The Ultimate Mommy Blog List–Blogs for Moms by Moms


Update August, 2008: If you want to see the world’s most complete collection of mommy blogs, go to Moms.alltop.

While poking around the BlogHer site, I found what must be the definitive list of blogs for moms. I provide it below. If you know a mom, please forward this list to her. I’m pretty sure she’ll find something of interest. Here is the permalink:


Note: There is a contingent of readers of my blog who do not like when I write about blogs/blogging/bloggers. I’d guess there’s also a contingent who do not like when I write about non-business, non-tech, non-male subjects. To these readers, I say in advance: “You can never support a mom, much less a mommy blogger, too much, so deal with it.”

Badgermama Badgermama “Mom with a mohawk.” Watch Badgermama as she raises a son, lives as a writer in San Francisco and attends PTA meetings where the other moms pretend they’re not staring at her purple hair. Read Badgermama.

BeTwinned BeTwinned “The one-stop internet spot for parents of twins and multiples.” Welcome to an online magazine whose name was inspired by the song, “Bewitched, bothered and bewildered.” Edited by a mother of twins, journalist Diana Day. Learn more about Betwinned.

Busy Mom Busy Mom Better parenting through coffee.” Busy Mom is 41 years old and has been married to Busy Dad for 15 years. They have three kids: Busy Girl (11), Busy Boy (9) and The Preschooler Formerly Known as Busy Baby (4)… Read Busy Mom.

Chookooloonks Chookooloonks: The Journal “A Trinidadian term of endearment, used especially when addressing a child.” A former C-level executive, Karen is a full-time writer and photographer, with a wry wit and a good eye. Chookooloonks describes her daily life as an “Englameridadian,” being married to a Brit, and being the mother of a child so multicultural she defies categorization. And don’t miss her other blogs: Blogging Baby, Emerald Market, and The Pan Collective. Learn more about Chookooloonks.

CityMama CityMama “Mama ain’t raisin’ no fool.” Welcome to the private site of a 36-year-old hip-hop- and new-wave-music-obsessed, city-dwelling mother of two. You may already know her as professional blogger Stefania Butler (Slashfood, Blogging Baby)… Learn more about CityMama.

Family Living; Hatfield Style Family Living; Hatfield Style Not McCoy style! Jenna blogs about family life, fire and military life, homeownership, broadcasting drama and, of course, “the cutest baby on the planet.” Content also includes photography, book and product reviews and the occasional — but necessary — rant. Learn more about The JHatfields.

Fussy Fussy “I’m your host, Mrs. Kennedy” An editor-turned-blogger takes on the struggle to live life as a thinking person while trying to get a small boy to school on time without dog biscuits in his teeth. Learn more about Fussy.

I'm Ablogging I’m Ablogging “Putting the ‘mo’ in ‘mofo’ since 2004;” Meghan is 33 years old, has an 11 month-old daughter, a big, handsome Dutch husband and two dogs. “I live in a rambler in the suburbs and I drive a freaking minivan for God’s sake,” she writes. “What happened to me?” Well, she co-founded Mommybloggers with Jenn Satterwhite and Jenny Lauck, for one thing! Read I’m Ablogging.

IzzyMom IzzyMom “Faking it since the turn of the century.” Meet Izzy, a thirtysomething mother and mildly sarcastic mommy blogger. Occasionally serious, usually funny and always honest observations, stories and rants on everything from body image and preschool politics to motherhood and marriage. Learn more about IzzyMom.

jenandtonic jenandtonic “Like toilet paper stuck to the heel of your shoe.” In this personal, humorous blog, JenB talks about her family, parenting her two-year-old, her personal struggles, television, music and books. Read jenandtonic.

Joy Unexpected Joy Unexpected “Taking aerobic dancing seriously since 2005.” I’m a 34 year old woman married to the same man for 15 years, mother to two handsome boys and one beautiful baby girl, who was not planned but who turned out to be the Unexpected Joy of our lives. My blog is an honest reflection of who I am and the crazy, yet completely ordinary life I live. Read Joy Unexpected.

Kimchi Mamas Kimchi Mamas “Meet Nina, Twizzle, Irane, Linda, Delia, Weigook Saram and Stefania…” What better name for a blog written by a group of Korean and married-to-Korean mothers than Kimchi Mamas? After all, they say, “We’re a little spicy, plenty fiery, and sometimes? We like to get pickled.” Read Kimchi Mamas.

Mom-101 Mom-101 “I don’t know what I’m doing either.” Liz, a NYC writer hailing from the justly-maligned world of advertising, fell in love with the funny guy from improv class and begat Thalia. “Turns out we got the best one,” writes Liz. “Now if only I knew what I was doing” Learn more about Mom-101.

