Mom blogs are exploding online. Every diaper change, every giggle, every time a baby burps can be documented for many people to read about on their computers with the start of a blog. Mothers start blogs for numerous reasons. Some want to share their joys, fears, concerns, or ask for advice every once in awhile. Others want to document their children’s growth, tell stories about their kids for their families to read. Other moms are seeking a social network. Mom blogs have opened up a circle of friends for mothers who would normally be limited to Dora the Explorer and conversation with stuffed dolls at tea parties. The blogs allow moms some time to converse with adults in multisyllabic verse about things they can appreciate. And in some cases mom blogs have even sparked business possibilities. Companies are beginning to see blogs as potential marketing forums.
While many Daily moms blog simply describe family life, some fulfill certain niches. Here is a list of blogs that stand out because they speak about specific ideas or fulfill certain roles: