Parenting blogs can help parents find a community, share advice and relatable experiences, or simply entertain. There's a parenting blog for everyone, whether you want to find craft ideas, read about child development and education, different parenting styles or just relax and have a laugh after a long day.
Here are some of our favourite parenting blogs - the list is by no means exhaustive - let us know what your favourite blogs are in the comments and on social media!
Wry Mummy is a mum of three small boys, who writes in a witty, open and entertaining way about her life and parenting experiences. What makes this blog stand out most of all is that it's so relatable - and laugh out loud funny!
A London mum of two girls, Gill writes about pregnancy, motherhood, London and life and style. Parents of small children living in a big city will relate to this blog, as well as tired parents of pre-schoolers. The blog is both funny and informative, providing handy guides to new parents just realising how different life in the city becomes when you have a child.
Filled with arts and craft ideas for all ages, you'll find something interesting on this award winning blog whether you're looking to occupy your children for a couple of hours, make decorations for a special occasion, or just enjoy being creative and having some fun with your family.
Mommy Shorts is written by a New York mom and professional blogger. The blog is very active on social media, and has a wealth of content from videos, baby memes, personal stories, guest bloggers, contests and articles on parenting. Perfect if you need a five minute break from your busy family life.
Written by a single mum of a two year old living in Cornwall, Life Unexpected is both a parenting and a lifestyle blog. On the blog you can find posts with tips on what to do with young children in Cornwall, tips and advice for parenting bloggers, and relatable stories about life with a toddler.
The Dad Network is a UK community of dad bloggers, exploring the parenting journey from a dads' point of view, and it offers a support network for all dads. The blog boasts an online community, private Facebook groups, inspiring content and its own newsletter. The Dad Network is one of the leading public voices for dads in the UK - with its founder Al frequently in the media discussing topics from parental leave to championing baby-changing facilities for dads.
Written by a 'mild mannered accountant' and dad of three, Daddacool features everything from product reviews, competitions, personal opinion and stories from his family life. He's also involved in several blogging networks.
Yorkshire Dad started his blog to talk about fatherhood and family life. With two young children, he writes useful product reviews, shares parenting tips, food recipes and ideas for days out in Yorkshire. He also writes about parenting for the Huffington Post.
Written by a dad of two living in Salt Lake City, USA, Ask Your Dad consists of stories from everyday life, reviews, and personal comments on things in the news. The blog is refreshingly conversational in style, down to earth and relatable.
In addition to blogging for us at Tinies, Andy is the dad of a little girl, works in childcare, and also blogs for the Huffington Post. He writes lightheartedly about life as a new dad while juggling a full time, shift based, job, and how working with children on the autism spectrum has changed his perspective on the world.
You can contribute...
If you are a blogger and would like to write a guest-blog for Tinies or My Family Care, you can get in touch with us on [email protected] - we look forward to hearing from you.