Being a parent is hard! Luckily, there is a lot of help and resources available, especially online! I’ve collated the best 15 blogs for moms so you can easily access a range of great resources in the following areas:
- Medical Stuff
- Parenting Gear
- Hobbies and Interests
- Special Needs
- Bilingual Parenting
But, first, what about Happier With Tea?
Welcome to Happier With Tea- I’m thrilled you’re here! I’m a Speech and Language Therapist and am also extremely interested in personal finance. I blog lots about intentional parenting. I believe that it can be all too easy to just spend life just ‘getting through.’ Living from pay check to paycheck, waiting for your child to just grow out of something, and even, if we’re honest, just waiting for retirement.
It’s my absolute conviction that life should not feel like a daily grind!
I want to inspire you to love the journey of parenthood, to take control of your mindset, take control of your money, and to do work that works for you.
HERE YOU’LL FIND:
- Parenting Tips:
Speech and Language Development, Wellbeing and Behavior (including setting up routines such as a ‘bedtime routine’ and ideas for reading with your kids from a young age to boost early literacy.
- Ideas to make money:
Do you want to work from home as a mom, or even just make some extra money for the family? These posts will give you loads of options for making money in a way that works for you and your parenting journey.
- Tips to Save Money:
Ideas to budget and save money while still loving life!
- Tips for Productivity and Personal Growth:
Support around productivity, positivity, setting goals, being successful in life, and dealing with stress.
Inspirational quotes and printables to inspire you to love life.
If there’s an area you’re interested in, I’d love for you to check it out.
15 BEST BLOGS FOR MOMS
These are some of my favorite parenting blogs and in my opinion are some of the best blogs for moms out there. Each of them helps focuses on a different area, and even if it isn’t what you need right now, it might be later. I really encourage you to start building up your ‘parenting toolkit.’ Start a favorites bar and save the sites you love. Being a mom can get hectic, and finding great sources of info online and amazing communities to connect with can make a huge difference.
One of the biggest worries for parents can be all the medical questions that arise. After all, pregnancy and birth is a massive biological change for your body, and then at the end of it you have a whole new human to care for! Luckily, Mama Doctor Jones is on hand with tips and advice for lots of the most common medical questions that pop up. The info is high-quality, educational and research-driven, making this a great resource for parents.
It can be so difficult as a new parent to know exactly what to buy (or not to buy) for your kids. Which things essential and which aren’t, what kind should you buy, and the big question- how much should you spend? If this is you then you will love Lucie’s List. They have the ultimate list of shopping guides for parents. From baby-proofing to setting up nurseries, feeding to sleeping, they have ideas and recommendations for all your parenting supplies.
Travelling with kids is a lot of parents worst nightmare. However, after travelling full time with kids for 6 years, World Travel Family has amazing tips and resources to make it that little bit smoother. They cover vacations, long term travel, adventure travel, budget, luxury, group tours, and more challenging destinations, making them the ultimate travel resource for parents!
Technology is an area that affects every child, and as a result, parenting! Tech Savvy Mama is all about parenting in the digital age, and empowers parents to foster a love of science, technology, engineering, and math in their children.
HOBBIES AND INTERESTS
There are countless niche sites available for any hobby or interest imaginable that your child might be into. It’s impossible to cover even a tiny fraction, but these are just five of my favorites.
Science Kids is packed with experiments and fun facts that make science cool.
For kids interested in animals and nature, the National Geographic Kids’ Site is really worth exploring.
Cooking With Kids is an awesome resource with recipes, videos, and activities that will ignite your child’s love of food and get them excited to be in the kitchen!
Want to make a DIY kite, piñata, or Christmas Cards? In the Playroom has an amazing craft section that will give you piles of craft ideas to keep your kids busy and develop their creative side!
For kids who love reading, there are lots of online resources. StoryPlace is great for preschoolers, while Read.gov is a great place for school aged kids and also includes author webcasts, writing contests, and extensive book lists.
If you want support or info about a) getting pregnant, b) being pregnant, or c) after being pregnant, then Pregnant Chicken could be the best resource for you. This site tackles the big questions- from problems with IVF to sex after pregnancy. It answers the questions that never get asked aloud!
Keeping kids safe is more complicated than ever before. NSPCC can help. While this charity is known best for tackling child abuse, they actually support all parentsand families to keep their children safe. They provide advice on a range of topics, from children’s mental health to staying safe online, and where to find more support.
Love That Maxis all about a mom’s journey in parenting a child with special needs and providing support to other special needs moms. If you are in this position, then this blog might be a place you can connect and feel a little less alone. This is one of the most encouraging blogs for moms who might otherwise feel super isolated and alone.
43% of the world’s population are bilingual, and 13% are trilingual, so bilingual parenting is a hot topic for the parents of more than 12 million kids in the US alone. Bilingual Kidspot is the one of best blogs for moms raising bilingual or multilingual kids. It’s packed with tips for bilingual parenting, and includes expert advice and language resources.
Pregnancy After Loss (PALS) is a non-profit organisation community support resource for women to support through the journey of pregnancy after a loss. It’s based on a mutual support model and includes an online magazine, online support groups, local meet-ups, outreach and education. It also has resource listings for families and healthcare providers, and even a newsletter.
AND THAT’S IT!
I hope this list has given you some of the best ‘hidden gems’ of moms blogs.
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Why not check out some of my self-care posts for moms:
- 22 Fully Feasible Work From Home Jobs for Moms
- 12 Funny Quotes About Parenting For When You’re Feeling Overwhelmed [printable designs]
- 21 Kickass Female Inspirational Quotes [with printable designs]
- 10 Best Coffee Recipes for a Creative Start to Your Day
- 25 Stay At Home Date Night Ideas that will Skyrocket Your Relationship
Thank you so much for reading!