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11 Working Mom Blogs That I Read Regularly




Written by:

Barbara Mighdoll

Being a mom is a huge part of who I am. It's actually been the key to unlocking my true self. My kiddos, Caden and Willow, are two of my proudest accomplishments. But let's be real, as amazing as motherhood is, it throws some serious challenges our way. I've discovered that tapping into the wisdom of other moms can help me become a more confident mom.

Whether it’s reading parenting books, scrolling through Instagram, or listening to podcasts, there are a ton of ways to learn more about raising kids and navigating career choices. And, I also read a ton of working mom blogs. They're written by moms I can relate to and they share stories and advice that hit close to home.

If you’re looking for a working mom blog that you can easily relate to, no matter where you are in your motherhood or career journey, I’ve got you covered. I’m sharing 10 of the best blogs for working moms that are definitely worth checking out. They’re perfect for a quick read in between sips of reheated coffee 😉

Top 10 Working Mom Blogs That I Read Regularly

11 of the best working mom blogs to bookmark

If you're looking for digestible news and current events: With Hitha

Hitha Palepu is a mom and entrepreneur who runs the Substack, “With Hitha.” Technically a newsletter, not a traditional blog, she covers current events, personal experiences as a working mother, and product recommendations.

What makes “With Hitha” such a standout resource for busy working moms is Hitha Palepu's unique blend of professional insight and personal touch. Hitha condenses news, advice, and random smart things she's discovered into manageable, bite-sized pieces, making it easier for busy moms to stay informed on current events and news without feeling overwhelmed (or having much time!).

If you’re looking for a fast way to get dinner on the table: What to Cook When You Don’t Feel Like Cooking

Caro Chamber's Substack newsletter is your go-to guide for those days when cooking feels like the last thing you want to do. It's packed with quick, easy, and seriously tasty recipes that require minimal effort and ingredients, but deliver maximum flavor. The beauty of this newsletter is that it's not just about throwing together a meal; it's about rediscovering the joy of cooking without the stress. Whether you're a busy parent, juggling a hectic work schedule, or simply in a cooking rut, this newsletter promises to spice up your mealtime routine. For many working moms, it's a struggle to get food on the table. This newsletter and recipes make it possible. 

If you’re looking for inspiration from a creative entrepreneur: Emily Ley's Substack

If you're a creative entrepreneur or simply a creative person, give Emily Ley's Substack a read. Emily shares life stories and lessons learned as a creative entrepreneur. She shares practical tips and tricks like how to declutter digital spaces, how to organize your content calendar, and offers a guide to start and run a business.

If you’re looking to simplify the chaos of doing it all: New Modern Mom

Gotta give myself a shoutout! New Modern Mom is like my third baby, and for good reason. It's a labor of love, and I've poured my heart and soul into building a hub where moms can find support and guidance on chasing their career dreams while raising their kids. What began as a little passion project has blossomed into a full-blown career, and I love it.

I built New Modern Mom as a resource to help moms simplify the daily chaos of motherhood. But New Modern Mom is more than just a publishing platform, it’s a mission to empower mothers striving to find that delicate balance between a rewarding career and cherishing precious moments of motherhood. It's about living a fulfilled, balanced, present, and beautiful life amidst all the chaos. If you don’t already, please subscribe to our email newsletter to stay up-to-date 🙂

If you're looking to take a career pause: Mother Untitled

Mother Untitled is a blog and community for moms who are navigating the transition from working full-time to taking a “career pause” to fully focus on family. The founder, Neha Ruch, shares her own story and interviews other moms who have taken career pauses or are in what she calls “the gray area” combining part-time work with traditional stay-at-home motherhood responsibilities. The team at Mother Untitled is dedicated to reshaping how stay-at-home mom life is perceived. If you’re thinking about taking a career pause or break, give this one a read. 

Top 10 Working Mom Blogs That I Read Regularly

If you’re looking for advice on all the things: The Everymom

The Everymom is a resource for modern moms who want to tackle all aspects of their life with confidence. From advice on career and parenting tips, to travel guides and fashion inspiration, this website covers it all. Articles are written in a relatable and informative tone, making you feel like you're getting advice from a trusted friend. I love their career and finance section and they share articles about budgeting, work culture, professional interviewing, and tips for returning to work after a career pause, and more.

If you're looking for unfiltered motherhood: Scary Mommy

Scary Mommy is a popular blog that covers all aspects of motherhood, from pregnancy to raising teenagers. Their content is relatable, raw, and honest – making it the perfect read for any mom who needs a reminder that they are not alone in their struggles. While it doesn't focus on career, it's refreshing to read about the realities of motherhood from multiple bloggers without any sugar-coating.

If you’re looking to for a career coach: Perspectives

Deb Liu, a Silicon Valley tech executive, writes this insightful Substack email newsletter, delving into career advice, lessons learned, and engaging discussions. She tackles critical topics like navigating the onboarding process for a new role, achieving alignment, and addressing bias in the workplace. With a dedicated section on product management and career development, Deb provides invaluable insights to help readers navigate their professional journeys.

If you’re looking for advice as a new mom: Motherly

Motherly is an all-in-one parenting platform for mothers from pregnancy through the college years. Articles are woman-centered and judgment-free, packed with expert advice and inspirational stories. Personally, I'm hooked on their career and money section, and they tackle essential topics like having discussions about pumping with your boss, parental leave policies, and tax tips for parents.

If you're thinking of taking your business to the next level: The Ask Newsletter

This newsletter is your go-to for helping your business thrive and grow. Ellen Donnelly, a career coach, speaker, and writer, spills the beans on how to transform small one-person businesses with practical tips and tricks. It's like having a trusted guidebook for entrepreneurship right at your fingertips.

If you're looking for a little lifestyle inspiration: Cup of Jo

Cup of Jo is one of the OG mom and lifestyle blogs. Founded in January 2007, Cup of Jo cover's all things lifestyle including style, culture, food, travel, parenting, and career. But what really sets Cup of Jo apart is the vibrant conversations that happen in the comments section of each article. Take, for instance, their piece on the best and worst career advice, which sparked a whopping 307 comments. So when you dive into an article, you're not just getting great content – you're also tapping into a treasure trove of reader opinions and advice, which is pretty cool. And their career section? It's filled with fascinating topics like the first thing to do when you get a job offer or reminiscing about your first job experience.

Top 10 Working Mom Blogs That I Read Regularly

Moms to follow on Instagram

I've also found so much joy and advice from ambitious moms on Instagram. If you love to browse this platform, here are my favorite mom influencers to follow along.

To discover more actionable tips for working moms as well as valuable info on self care, and family life, subscribe to the newsletter and check out my Instagram.

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