The Upskilled Mamas team (you didn’t think all of this was just me, did you? Yay for Fiverr!), pulled together a list of 10 great blogs for work-at-home moms who are looking for ways to accomplish more and more without DOING more and more.
As women, we’re constantly on the clock. Get a day off? Your kids couldn’t STAND THE THOUGHT OF IT! And I think that’s one of the main reasons we’re always looking to find or build a community of other moms. I’m with you on that.
The truth is we need the support, sure. But more than anything, we need other women around who can help us hack as many of life’s norms as humanly possible so we can do EVERYTHING that needs to be done. #facts
And since I’m not super great at being on social media constantly, it’s always good for me to have a quick list of trustworthy sources I can go to for info and, let’s face it, comfort.
As far as work-from-home blogs, I’ll tell you right off rip that I spend a significant amount of time on TwinsMommy.com, getting a feel for how to create my comfy lil corner of the web. And yeah, I do this for a living, but I do B2B stuff, and B2B is less comfy and inviting, more hustle culture and crushing it.
UpskilledMamas.com is my place to relax and pour out. And I’ll tell you this – you have GOT to see Melyssa Griffin’s blog – it’s inspiring, even though she doesn’t technically qualify to be on this particular list. Seriously, you have to see her blog.So, when I’m in the mood to hear from other moms, I have a shortlist of bloggers I love. Here are 10 really great blog examples for ya.
- Blog Examples of WAHMS Who Can Show You How to Make Money Blogging
- Blog Examples of WAHMS Who’ll Show You Different Ways to Make Money Online
- Blog Examples of Moms Who Can Help You Get Better at the Business Side of Things
- Blog Examples of Moms Who Hustle As a Matter of Habit
- Blog Examples of Moms Who Can Show You How to Nail Momming
- Blog Examples of Moms Who’ll Help You Manage Your Money
- Jessi Fearon
- Blog Examples of Moms Who Can Help You Kick Remote Learning’s Butt
Blog Examples of WAHMS Who Can Show You How to Make Money Blogging
Button-cute and super-informative, TwinsMommy.com is the place to go when you need to know how to do this blogging thing. The blog’s creator, Elna is a mom of twins who’s discovered the not-so-secret formula for making money blogging. Together with her husband, she’s living an entrepreneurial life.
Elna got her start as a freelance writer but became a blogger when a challenging pregnancy put her on bedrest for months and months. Twins Mommy helps other moms who want to earn money from blogging, boost their incomes, and support their families without compromising their basic needs and emotional support. Elna’s blogs have super-detailed guidelines on how to:
- start blogging as a career
- earn a considerable amount of 💲💲💲 from it
- manage it with family
- scale that sucker!
Another blogger that I’ve stalked relentlessly is Allison Lindstrom. She has a popular YouTube channel to which I’m a loyal subscriber, and she can show you the ropes if you’re trying to figure out the “make money blogging” thing. Allison’s funny, informative, and easy to listen to, and she’s always on-topic.
Blog Examples of WAHMS Who’ll Show You Different Ways to Make Money Online
The Work at Home Wife
Angie Nelson is doing something really practical with her blog, TheWorkatHomeWife.com. You may like the blog’s setup because you’re immediately directed toward topics that are right in line with your interests – big bonus for time-starved moms.Her blog categories are broken down by revenue stream. Things like:
- work at home jobs
- start a home business
- how to start a blog
- how to make extra money
- work at home tips
- sell stuff online
Lady Boss Blogger
Elaine Rau is the creator of LadyBossBlogger.com, a platform designed to teach entrepreneurial women how to launch, scale, and promote their digital businesses on Instagram. One of the cool things about Elaines blog is that she offers topical training programs like
- How to Start a Money Making Blog
- Make Money as an Influencer
- Monetize Your Blog and Instagram
- Launch a Christian Blog
Plus, Elaine offers a Facebook group and a really active and engaged social media community. Win-win.
