Top Mommy Bloggers in Ottawa

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Published Jan 30, 2017

Some great blogs about topics pertaining to parents in Ottawa can be found through our favourite local blogs. Enjoy!

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2015 Top Mommy Bloggers in Ottawa, ON

Our favourite bloggers in the nations' capital share their personal insights and stories about a variety of topics:

A Peek Inside the Fishbowl

Andrea lives in Ottawa with her husband Mark and her two daughters. She is a longtime blogger who has occupied her little corner of the WWW since 1999.

The Fishbowl is her whiteboard, water cooler, and journal, all rolled into one.She’s passionate about healthy living, photography, arts and culture, family travel, great gear, good food, and sharing the best of Ottawa for families.

Crystal Clear as Mud

You may recognize her from Ottawa Valley Moms as she co-founded that blog in 2012 with Erin Blaskie.

She is a work-at-home-mom to two children in the Ottawa Valley.

Join Crystal in her 'mud puddle' while trying to keep things clear in a muddy world! Sharing stories of life, love, parenting and more, she hopes you will jump on in!

Keep it Beautiful

Alicia is an Interior Decorator and blogger living in Ottawa, ON with her 3 small children and hubby Mr. Fix-It.

Alicia believes that all spaces should be beautiful regardless of budget. She feels that you should be proud of your home and love where you live. Alicia shares tips and tutorials, DIYs, renovations, delicious recipes and family life. Alicia loves to help and inspired people to create fresh, fabulous, and sophisiticated spaces and take on a challenge.

Coffee with Julie

The Coffee with Julie blog is welcoming, intelligent, and a tiny bit sassy. Whether it's a re-cap from a travel adventure, a silly family anecdote, or a fabulous new product find, Julie's readers know that they can tune-in on their coffee break for a genuine snapshot of a working mother's lifestyle.

The Mother of Adventure

Whether you’re exploring a museum in a new city or chasing bubbles in your own backyard, life with kids is always an adventure! Ottawa-based writer Sonia Mendes offers up a little bit of everything on her blog, The Mother of Adventure from reviews on kid-friendly attractions to craft ideas, yummy recipes and reflections on the poignant moments of parenting.

She also shares her published articles from Ottawa Parenting Times, Today’s Parent, The Huffington Post and more. Connect with Sonia on Twitter @MendesMusing.

Good Karma Baby!

Sherrie-Mae Guthrie has been an educator for the last 15 years in a variety of school board across Ontario and for the last three years she has been a Vice Principal. She lives in Ottawa with her very active family and writes about her life and the #GuthrieFamilyAdventrues they have. Her blog, Good Karma Baby, includes funny family narratives, travel experiences, food adventures and event reviews.

Sherrie-Mae also owns which creates sponsored storytelling for brands and family friendly products. Sherrie-Mae’s love of athletics, coaching, educational expertise and positive attitude resinates throughout her blog & social media channels. 

Mom in the Know 

Julie Findlay is Mom in the Know, a spokesperson for all things related to raising a family and living a happy, healthy and balanced life. A wife and mother of two, Julie has turned her teaching career into a lifelong passion of sharing with others through traditional and online media. 

Looking for fitness tips, healthy recipes, places to go, things to do, crafts to make or a great book to read?  Mom in the Know (MITK) has it all.

A contributor to Outdoors Ottawa and Ottawa Parenting Times and with frequent appearances on local television, Julie is recognizable as MITK and a trusted spokesperson for brands and organizations she believes in.

Natalia Coaching You

Humour, wit and large doses of reality checks best describe Natalia McPhedran’s Blog. As a mother of two, she shares her knowledge of what’s really going on in the lives of digitally born children and how parents can help them stay grounded. As a Life Coach for Parents and Tweens, she enlightens her readers with relatable anecdotes and tangible techniques that motivate her audience to take a leap of faith.

Her viewers appreciate that she shares her advice with humour and ease, making them feel more comfortable and connected to her.  This blog is a great learning tool for anyone who is interested in learning how to communicate and understand children and even getting to know more about themselves--without judgment.

Kids in the Capital

Kids in the Capital is a blog written for parents, by parents. A great source for local activities and events, parenting tips, and healthy living in the nation's capital.


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