Mommybloggers Mommybloggers “Mom by mom, we are changing our world!” The goal of Mommybloggers is to expose the diversity of the writers who commonly fall under the label mommyblogger. “Love the term or hate it, Mommybloggers are here to stay,” say co-founders Jenn Satterwhite, Jenny Lauck and Meghan Townsend. Learn more about the Mommybloggers.

Mommy Needs Coffee Mommy Needs Coffee “On a never-ending search to find a way to receive her coffee intravenously!” Welcome to the personal blog of Mommybloggers co-founder Jenn Satterwhite. In between loads of laundry and soccer games, Jenn blogs, writes essays and is currently finishing her debut book. Learn more about Mommy Needs Coffee.

Mom To The Screaming Masses Mom To The Screaming Masses “Picking up your socks since 1992.” Carmen is a stay-at-home mom to six kids. She’s a Starbucks addict and a huge fan of naps. When she’s not scaling Mt. Laundry, cleaning, driving carpool, or cooking, she likes to read and run. Read Mom To The Screaming Masses.

mothergoosemousemothergoosemouse Julie has always been full of contradictions. She’s been an honor student, harpist, punk rocker, cheerleader, Air Force officer, record company employee, a wife, and a mother to a Goose and a Mouse. You may need a map to follow her train of thought, but at least it makes some pretty interesting stops. Read mothergoosemouse.

Motherhood Uncensored Motherhood Uncensored It’s a no-more-mrs.-nice-mom take on the mom blog. The faint of heart or weak of stomach need not apply. Kristen is taking off her mommy mask and letting it all hang out. Read Motherhood Uncensored.

Mom Writes Mom Writes “Writing to Stay Sane While Caring for Little People with Big Needs.” Mary Tsao is a stay-at-home mother who lives in Silicon Valley with her engineer husband and their two toddlers. In her former life she was a technical writer, but she knows far more people read her blog than ever read her user guides. Read Mom Writes.

Ninjapoodles Ninjapoodles “Beware the four-pointed paw of death” If it’s happening in Belinda’s life, it’s probably reflected on her blog. A Southerner, Democrat, and Christian, this ”walking contradiction” blogs about her daughter, marriage, family, health issues, showdogs, horses, church, society, and more. And there are poodles. Ninja poodles. Learn more about Ninjapoodles.

Not Calm (dot com) Not Calm (dot com) “Yes, they are all mine.” Jen is a 35 year old recovering hard-core Dr. Sears type parent of four kids, ages 3, 5, 7 & 9, who is discovering the joys of NOT cosleeping (well, not much) anymore. She has been breastfeeding for nearly ten years. Yes, TEN. Learn more about Not Calm (dot com).

The Big Yellow House Notes from the Trenches Fighting the war on tantrums since 1994. Formerly The Big Yellow House. Meet Chris, over-educated mother of six boys and one girl, struggling to stay sane despite the efforts of her children. And yes, she knows what causes it. Read Notes from the Trenches.

Silicon Valley Moms Blog Silicon Valley Moms Blog A byte of Silicon Valley life. Welcome to Silicon Valley, where 20+ moms write about being CEOs at work and CFOs at home, where houses are expensive, kids love sushi and have web businesses, and moms are too busy chauffeuring kids to raise a sword in the mommywars. Read the Silicon Valley Moms Blog. A social commentary site devoted to showcasing new voices, many of them women: From just west of Washington, D.C. Jeanne Jackson writes about pop culture, raising kids and just how wacky the world can be if you let it get to you. Experienced journalist Deborah Klosky writes about motherhood from a feminist perspective from her ex-pat perch in Valencia, Spain. From Milan, Nicole Martinelli writes about European culture and politics. And, of course, Spot-On Founder and Editor Chris Nolan, a veteran political journalist who decided to stop yelling at her TV set and instead write and publish her own political commentary. Nolan isn’t a mom. But some of her favorite bloggers are. Learn more about Coming soon!

State of Grace State of Grace You may already know Grace from the Hurricane Katrina Direct Relief Fund blog and SFGate. Here Grace blogs about her teen daughter, her happy marriage and her musings as a “rowdy, badass woman in her 50s.” Learn more about the State of Grace.

Suburban Turmoil Suburban Turmoil …is what you get when you combine a two-year-old daughter, 15 and 13-year-old stepdaughters, an alpha male husband, a braying beagle, a bunch of annoying neighbors and a 30-year-old woman trying to make them all happy and look damn good in the process. Read Suburban Turmoil.

Surrender Dorothy Surrender Dorothy Rita Arens is a writer and mother living with her husband and daughter in Kansas City. Her magazine articles, fiction and poetry have appeared in numerous periodicals. Read Surrender Dorothy.

Sweetney Sweetney Muthablogga in residence. Keyboard at the ready, this 30-something SAHM (stay at home mom) ranges far and wide in her blog, from daily life raising a preschooler to music, current events and politics. Read Sweetney.

