Best Parenting Blogs in Sacramento

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Published Jan 13, 2015

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Visit our updated "Best Of Mommy Bloggers" in our 2015 Awards You'll see some familiar faces as well as new & noteworthy bloggers who offer great advice, insights, and stories.

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Parents in Sacramento don’t need to look far when it comes to great parenting advice.  If you’re a mom or dad, you’re surrounded by dozens of other parents who blog about what matters most to them – parenting and children. ChatterBlock is please to present you with our top picks for the best parenting blogs in Sacramento. These blogs cover a broad spectrum of topics:  parenting tips and advice, nutrition, great crafts, products you’ll love, hilarious moments, and personal journeys through parenthood.

ChatterBlock’s list of the 14 Best Parenting Blogs in Sacramento:

Frankly My DearFrankly My Dear is a lifestyle blog with a focus on family, travel, food, and anything that strikes Stephanie Huang Porter’s, aka Queen Scarlett’s fancy. Stephanie knows that life can be a struggle, and ridiculous, and she likes to find the joy in the midst of the messiness of life. She has a fun, and funny husband, and two precocious daughters. Stephanie speaks in a frank, honest voice. You could easily share a cup of tea with Stephanie, and discover that her personality on and offline is the same. Gratitude makes Stephanie happy. She hopes to help others discover the good in everyday living. If you can hook her up with a dancing, flash mob event, she’ll love you forever.

Cutesy CraftsCutesy Crafts is a blog full of fun craft ideas for the home and family.  You will find lots of things to make for children, a little bit of home decor, and even a recipe or two.  Jessica is passionate about all things handmade because of the details and special touches that a machine can’t reproduce. For this reason, she loves everything crafty, is a total Pinterest addict,  and is always coming up with something new.

 

Girls on the GridGirls on the Grid is a lifestyle blog for professional women who live, play and/or work on Sacramento’s grid. Whether you work in state government, for a PR firm or local non-profit, one thing is clear – we all share the daily struggle to balance work with our own personal lives. GOTG serves as a creative space where we can learn from one another and share experiences and advice, as well as discuss everything from careers to motherhood to life in Sacramento.

 

Food Love and TraditionFood, Love & Tradition, an award-winning blog, shares the written and visual tales behind everyday folks’ most meaningful recipes and highlights businesses delivering local farm-fresh food and organizations offering food education. Tag-teamed by Marita and Bridget, this blog intertwines Marita’s stunning photography, Bridet’s passionate writing, and their shared love for food.

 

 Domestic FashionistaAt Domestic Fashionista, Ashley Urke strives to encourage women who, like her, have a heart for the home and desire to live that passion out.  Her hope in sharing about her life and home is that women would leave encouraged and inspired to take care of their home in a way that is both meaningful to them and leaves those who come to and from their home to feel cared for and important.  Creative but realistic solutions are shared for the everyday woman who desires to bring tangible beauty into their life and home.  Domestic Fashionista inspires creative homemaking for the modern day woman.

Mom With a Dot ComRita, writer of Mom With a Dot Com, has been a mom for over half of her life so she has a lot to say. Mom With a Dot Com covers everything that her family loves including modern technology, food, beauty, fitness, Disney, entertainment and travel (both in and out of Northern California). As a busy mom of 3 beautiful children there is never a dull moment, and this blog was an opportunity for Rita to spend time doing something that she is passionate about- writing and connecting with others.

Lipgloss on my LatteDulce Gina is a collection of reviews, swatches, cosmetics, and anything related to beauty. Also, lifestyle and an occasional recipe of food she loves. As a wife, and working mother, Gina’s blog is a nice outlet to relax and to get creative. She chose to write about the things she likes, the things she has purchased and other opinions on products in general. When Gina  began blogging she never expected to have so many people enjoy all the reviews, and is grateful she began blogging because of all the great friends she’s met along the way!

Reese DixonReese Dixon is the blog of writer, craft designer, and award winning activist, Tresa Edmunds. Started nine years ago during a struggle with chronic illness and infertility, Reese Dixon tells the story of one woman using her creative powers to overcome hardships and shape her life into something great. All of the ideas she shares come from her actual life, and are solutions to problems that she actually faces. There are no airbrushed versions of a perfect life, here- just reality. Tresa writes on creative topics such as parenting, crafting, cooking, and personal style, and shares her life with her trademark wit and honesty. Tresa believes that each of us holds the power to create a better life for ourselves, and is committed to showing her readers how.

The Reynolds Mom BlogAshley writes The Reynolds Mom blog, a popular place for honest product reviews, giveaways, and local Northern California happenings. She’s also a homeschooling mama to her five-year-old son, a real food lover, gluten-free eater, and natural and organic product guru. Ashely enjoys learning new ways to improve her families’ health and wellness goals, and invites you to join as their family grows, learns, and changes.

 

Glorious TreatsGlorious Treats is full of all things pretty and sweet!  From gorgeous decorated sugar cookies and cupcakes, to quick and easy treats perfect for kids… Glorious Treats is sure to satisfy your sweet tooth!  In addition to delicious recipes, Glorious Treats includes cute crafts and great party planning ideas. The author, Glory, is a 34 year old mother of two precious girls, and wife to her high school sweetheart.

 

GluesticksGluesticks is a compilation of recipes, crafts, kids activities and home decor. From homemade rock candy, bakery style sugar cookies, homemade princess aprons, to the best way to clean baby onesies, Gluesticks has something for everyone. Brandy is a mother to 4 , a creative enthusiast, and has a deep appreciated for all things handmade. Everyone needs an outlet, and for her, Gluesticks is just that!

 

mamawolfeIn her blog, mamawolfe, Jennifer Wolfe reflects on life lessons learned as a mom, teacher, and citizen of the world. From 23 years teaching middle school, 18 years raising her two children and a passion for traveling the world, Jennifer’s unique perspectives on motherhood, education and human connections provide readers with food for thought about their own lives and how women navigate through the world. Her hope, when you read her blog, is that her writing will help you to reflect on life in a new way.

Clever House WifeClever Housewife is a lifestyle blog that talks about nearly everything. Frequent topics are: Tasty recipes that aren’t too difficult to make, travel pieces, product reviews, entertainment, and more! The owner of Clever Housewife is Emily Lyon, who often interacts with her readers via social media. Her readers say they love that about her. Emily isn’t afraid to get a little personal on her blog, and has written a series of serious posts regarding infant loss, in addition to the fun light-hearted pieces. She hopes that others will be able to connect with her as a person, and to her stories of motherhood, being a wife, and a woman.

Peggy Harper LeePeggy Harper Lee is a Mom of four, ages 4 to 30. Her book, “Spoiled: Fresh Ideas for Parenting Your Entitled Child–at Any Age!” is her love letter to the modern parent. It’s not easy, we don’t get enough training or help, and societal pressures are bringing us to our knees. Parents who rock! are members of her community willing to say enough is enough. Peggy Harper Lee helps connect the dots to bring sanity and peace back to parents willing to step up and lead! She is also a keynote speaker for business, parent, and association groups, speaking on the topics of personal responsibility, disruption, leadership, and connecting to your greatness.

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Written by Joelle Blaikie

Trying to make lives easier one parent at a time.

Joelle is the Product Manager at ChatterBlock and is eager to share interesting stories, upcoming events, and fun ideas to do with your kids & family. Passionate about her community, avid traveler, and proud auntie.

Want to get in touch? I'd love to hear from you. Email me at joelle.blaikie@chatterblock.com

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