handling the hardest job in the world: raising children. The challenges we face day to day are hard enough without being judged by other moms. And this is what these judging mommy blogs and social posts are all about -- the need to feel superior and show people how perfect you are and how imperfect everyone else is.
Living on a budget is tough enough on your own, but when you add in a spouse, children, pets and home expenses, it can seem