This Full House This Full House “Don’t make me have to use UPPERCASE!” This Full House is a full-frontal encounter into Liz’s life as a mom with four children, two cats, one super hyper sock-eating chocolate lab and too damned much laundry. Learn more about This Full House.

Three Kid Circus Three Kid Circus “Helping Other Parents Feel Superior, One Blog Entry At A Time.” Witty, warm and self-deprecating, Jenny Lauck takes a humorous look at parenting three young children in the suburbs. Learn more about Three Kid Circus.

Troll Baby Troll Baby “Put some fun in YOUR dysfunction.” A hilarious (and sometimes serious) blog from the point of view of a mother of two boys – one Good Child and one Troll Baby. Read Troll Baby.

Woulda Coulda Shoulda Woulda Coulda Shoulda “How exactly did I get here?” Perhaps the Web’s funniest single mom, Mir is trying to figure out what she wants to be when she grows up-despite already being a divorced 30-something with two small, demanding creatures underfoot. She also recently launched Want Not, about her quest to live a fulfilled life without benefit of endless buckets of money. Learn more about Mir and her goals for Want Not.

Addendum. Here are even more great mommy blogs:


Antique Mommy I was 44 when I had my baby. This blog chronicles the joys and challenges of living in the brave new world of hot flashes, sloppy cookie kisses, and trimming itty bitty fingernails while wearing bi-focals.

babylune_logo.pngBabylune. The first phase of new motherhood is an information resource for women recovering from childbirth. It is written by Kate Baggott—a technology journalist—while she is on a reduced-schedule maternity leave.

Business Mom

ClubMom This is the mother lode of mommy blogs. “Best of.” “Featured.” “Directory.” You name it…

Crib Ceiling Krisco is a full time stay-at-home mom to two little cuties. She used to be something. She forgot what. Still somewhat startled at the changes, loving the dollies, hating the housework. (Update: And now, she’s working again! Will her old self return? Can she find matching shoes? Will anyone do the laundry?)

Dooce Heather’s clever writing and gorgeous photos charm and surprise readers. In addition to SAHMs, writers, creative types and techies alike can’t get by without a daily Dooce fix.

GwendomamaTrying to keep expletives to a minimum while raising her two children and dealing with the death of The Other One. Wears Birkenstocks, has dirty feet, enjoys music, baking, writing, fine wine, finger painting, and digging sand out of mouths.

Hormone Colored Days Breaking through her hormone-colored daze Kim Moldofsky muses on parenting and stay-at-home moms returning to the world of paid work. When PMS strikes, she takes care not to leave chocolate fingerprints on her keyboard as she rants about our nation’s public schools and how the system leaves gifted children behind.

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Little Pregnant (A) Madcap misadventures in infertility, pregnancy, prematurity, and parenthood. Cranky, introspective, frank, and funny, sometimes all at once.


Livin’ Large Seven kids, one exchange student, three dogs, two cats, two birds, four goats, fifteen chickens, and a 500-lb. pig named Florence —but who’s counting? Uber-Mama Natalie writes on life, kids, and how she manages her super-sized family without resorting to Valium or a paid staff. Sometimes touching, sometimes funny, always better than a kick in the head. Well, most of the time…

Lucky Mom Happy married with an almost 3 year old, the Lucky in Lucky Mom could come crashing down soon as baby #2 (and last!) is due in less than 3 months. Will her luck run out?

Mama Drama Five Texas mommies dish the dirt on the real down-and-dirty rites of motherhood. The mommies run the spectrum from SAHM’s to full-time professionals, from single to married, and from wrangling their babies to strangling (or at least wanting to strangle) their teens.

Mamalogues A younger, more neurotic Irma Bombeck.

Motherload: The Blog Mother of two and founder of, Amy dishes out her advice for moms on creative home solutions, saving money, feeding your family, and anything else that will help keep your sanity.

pastedGraphic.tiffMommy Blog (The) A naked, brutally funny, endearingly honest chronicle of family life beset by disaster on many fronts. Mindy keeps her family together through catastrophic illness, four bouts of postpartum depression, financial peril, familial Waterloo, and job instability.


Mommy Off the Record Here’s Hoping My Kids Won’t Need Therapy. A twenty-something mom trying to find the humor in new motherhood.

MomSquawk Blog

mom blog2.jpgMy Name Is Mommy A few funny stories documenting one mom’s utter failure in raising three perfect children, but some success and joy at managing a pretty happy family…for the most part.

Parent Hacks A collaborative weblog of practical parenting wisdom.

Play Is In the Work

Purple Is a Fruit

Quick Serve Kids

Rockstar Mommy


Sundry Mourning

Surcie: A Little Treat, Just Because She blogs from the kitchen table and eats something chocolatey while The Boy Child (age 3) takes the much anticipated Afternoon Nap.

