As a mum, sometimes you find yourself asking ‘are there other mums like me?’ when you pretend your child isn’t yours as they’re having a tantrum in the supermarket, or when – as much as parenting books have you believe being a mum is in your nature – you’re just not sure what you’re doing. Or if that’s not you (we salute you) you may just be looking for some tips, tricks, and advice on everyday life with children. Basically, whatever you’re looking for, you’ve come to the right place, as we round up our top 10 mummy blogs to read in 2020.
Best UK Mummy Blogs, Oliver’s Travels Recommends:
- Cuddle Fairy
Becky writes the popular Cuddle Fairy blog, about life on the west coast of Ireland with her husband and three kids. Becky is passionate about travel, recipes and fashion, amongst other things. Her mummy blog and social channels are powered by positive thoughts and vibes – you can imagine the wonderful advice you’ll find in this blog.
- Slummy Single Mummy
Slummy Single Mummy is a lifestyle and parenting blog focussing on parenting older children and young adults but covering everything from how to make your own Jaffa Cakes to rants about car air fresheners.
- Le Coin Del Mel
Mel is a busy mum of four who can always be found with food in one hand and her camera in the other. Her mummy blog, Le Coin de Mel is all about food, family life, allergies, crafts, days out and pretty much everything she gets up to with her family. When Mel isn’t drooling over food on Pinterest or Instagram, she bakes with her children, plans meals, thinks about her next sweet treat, shares recipes with friends or takes photos.
- Boo Roo and Tigger Too
- Sparkles and Stretch
Sparkles and Stretch is an award-winning blog that offers a bunch of practical parenting advice. Hayley McLean-Glass the voice behind the blog documents her life and adventures with her three lovely children. Charting the highs and lows of being a parent and covering the more difficult topics like mental health.
- Emmy’s mummy
Emmy’s Mummy (and Harry’s too!) is written by Clare Nicholas, a former Nanny and now Mum to 2 whirlwinds. This Blog is 8 years old and focuses on juggling a busy family life, you’ll also find Clare’s very popular Blog series “Top Tips from a former Nanny” where she shares top tips such as dealing with eczema, how to keep children safe in the sun, how to hire a babysitter/nanny and much other helpful parenting advice – teamed with reviews, competitions and family travel.
- Laura’s Lovely Blog
Laura’s Lovely Blog is an upbeat blog about parenting. Laura is passionate about encouraging children to read and is also the Books Editor for BritMums. A firm believer in gratitude to help your mental health, Laura is currently running a monthly gratitude challenge for readers. Her blog is full of honest reviews, her life with three children under 7, and shares about living in Bracknell, Berkshire. A lover of lovely things Laura also loves jewellery, handbags and fashion. Recently invited to take part in the government’s gender equality stakeholder committee, Laura writes about modern feminist issues facing women, particularly mothers in the modern world.
- Susan K Mann
Susan K Mann is a parent blogger with three young children working out of Scotland. She’s been nominated for several awards and regularly attends blogging seminars – you can read more of her writing on all aspects of parenting including travel, health and recipes by visiting her blog.
- Mind Your Mamma
- Learning and Exploring Through Play
Learning and Exploring Through Play has been running since 2013 and prides itself on inspiring parents and educational caregivers such as schools and childminders with fun activities, crafts and experiences for all children. They have a strong advocate for outdoor/natural play and are passionate about sharing great places to visit and stay to enjoy quality family time.
- Verily Victoria Vocalises
Victoria Welton writes at Verily Victoria Vocalises. Her multi-award nominated Parenting and Lifestyle Blog was established in September 2012 as a place to record her thoughts. She likes to consider her corner of the internet a magazine of her life and experiences. She has recorded her weight loss journey with Slimming World and, as a result, has recently become a consultant. She has shared her experiences of egg donor IVF treatment and, as a result, now has a boisterous two-year-old son together with a 12-year-old daughter.
Her blog content also includes reviews, travel, parenting issues, food and recipes, family leisure and outings, music and film. She loves anything creative and, as well as writing poetry and lyrics. As well as a parent blogger she is also a professional photographer at Vocal Eyes Photography and writes the travel blog ‘Victoria Visits’. Somehow she manages all of this at the same time as being a mum!