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How 10 Up-And-Coming Mompreneurs Make Time to Grow Their Blog

Elna Cain | Posted 10.18.2016 | Business
Elna Cain

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 Blogger to Mompreneur: 10 Inspiring Women Prove To The Doubters That It Can Be Done

Candis Lynn Hidalgo | Posted 08.08.2016 | Women
Candis Lynn Hidalgo

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.

5 Tips For Starting A Successful Mom Blog

Victoria Yore | Posted 07.05.2016 | Parents
Victoria Yore

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.

6 Ways the Presidential Race Would Be Different if a Mom Blogger Was Running

Lis Luwia | Posted 03.02.2017 | Parents
Lis Luwia

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.

Why Most Mommy Bloggers Fail

Candis Lynn Hidalgo | Posted 02.23.2017 | Parents
Candis Lynn Hidalgo

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.

The Meaningful Lesson This Mom Blogger Learned When Photos Of Her Body Went Viral

The Huffington Post | Caroline Bologna | Posted 03.19.2015 | Parents

When Canadian mom-of-four Joanna Venditti shared a personal story about body image on her blog "Nesting Story," she didn't think it would reach beyond...

Why Your Online Voice (And The Way You Use It) Matters

Catherine Naja | Posted 04.06.2015 | Parents
Catherine Naja

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.

How to Get Mommy Bloggers to Bring Customers to Your Brand

Jayson DeMers | Posted 01.05.2015 | Business
Jayson DeMers

Because their highly popular blogs often focus on product and service recommendations, mommy bloggers are an ideal channel to include in marketing campaigns.

21 Things I Want to Teach My Daughter

Shaney Vijendranath | Posted 01.05.2015 | Parents
Shaney Vijendranath

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.

Why I Don't Like 'Mom Blogs'

Lauren Stevens | Posted 12.23.2014 | Parents
Lauren Stevens

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.

This Is How The Mommy Wars Start

Buzz Bishop | Posted 12.14.2014 | Parents
Buzz Bishop

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.

Lisa Belkin

Should Your Children Be The Center Of Your World? | Lisa Belkin | Posted 11.08.2013 | Parents

In the latest parenting post to go viral, Stephanie Metz reaches an important conclusion for all the wrong reasons. “Why My Kids Are NOT The Cen...

And The Evilest Baby Of 2013 Is ...

Posted 11.05.2013 | Parents

It's that time of year again... Halloween is over, Thanksgiving is on the way, and the year's most evil baby has just been crowned. Yes, the third ...

Why This Mommy Hates Mommy Blogs

Tina Issa | Posted 01.23.2014 | Parents
Tina Issa

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.

Mom Bloggers Read Their 'Favorite' Comments

Posted 10.22.2013 | Parents

"Do you want to know what I think?" So begins one of the nastier messages read aloud in this funny mashup of mom bloggers -- including several HuffPos...

These Parents Save HOW Much With Coupons?!

Posted 09.17.2013 | Parents

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 impossible. Now more th...

30 Reasons Moms Are Late

Jenny Isenman | Posted 09.11.2013 | Parents
Jenny Isenman

I'm not gonna sit here and tell you that I was always a punctual person, but becoming a parent has put a whole new spin on my excuses for being late to meetings, lunch dates, parties and appointments.

Tutus, Cartwheels and Motherhood: A Completely Biased Review of XOX Betsey

Shannon Sutherland | Posted 07.15.2013 | Style
Shannon Sutherland

I may have cried when I heard her stores were closing. Ok, I cried a lot. I cried so much that my husband had to create a special "Betsey Johnson Emergency Fund" that we used to purchase tons of Betsey Johnson items.

A New Generation of 'Mominists'?

Samantha Kurtzman-Counter | Posted 07.08.2013 | Parents
Samantha Kurtzman-Counter

I think it might be time to step back, press pause on the kvetching and appreciate where we're at as a culture of mothers right now. It's really pretty amazing.

In Defense of Mom 2.0

Morra Aarons-Mele | Posted 07.06.2013 | Parents
Morra Aarons-Mele

Critics who decry "trips for mom" are completely missing the point. Everyone in this world should have an opportunity to spend time with inspiring people who help you live your best possible life. And even better, if you can get paid for your time, it's a total win.

Blog Posts We Love From Around The Web

The Huffington Post | Emma Mustich | Posted 02.05.2013 | Parents

Parenthesis is where we collect our favorite writing from moms and dads around the web: essays, letters, rants and calls for help that make us nod in ...

Does Humor Have Any Place in Tragedy?

Jenny Isenman | Posted 02.17.2013 | Parents
Jenny Isenman

I thought about not writing anything humorous until we could all come to grips with this injustice (So, essentially, never). But, I will and I hope other humorists do too.

3 Blog Posts We Loved This Week

The Huffington Post | Emma Mustich | Posted 12.03.2012 | Parents

This week in Parenthesis, Tracy of Sellabit Mum tells her children why she writes online, a Lesbian Family blogger reflects on the "mommy" name game a...

5 Incredibly Annoying Parenting Terms

The Stir | Posted 01.30.2013 | Parents
The Stir

Before I became a mom I was blissfully unaware of parenting terminology. I naively assumed that when you have a baby, you simply become a mom. Needless to say, I was wrong.

The Best 'Quickie' Stretch for Moms

Jenny Isenman | Posted 01.27.2013 | Parents
Jenny Isenman

Frankly, I'm getting tired of reaching around in the car to grab a drink/toy/video game from one of my children, only to find I've pulled out my back/shoulder/neck.