Thrifty MommyThrifty mommy is just her way of showing you how to save time and money without feeling like you are pinching pennies. Great sales both online and at the stores are coupled with time saving ideas to hopefully inspire and challenge you to pass on the tradition of frugal living with your kids.

White Trash Mom

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About the Author:

Guy Kawasaki is the chief evangelist of Canva, an online graphic design tool. Formerly, he was an advisor to the Motorola business unit of Google and chief evangelist of Apple. He is also the author of The Art of Social Media, The Art of the Start, APE: Author, Publisher, Entrepreneur, Enchantment, and nine other books. Kawasaki has a BA from Stanford University and an MBA from UCLA as well as an honorary doctorate from Babson College.


  1. Clay Cook - Minti July 11, 2006 at 9:54 pm - Reply

    Well done to all the mommy bloggers. I recognise quite a few in the amazing list above. Every one of our members gets a blog and most of them have never heard of blogs before… yet once they start blogging they love the experience… here come a lot more new mommy (and daddy) bloggers. Watch out world!
    — Clay

  2. Stewart Johnson July 11, 2006 at 10:34 pm - Reply

    I’m dumbfounded that they have a list of mommy bloggers that doesn’t include Heather Armstrong ( Isn’t she the poster child?

  3. Tehn Yit Chin July 11, 2006 at 11:55 pm - Reply

    Guy, I have to agree with you that because, mums are the most amazing people in the world, they should tell the world about it. My wife just became a mum about 9mths ago and I am amazed and awed at what she accomplishes everyday.
    keep smilling,..

  4. Madre Anónimo July 12, 2006 at 2:32 am - Reply

    I have to second Stewart’s notion to add Dooce! She is brilliant and deserves to top this list…..add her, please!

  5. End of Times July 12, 2006 at 2:49 am - Reply

    The Ultimate Mommy Blog List

    Here’s something for the moms out there. Kawasaki has collected what he thinks is the ultimate list of mommy blogs.

  6. Mom101 July 12, 2006 at 5:47 am - Reply

    As one of the so-called mommybloggers fortunate enough to be mentioned above, I want to clarify that this is a list of bloggers affiliated with the BlogHer ad network. While the list is indeed impressive, there are plenty more great bloggers out there. The great blogging goddesss Dooce got snatched up by Federated Media, along with Amalah (another must-read) which is the only reason you don’t see them above. We all bow at their virtual altars.

  7. Karl Ribas July 12, 2006 at 6:14 am - Reply

    Guy, great list! Did you happen to come across the
    “White Trash Mom” Blog. This may be one worth adding to the list.

  8. Busy Mom July 12, 2006 at 6:50 am - Reply

    What Mom-101 said…
    Thanks for the recognition, it’s quite the honor to be mentioned here, I’m a fan.

  9. Penina Finger July 12, 2006 at 7:13 am - Reply

    I SO want to resent and envy your success, but you are just too cool! I am a single working mom (graphic design and design project mgmt), and am blown away once again by your visionary, generous, enthusiastic perspectives. Thanks so much for being the contribution you are.

  10. Guy Kawasaki July 12, 2006 at 9:56 am - Reply

    Okay, I added Amalah, Dooce, and White Trash. Didn’t add the pithy descriptions and graphic for them, though. I don’t know the blogs well enough to write the pithiness, and I don’t have the time right now to grab the graphics. Going ice skating…
    Thanks for the suggestions!

  11. Louis Columbus July 12, 2006 at 10:06 am - Reply

    Blogs and the life of Moms are perfect for each other. You can almost hear these talented and humorous ladies weaving the fabric of their families’ lives in their blogs. Moms are the glue that keeps families together and it’s great to see these talented bloggers get some great recognition. Thanks for this list, I will forward it to all the Moms I know.

  12. mothergoosemouse July 12, 2006 at 7:42 pm - Reply

    I’m honored to be included as well. As of tomorrow, I will have been blogging for one year, and I’m awed by how much I’ve learned. Mommybloggers are much more than mommies, but support and recognition like this is always much appreciated!

  13. Stefania Pomponi Butler/CityMama July 12, 2006 at 7:49 pm - Reply

    Thanks for the shout-out, Guy! I wrote you a little thank you here:
    Stefania (CityMama, Kimchi Mamas)
    Thanks for the acknowledgment and link. You’re very kind. Perhaps we’ll break some kalbi someday!
    Warmest Aloha,

  14. Karen Rani July 12, 2006 at 9:55 pm - Reply

    Thanks for the recognition – though the list above is a part in the growing BlogHer Ad Network – there are many many other Mommybloggers worth mentioning – check my blogroll for a TON. I read every single one – can you say addict?

