6 Mom Bloggers You Should Be Reading

By Julissa Treviño Updated on May 8, 2019

For advice on everything from saving for retirement to potty training a stubborn toddler, moms know best. 

And even if you're not after advice, sometimes it's useful just to know that other moms are out there going through the same stuff you are. Here are six mom bloggers you should check out. 

Penny Pinchin' Mom

Tracie Forbes, who calls herself the CEO of her family as well as the Penny Pinchin’ Mom website, is definitely a mom blogger to follow. Her mission is to help people find ways to save money, “sweep up” their financial lives, and get out of debt.

What makes her advice relatable is that Tracie and her husband paid off $37,000 in debt in just over two years.

She offers financial tips on how to budget, save money, and hunt for bargains online and in the store. The blog also has sections for recipes, life, and family.

Wealthy Single Mommy

Emma Johnson, the woman behind Wealthy Single Mommy, started her blog to help professional single moms become financially independent. 

As a single mom to two kids, she understands the challenges women face balancing their career, being a mom, and managing finances. The blog also explores business, career, money, sex, relationships, and parenting.

Johnson recently published her first book, The Kickass Single Mom, which challenges single mothers to create their dream careers and earn and far more money than they ever imagined.

Tech Savvy Mama

Let’s face it, knowing how much screen time and social media exposure to allow your toddler or teen can be a bit mind-boggling. With the guidelines changing each time a new study comes out, it’s hard to know who you can trust.

Leticia Barr, an educator and tech expert, uses her blog, Tech Savvy Mama, to help parents maneuver the complicated world of kids and technology. Even better, Barr is on a mission to teach parents about how to use STEM (science, technology, engineering, and math) with their children.

Mommy Shorts

If you’re looking for some relatable humor and quick facts on parenting, Ilana Wiles, the founder of Mommy Shorts, has just what you need.

Think of this blog as the 411 on parenting. Everything you want to know about raising kids can be found here. The blog covers sleep, play, potty, travel, mealtime, milestones, misbehavior, school, work life, and much more.

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Super Healthy Kids

Amy Roskelley and Natalie Monson are two moms on a mission to help spread the word about healthy eating. With seven children between the two of them, they recognize that feeding kids healthy foods can be a challenge, but it can also be very rewarding.

They love working together on recipes for Super Healthy Kids and share a passion for health, fitness, and whole foods. Their vision is to continue to help both parents and educators make it easier to feed kids nutritious food that's fun, simple and delicious.

Free-Range Kids

If you’re fed up with the helicopter style of parenting, then this blog is for you. Lenore Skenazy, the creator of Free-Range Kids, believes that children deserve some unsupervised time.

The blog’s main message is that children are not in constant danger from creeps, kidnapping, germs, grades, flashers, frustration, failure, baby snatchers, sleepovers, and pretty much anything else you can think of. She offers ways parents can let their kids experience life (safely) without constant supervision.

In addition to blog posts, there are pages dedicated to studies and statistics supporting the philosophy behind free-range parenting.

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Julissa Treviño

Julissa Treviño is a writer and journalist based in Texas. Her work has appeared in BBC Future, CityLab, Columbia Journalism Review, The Dallas Morning News, Racked, Teen Vogue and other publications. She enjoys traveling, playing with makeup, biking and trying new food. Follow her @JulissaTrevino. Read more by Julissa Treviño