Brilliant Business Moms
For a blog that’s all about providing you the tools you need to run your own business, BrilliantBusinessMoms.com is a good place to start. The blog was created by Sarah, a wife and adoptive mom and podcaster who interviews entrepreneurial women to glean from their experiences. Smart move. Nobody wants to reinvent the wheel. Ain’t nobody got time fo dat.Sarah’s blog has more of a B2B feel that comes across in her headlines and her blog’s design. And she goes into detail on ways to really win by diversifying your revenue streams, including tips on:
- social media
- photo tips
- writing and selling books
- becoming an Etsy seller
The Work at Home Woman
If you’re looking for jobs you can work from home while you’re busy doing the million other things, Holly Reisem Hanna has created blessed relief for your hungry soul. TheWorkatHomeWoman.com highlights dozens and dozens of WFH opportunities as they arise and inspires women to work from home or use their natural talents and abilities to create their own jobs. Plus, it’s just a darned pretty website.
Blog Examples of Moms Who Can Help You Get Better at the Business Side of Things
The Corporate Sister
TheCorporateSister.com wasn’t intended to be about working from home, but I’d venture a bet that many of the articles included on this blog now specifically appeal to women who are working from home during lockdown for the first time. TheCorporateSister.com was created by Solange Lopes as a resource tool and advice hub for working women. Since many of us are home with the kids and still working or trying to find ways to earn money, I included The Corporate Sister because it’s packed with really great advice for building your reputation as a trustworthy professional. You can also get some pretty good ideas and tips for how to overcome common challenges faced by women, minorities, and moms.
Blog Examples of Moms Who Hustle As a Matter of Habit
Single Mum’s Income
Coming in with an assist for busy, overstretched single moms is Single Mum’s Income. If you want to get your fire back after a heartbreak, divorce, or just plain being in a slump, Alexa (the blog’s creator, not the robot in your kids’ tablet) can give you that gentle nudge in the form of straightforward advice, stern warnings and anecdotal know-how. Single Mum’s Income is a nice mix of how-to strategies for both work and home. You can learn about investing AND find out how to make fast and easy desserts. 🥰 But perhaps the best part of her blog is she has established her blog as a community in which she shares her experiences and her progress openly, so she feels like kinfolk.
This Mama Blogs
Every mom needs a cool way to score cool stuff, free stuff, and discounted stuff IN ADDITION TO strategies for living your best life. ThisMamablogs.com sets the stage for Jane, the blog’s creator to share her journey of how she established herself as a stay at home mama who actually makes money while holding down the fort at home. One of the things I LOVE about this blog is it’s not just tips for crushing it with your digital gig. Sometimes, it’s tips for being smarter about how you save. Or getting free clothes from brands like Nike when they’re looking for product testers (whaaaa????). You know – hustle behavior!
Blog Examples of Moms Who Can Show You How to Nail Momming
Putting a call out for all exhausted moms looking for shortcuts in… EVERYTHING, Denver mom Kristen has come to save the day. PracticalMommy.com provides tips and tools to help you mom better, wife better, work better, and just be an all-around better version of yourself. Not in a weird way, but in an “I’ve got the kids fingerpainting so I can make a few quick calls” kinda way.
Blog Examples of Moms Who’ll Help You Manage Your Money
JessiFearon.com is a personal finance blog penned by stay-at-home mom, Jessi Fearon. Jessi takes us on some pretty neat journeys using her own life as a southern SAHM as a real-world case study of what it takes to get out of debt, stay out of debt, and meet the daily challenges of life on one income.
I’m a big fan of personal finance info, and one of the things I found really striking about Jessi’s blog is that she doesn’t take the position of an expert. She takes the position of a mom who’s seen and learned a thing or two. So, this isn’t Suze Orman. It’s more like good advice from your cool, young aunt. Just an FYI.
Blog Examples of Moms Who Can Help You Kick Remote Learning’s Butt
I learned about MommyWeek.com when I was putting together a roundup of Instagram influencers for my day job. That’s why I found Ashley Marshall’s colorful feed of her kids, her home, and the occasional cameo by Dad.
Ashley’s not a work at home mom, but many of us WAHMs who are spending our days in the home office and/or in-home school would not hate on a woman who could provide us with some insights on a better way to do remote learning. I included Mommy Week because most of us could probably use better, more refined strategies for navigating the remote learning situation, and who better to teach us than a homeschooling mama, right?
Mommy Week is full of great ideas for keeping the house running smoothly, and just great ideas for keeping the kids engaged and not held captive by their screens and devices. Okay, folks. That’s my list of blogs for work-at-home moms. This was a fun little exercise. I hope you found this list useful.