  15. Survivin July 12, 2006 at 9:57 pm - Reply

    Thanks for this ” To these readers, I say in advance: “You can never support a mom, much less a mommy blogger, too much, so deal with it.” “.
    This has to be the nicest thing I’ve read in a while.

  16. Izzy July 12, 2006 at 10:08 pm - Reply

    I’m a longtime fan from way back and a semi-regular reader here.
    You cannot POSSIBLY imagine my surprise when I got an email today saying that myself and a slew of other mom bloggers were so kindly mentioned over here. There are not words!
    Thanks for the props on behalf of all blogging moms rockin’ the cradle AND the world!
    You’ve made my day, week and month 🙂
    It was my pleasure. I thank you and your colleagues for all the work you do as a blogger and mom.

  17. Mary Tsao July 12, 2006 at 10:11 pm - Reply

    Thanks for the link, the kind words, and the R-E-S-P-E-C-T. Much appreciated!
    Will we be seeing you at the Mommyblogging panel at this year’s BlogHer conference? We promise you it will not be dull… 🙂

  18. State of Grace July 12, 2006 at 11:47 pm - Reply

    How timely…

    …writing about my bosoms after finding out that Guy Kawasaki, the former Apple evangelist and the guy who disclosed that Apple had a sushi bar in the offices back in the 80s, linked to me and a bunch of us

  19. Y July 12, 2006 at 11:51 pm - Reply

    Wow. Thank you so much for this!

  20. CityMama July 13, 2006 at 12:19 am - Reply


    Guy Kawasaki gave me (and the Kimchi Mamas) a shout-out on his blog yesterday. Yay! Possibly my favorite quote ever:Note: There is a contingent of readers of my blog who

  21. gwendomama July 13, 2006 at 1:06 am - Reply

    Oh thanks!
    whaddya hafta do to get on that list?
    I put you on it. If you want a description added, please send it to me.

  22. elsua: The Knowledge Management Blog July 13, 2006 at 4:19 am - Reply

    eMoms at Home, The Ultimate Mommy Blog List and Sonia Brock

    What would you do if you find out that your mom is weblogging or that your grandma is podcating? Still think that social software is just meant for the tech savvy users? … Think again !

  23. Mir July 13, 2006 at 7:43 am - Reply

    OMG. Guy Kawasaki touched my blog. I can never wash it again!
    Seriously, thanks very much. I knew way back in the early Mac evangelist days that you were a very smart man. 😉

  24. veralynn July 13, 2006 at 9:05 am - Reply

    My favorite mommy blogger by far has two sites: and She’s a new mom whose snarky humor has been making me choke on my coffee for years.

  25. Tali Aben July 13, 2006 at 11:01 am - Reply

    Hi Guy –
    Feel free to write about non-business, non-tech, non-male subjects as often as you’d like! Cheers.

  26. Aidan July 13, 2006 at 2:41 pm - Reply

    If you are a mom/mum (or dad) and want to blog about your kids, but maybe don’t want to publish everything for anyone to read, you may want to check out (not involved with the company, just think it’s a useful (free) service.

  27. Erica July 13, 2006 at 3:12 pm - Reply

    Well done Guy for supporting the mummys, and also realising(and saying) that the blogging thing ain’t just for the boys. Cheers

  28. Arnie McKinnis July 13, 2006 at 3:49 pm - Reply

    Got to plug a mommie blog – – it’s on the blogroll of many of the ones mentioned above — and is just plain funny. Also, not to forget the dads — — for all the daddy news.

  29. Kellys July 13, 2006 at 6:11 pm - Reply

    Moms do know best. I think that’s why I love reading all the mommy blogs. Mommy blogs are definitely the in thing. Take a look at and see if it meets your approval. I am having a ball with it.

  30. Lea July 13, 2006 at 6:15 pm - Reply

    Just jumped into mommyblogging a few months ago. I’ve been amazed at the sense of community and beauty of the writing. Not surprised, of course. But wowed and utterly addicted.
    I’m a former magazine editor, now SAH mom of two-year-old Baby A, and founder of the blog Quick Serve Kids. I’d be honored by a mention in your list…or just the comments. Description below.
    Many thanks–for this, and for your Apple and post-Apple work.
    – L
    First came the job: founding editor of a magazine for fast-food industry executives. Then came marriage.
    Then came the baby in the baby carriage—and a new perspective on the world in which that baby will grow up.
    Now I’m using my fast-food (quick-serve) industry expertise to filter restaurant news and information to other parents. Join me as we figure out how to raise our Quicksies to make good choices in a world where fast food is part of life.

  31. Carmen July 13, 2006 at 6:21 pm - Reply

    Wow. I’m blown away to be mentioned on this blog! Thank you so very much for the recognition – I really am a fan of yours!

