Are you lost in the overload of information on parenting on the internet? If you are a new parent or preparing to become one, it’s totally natural to want to read up on ALL the tips and tricks to best care for your child, take care of yourself, and stay sane in the process. While the internet is an excellent resource for this, the amount of websites available can feel quite overwhelming. Here I narrow it down and provide the very best blogs out there that will help you with just what you need on your parenting journey, nothing more and nothing less!
This blog covers it all, from navigating the ups and downs of pregnancy, to the excitement and exhaustion of caring for a newborn, to the new challenges and adventures of toddler care. Many of their blog posts talk about the very best products for each of these stages, as well as many of the tricks that will help new parents survive these first couple of years. This is a real must-read!
Scary Mommy is perhaps one of the most comprehensive blogs out there for new parents and veteran parents alike. It goes beyond talking about pregnancy and childcare (although the posts on those are excellent) and goes into topics on lifestyle, teenagers, empty nesting, relationship advice, and much more! They even have a section on adoption and fostering! Definitely bookmark this one and be prepared to go back to it for many years to come!
Swaddles n’ Bottles
This blog is great especially for expecting mommies. It goes into week-by-week details and advice on the pregnancy experience. It’s an excellent first resource! It also has a lot of information on breastfeeding and many other topics postpartum. Be sure to check this one out!
This is another excellent, all-encompassing resource for all things parenting, from pregnancy to birth to lifestyle and beyond! Their website is extremely helpful and user friendly, and their advice is spot on. Also, check out their extensive podcast collection, perfect for busy parents who want to get their 411 on the go!
The Leaky Boob
Consider this blog the perfect supplemental resource, and your new community of fellow breastfeeding mothers! They set out to answer as many questions as possible on all things that arise on the journey of bringing life with a special focus on breastfeeding, providing advice on how to ensure your baby is nice and milk drunk! However, there is much more on this blog that is worth checking out such as advice for non birthing parents. These articles make for just excellent reads!
This blog is both highly informative and also very fun! Keep things light with this excellent, comprehensive resource that will guide you through every single stage of the journey, even conception, taking care of your mental health, and having multiple children. Check this blog out and you will soon find yourself completely down the rabbit hole of their easy-to-read, engaging articles!