Mamapedia Contributor Spotlight: Leah Moore

Mamapedia Contributor Spotlight: Leah Moore

Sometimes parenting can bring unexpected challenges (more than dealing with 4am feedings and getting to work on time). For Leah Moore, it was her daughter’s rare diagnoses and the addition of twin boys that inspired her to share her journey with others on her blog The Cheese Bus. Navigating the ups and downs of parenting, the pain of dealing with tough days and the joy of exciting discoveries, Moore documents the road less traveled but in no way less relatable. As…

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Mamapedia Contributor Spotlight: Mary Ware

Mamapedia Contributor Spotlight: Mary Ware

Sometimes motherhood can be lonely. In search of advice and a little camaraderie, Mary Ware launched her blog The Mom Friend. The site offers a safe place for moms/parents to feel a little less overwhelmed (and isolated) by sharing in Ware’s own parenting experiences, challenges and gaining insight from her helpful words of wisdom. What made you want to start your own parenting blog? When I became a new mom, I spent hours while nursing and rocking my newborn trying to find answers and…

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Mamapedia Contributor Spotlight: Stephanie Dulli

Mamapedia Contributor Spotlight: Stephanie Dulli

Recently, we published a post in Mamapedia “Voices” that was so moving, it honestly made us cry. The piece was by blogger Stephanie Dulli of Stephanie Says, and we decided we just had to get to know this impressive writer. Here she shares more on what it takes to connect with her readers on such a meaningful level. What made you want to start your own parenting blog? The short story is I had been an actress and comedienne in Los Angeles and after I had…

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Mamapedia Contributor Spotlight: Heather McMaster

Mamapedia Contributor Spotlight: Heather McMaster

Feeling anxious? Sadly, anxiety is an often common downside to parenting. Thankfully, Heather McMaster gets that. Her blog Very Anxious Mommy helps calm those very real mom fears while offering tips for living a budget-friendly, green-minded lifestyle. She shares more on how she helps parents find their inner zen. What made you want to start your own parenting blog? It was not until November of 2016 that I decided to start my parenting blog. Although I love talking with other…

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Mamapedia Contributor Spotlight: Ally Greene

Mamapedia Contributor Spotlight: Ally Greene

Did someone say bacon? Ally Greene is serving up the savory treat and then some on her blog Bacon Coffee Mama. Along with sharing her mouth-watering recipes, Greene hopes to combat mommy shamers by creating a safe, judgement-free space for parenting advice and tips. Here’s what she had to say about her inclusive approach. What made you want to start your own parenting blog? I had been working for a while as a freelance writer, doing content for others. I have always…

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Mamapedia Contributor Spotlight: Lindsey Martin

Mamapedia Contributor Spotlight: Lindsey Martin

Telling a mom not to worry is like telling a person not to breathe, but Lindsey Martin of Worry Free Moms works to relieve some of the stress of parenting with her reassuring, humorous and always relatable blog posts. She shares more on how she manages to maximize the joy of motherhood by cutting down on the anxiety. What made you want to start your own parenting blog? I wanted to try something new and help other moms at the same time….

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Mamapedia Contributor Spotlight: Kristen Samson Jackson

Mamapedia Contributor Spotlight: Kristen Samson Jackson

After becoming a mother in 2012, Kristen Samson Jackson wanted to share her experiences, thoughts and fears (as she puts it) and her blog, Mommy’s New Groove, was born. Jackson is quick to point out that she doesn’t have all the answers, but we are happy to join her on her motherhood journey. It is, after all, pretty groovy. What made you want to start your own parenting blog? After my daughter was born, I felt extremely lonely and isolated….

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Mamapedia Contributor Spotlight: Kathryn Mayer

Mamapedia Contributor Spotlight: Kathryn Mayer

Kathryn Mayer’s humorous take on parenting makes for a great read, but if you think she’s only in it for the laughs, think again. Mayer’s blog Writing Out Loud serves a purpose beyond motherly advice: to help spread awareness for Newtown, CT and gun violence prevention. So how did she come to take on such a serious cause? We caught up with the outspoken blogger to learn more. What made you want to start your own parenting blog? Tired of…

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Mamapedia Contributor Spotlight: Joy Page Manuel

Mamapedia Contributor Spotlight: Joy Page Manuel

A former academic, Joy Page Manuel takes an analytical approach to parenting, journaling all of her adventures in motherhood on her blog, Catharsis. As she puts it, blogging “continues to save my sanity.” Here’s a little more on how she manages to balance parental duties and still be active in the blogosphere. What made you want to start your own parenting blog? The short answer is that I needed to save money on therapy while pursuing my love for writing….

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Mamapedia Contributor Spotlight: Darlene Dee

Mamapedia Contributor Spotlight: Darlene Dee

Ever wonder how expensive it is to raise a baby? Darlene Dee decided to do the math with the birth of her daughter “Babystar.” Her blog Baby Costs Money keeps track of parenting costs and then some, offering readers fun updates on her daughter along with DIY projects and smart, budget-friendly tips. What made you want to start your own parenting blog? When I got pregnant with Babystar, the internet was a thing. The internet was NOT a thing when I…

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