  32. Genuine July 13, 2006 at 6:57 pm - Reply

    How about a shout out to us Daddy Blogs? You can chewck us out at

  33. Jill Asher July 13, 2006 at 7:29 pm - Reply

    Thank you very much for the mention! It certainly has been a big surprise to us that the mommy bloggers have developed such an incredible support system and community.
    From my experience as a parent of two girls (ages 4 & 6), most moms typeically bond through parenting clubs and playdates. From my short time blogging, I absolutely see this happening in the mommy blogging world! It is incredible to be part of it!
    We certainly appreciate your support!
    Jill Asher
    Co-Founder, Silicon Valley Moms Blog

  34. Belinda July 13, 2006 at 8:35 pm - Reply

    Wow–thanks! I echo Mir’s sentiments above. Squee!

  35. Liz Ryan July 13, 2006 at 9:47 pm - Reply

    Here is one more to consider: Business Mom, at
    It is a WorldWIT blog (there are more, at
    Great list

  36. gwendomama July 13, 2006 at 11:48 pm - Reply

    give me a fork and i’ll eat the crow.
    thanks, dude.

  37. Krisco July 14, 2006 at 12:28 am - Reply

    It’s exciting to see some recognition for all these great reads outside of the mommy blogging world. Thanks, Guy!

  38. John Dodds July 14, 2006 at 3:27 am - Reply

    Although it’s not necessary in my book to defend the promotion of women bloggers, I would offer this to the dissenters. You should realise that in whatever walk of life you may be foccusing, the future will very definitely be female and you will get new insights from reading what women have to say. As I did, at a remarkable event in London this year which also prompted me to blog

  39. Mr. Big Dubya July 14, 2006 at 6:10 am - Reply

    I need to step on Genuine’s comment and also offer up another collaborative Dad blog – DadCentric (

  40. Michelle July 14, 2006 at 8:57 am - Reply

    I found your from Surviving Single Mom’s blog. That’s a great list. I’ll have to check out the ones I have never been to. Thanks for sharing. I’ll be back 🙂

  41. Jennefer July 14, 2006 at 12:10 pm - Reply

    I just wanted to throw in a plug for us bloggers over at
    Amy blogs here and at
    She introduces the best blogs to check out at ClubMom daily.
    Check it out!

  42. tim July 14, 2006 at 12:37 pm - Reply

    Why is this THE POST THAT WOULD NOT DIE in Netnewswire?
    All of Guy’s other posts show up once, as expected, but this one shows up in my newsreader over and over and over….
    As my mother said, “if I’ve told you once, I’ve told you a million times…”

  43. tim July 14, 2006 at 5:57 pm - Reply

    Guy just patiently reminded me that the post keeps hitting the feed because he keeps updating it.
    Which, of course, I would have realized, had I not left my brain elsewhere.

  44. Amy July 15, 2006 at 5:07 am - Reply

    Thanks so much for adding us to the list! These are all such great sites! We appreciate being a part of it.
    Another site that I love to frequent is She is one of my favorite blogging mommas.

  45. MotherLoad: The MomAdvice Blog July 15, 2006 at 8:39 am - Reply

    The Greatest Mommy Blogs EVAH!

    Guy Kawalski, who has an amazing blog AND writes books, has blogged about the world’s greatest mommy blogs….

  46. Michelle July 15, 2006 at 12:54 pm - Reply

    Great list – almost compelte 🙂 Just need to add our site, MomSquawk ( Look for the new and improved version this fall.
    We will be at BlogHer, of course…

  47. Group Trip Advisor July 17, 2006 at 1:44 pm - Reply

    Mommy Bloggers Strike Back

    Guy Kawasaki, popular biz blogger (among other things), posted a list of mommy bloggers who blog as way to vent or rave about the experience of motherhood. Blogging also gives editorially bent moms an outlet for keeping their writing skills

  48. Kellys July 17, 2006 at 5:45 pm - Reply

    Thanks for adding thriftymommy to your list. The list is very impressive and I feel honored to be added.

  49. crazedparent July 17, 2006 at 9:53 pm - Reply

    i have some new additions to my blogroll thanks to this list – thanks for the tip!
    you can add mine too –!

  50. Jenny July 18, 2006 at 7:08 am - Reply

    Belatedly adding my thanks and utter giddiness in being mentioned here. Thanks, Guy!

  51. Jennifer July 19, 2006 at 8:23 am - Reply

    Wow…quite the compendium you’ve gathered here. I see several of my own “must reads” listed, and now – gah! as if I needed it – about a dozen more to check out.

  52. MrBaxta July 19, 2006 at 12:29 pm - Reply

    Hey Guy,
    Our worlds collided when we saw your great Mommy blogger post last week! We have sponsored many of the mommy blogs in your list in the past and owe them a lot for helping us get out the word for our popular “GoodFather” line of daddy gifts.
    Let us know when you begin putting together the Daddy blogger list because we have a nice primer started for you.
    MrBaxta of Dr.MOZ

  53. Know More Media July 19, 2006 at 6:41 pm - Reply

    Web 2.0 Survival Checklist – Inspired By Dead 2.0

    Last week, some dude at the snarky Dead 2.0 blog published 11 suggestions for avoiding becoming a dot-bomb 2.0 company. Now let’s see how well Know More Media is following that excellent advice (italicized). These are just my op…

  54. Jenn July 19, 2006 at 7:35 pm - Reply

    Guy mentioned my blog? Had my url right out there on his site? Thank you, Guy! I shall never wash my template again. I can’t wait to meet you at BlogHer! Thank you for taking the time to recognize the many amazing Mommybloggers out there.
    Thanks so much to Mom101 for adding in the Moms who decided to go with Federated. Several of us at BlogHer regretting turning down the chance to work with them, but never the chance to rock out with them in the Mommyblogging world. They are incredible women and incredible writers! Just goes to show this Mommyblogging thing is probably here to stay, huh!
    You rock, Guy!

  55. michelle lamar July 19, 2006 at 9:54 pm - Reply

    Thank you Guy! I appreciate the mention for “white trash mom”. I am a big fan of your blog and your books. Thanks again!

  56. Rowan July 20, 2006 at 4:03 pm - Reply


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  59. Chookooloonks August 2, 2006 at 7:08 am - Reply

    When I first saw this list, I thought to myself, “I really need to thank Guy in person when I see him at BlogHer.” When I went to BlogHer, I kept noticing this man with a camera who looked vaguely familiar, but just figured, “Hmm. I must read his blog occasionally, or something.”
    Karen<--dork So, Guy, thanks so much for this great list. I'm a complete idiot for not realizing who you were until I got on my plane to come home -- otherwise I would've made sure to shake your hand. Perhaps at BlogHer '07, then? K. ************************ Karen, BlogHer 07 then. Don't worry that you didn't place who I am. We Asians all look alike. 🙂 Guy

  60. Chookooloonks August 2, 2006 at 9:29 pm - Reply

    Guy — Yeah, but DUDE. I’m 1/4 Asian *myself* (my grandmother is Chinese). I have NO EXCUSE.
    See you then. :o)

  61. Mama22Boys August 4, 2006 at 4:31 pm - Reply

    Super fantastic list! Thanks for putting it together.

  62. motherndaughter August 9, 2006 at 7:36 am - Reply

    Fantastic place for New Moms like me! How do I join in the above Mommy’s Blog List ?
    Thanks! Just send me your blog’s name, description, and location.

  63. Kate August 24, 2006 at 1:16 pm - Reply

    I love being on your list Guy.

  64. Chris Naaden November 13, 2006 at 10:43 am - Reply

    Shout out to my favorite mommyblog, Ducks In A Tub, at She seems like she’s having fun at this.

  65. Shari MacDonald Strong November 13, 2006 at 4:51 pm - Reply

    Hey, thanks so much for this! I’d love for my blog to be added to the list. I’m a thirtysomething progressive feminist Quaker mama (not to put too fine a point on it) who writes about spirituality/religion, politics, and motherhood. I’m also an editor and columnist at
    Thanks, Guy!

  66. Colleen February 15, 2007 at 9:50 pm - Reply

    Great list. And I found some more reads!

  67. mamawell March 7, 2007 at 3:26 pm - Reply

    Check out
    A site dedicated to pregnancy and postpartum recovery…. feeds include info on arnica, a recipe for flax seed crackers, postpartum tradition in China and herbal sitz baths…

  68. Angelika March 23, 2007 at 11:32 am - Reply

    I’m a mom and I have a blog. I don’t know if I’d classify it as a mommy blog, though.
    I’d like to be added to your blogroll if possible.

  69. mod*mom April 30, 2007 at 7:30 pm - Reply

    where do you ice skate? figure, hockey or speed?
    we skate at san jose + oakland ice + we used to skate at berkeley iceland, but it closed last month. i met my husband at fashion island ice chalet rink in redwood city.
    anyway, that is a great list. i missed blogher last year because i was in breast cancer chemotherapy, + i don’t have any ads on my blog so you wouldn’t find my blog on blogher.
    i enjoyed your recent post about a psychology professor at stanford’s book. my daughter attends bing nursery school + is a subject for some of her tests.
    can you please mention on your blog that i’m having a mother’s day blogroll for any mom’s with a blog or site?
    my blog is mod*mom

  70. Kadi Prescott May 4, 2007 at 9:41 am - Reply

    I love your list! It is very comprehensive. If you get a chance, take a glance at my blog and tell me what you think. I am a mother of seven in seven years. I write almost everyday (for cathartic purposes more than anything). Thanks so much~ Kadi

  71. Ron Marcelo May 8, 2007 at 1:50 pm - Reply

    OK – I have to reply to Clay at Minti, that I just started an account and really like your interface. It is very easy to start participating in the community. Who doesn’t have something unique to share about their kids and family?
    I’ve been hard at work on trying to reach the mommy(and daddy) blogging communities, so thank you Clay (for Minti)and Guy (for this list! 🙂
    Ron Marcelo

  72. Amanda May 16, 2007 at 2:14 am - Reply

    Hi there! It’s great to read such a comprehensive “mommy blog” listing on your site(and quite unexpected!). I’ve seen a few of those listed here already, though there are loads more to feast upon 😉
    I’m still finding my feet as a mommy blogger (though I’ve blogged extensively on other subjects), but if you have the time to check out my site it will be much appreciated! Here in the UK, it seems that blogging hasn’t quite taken off as much as in other countries yet; many people I have spoken to don’t even know what a blog is! (Even my sister, who’s a bit of a net savvy). Great post, thanks for the info 🙂

  73. Glamumous! May 16, 2007 at 2:46 am - Reply

    Mommy Bloggers are taking over the world…

    Though I’ve blogged extensively for over two years now, I’m a relative savvy to the mommy blogger community! It was actually only a few weeks ago that i read my first “Mommy Blog” and thought: hey, this is what I really want to do. I certainly didn’t…

  74. Mike May 16, 2007 at 2:48 pm - Reply

    I would like to add another nice mom blog i’m hosting. love the content she writes!
    it’s up at

  75. OnBeingParents May 24, 2007 at 8:58 am - Reply

    Thanks for the great list. These blogs are great. We have started a mom and dad blog becasue there a few mom and dad blogs.
    Visit us at:On Being Parents

  76. Mad Mom June 8, 2007 at 5:39 am - Reply

    Hey Guy here is my Blog
    Keep up the good work I love to hear everyones spin on things!

  77. Jo July 9, 2007 at 11:34 pm - Reply

    “While the list is indeed impressive, there are plenty more great bloggers out there. ”
    Mom-101 is exactly right, there are even more really great bloggers out there. If you would like to check out my blogroll there are some really great ones there (link is in my name) plus make sure you include Kristie from She’s a doll!
    I’d offer my site up but I don’t think I quite fit the “mommyblogger” criteria. LOL. I’m too blunt and foul-mouthed BUT I adore many of the women on your list.

  78. KK August 17, 2007 at 8:34 am - Reply

    This list is way too cool! I have been actively blogging for more than 6 months. It started as DIY therapy for my SAD(Season Affective Disorder), I come from the tropics and winter is harsh on me. Away from everything that was familiar to me, I started manifesting symptoms of depression. Having been in the workforce earning my own money then becoming a SAHM did confuse me about my identity and purpose on this world. Blogging has helped me so much finding myself again.
    Here is my blog:

  79. CompuWorld September 17, 2007 at 6:55 am - Reply

    I just now compiled a list of 10 only for moms social networking websites and I am sure you will love it. Please have a look at it and do digg it.

  80. Maria September 24, 2007 at 10:02 pm - Reply

    I know this list is a bit old, but it’s still a great resource to find some great content.
    I just love discovering simple solutions to everyday problems. In particular, I search for creative and inexpensive tricks to make my life a little easier and my kids a little more responsible. I created my blog to help share a few of my favorites with other busy Moms around the world. It’s a work in progress, but I hope you enjoy it.

  81. Katherine Stone September 26, 2007 at 9:51 am - Reply

    I hope you’ll include Postpartum Progress, the leading blog in the U.S. on postpartum depression, which is a VERY important issue for new moms everywhere.

  82. Bloggymommy October 2, 2007 at 11:32 am - Reply

    Super list! If you don’t mind I’d like to share my link with readers. Just launched, BloggyMommy blogs for moms. A collection of blogs about topics like being a first time mom, breastfeeding, cloth diapers, working at home, and current events. I love to look at all the other mommy blogs!

  83. TheBlueDudes October 12, 2007 at 7:29 pm - Reply

    If you’re still accepting new sies, I have two favorites to share, both written by Moms of twin boys!
    The Seabird Chronicles: tracking twin toddlers as they terrorize Miami!
    Momster: living in Paris, surviving twinshock, blank page days and dog poop!

  84. Blog Mama October 31, 2007 at 1:04 pm - Reply

    Hi Guy,
    Thought I’d throw mine in the mix too. gratitude365 is about my struggle to be thankful in the daily grind of motherhood.
    Blog Mama

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  86. Elizabeth November 24, 2007 at 5:20 am - Reply

    Dear Guy,
    Thanks for such a comprehanesive list. You are a hero to moms everywhere. I hope you’ll take a look at and add a group of Canadian mommy bloggers to your list.
    I’ll be back here soon and often!

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