Are you desperate to start Blogging but have no idea what to Blog about? You keep reading about how important having a niche is and it’s the one thing getting in between you and your future as a Blogger.
Well not anymore! Because in this post in the Beginners Guide to Blogging series I’m sharing 50+ Blogging ideas for Moms.
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I seriously reckon I spent as much time looking for help online in the first year of being a Mom as I did in the whole of my 30 ish years pre being a Mom!
Believe me when I say you have experience and knowledge that another Mom is currently out there searching for online.
How do you choose a Blog niche?
A niche can be based around a certain topic, such as Homeschooling, or Organisation. Or based on a type of lifestyle, such as Being a Single Mom or Mom to Twins.
Or you combine a topic and a lifestyle, such as Homeschooling Twins, or Home Organisation for Single Moms.
When you are deciding what you should blog about, here’s some things to consider
What are you passionate about?
You do not have to be passionate about a subject to build a successful blog around it.
But it definitely helps if you can get excited about your Blog topic! If all goes to plan, you’re going to be blogging about this topic for many years. And if you dread writing a post because you’ve chosen a niche that you find dull as dishwater, your Blog isn’t going to last long!
Think about the things that you get excited about, that you love to do, or read about, or help others with. Your enthusiasm for your topic will speak to your readers and fill them with enthusiasm to take action.
Where does your experience lie?
Again, you don’t have to Blog from personal experience but your audience are more likely to trust what you’re saying when they know you’ve actually experienced what you’re talking about.
Brainstorm some blog niche ideas based on your life experiences, hobbies, jobs and education.
What do you get asked about by your friends and family? What do people ask you for help with? Are you the ‘go to gal’ for advice on a specific topic?
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Is your Blog Idea Profitable?
If you’re starting your Blog so you can make money while staying at home with your kids, you need a niche that is profitable.
There are lots of different ways to make money blogging, including affiliate marketing, sponsored posts and selling digital products so it is highly likely you will be able to monetise your Blog, regardless of your niche. But some are more profitable than others, so if making money is a priority for you, you might want to look into monetisation options before settling on a niche.
Your Blog niche is flexible
Finally, remember your niche is flexible. Some people make choosing a niche a big thing but it’s not as important as they’re making out. You can always widen your niche, get more specific, or even just completely change direction as your Blog grows!
I don’t want your uncertainty about a niche to stop you taking the plunge into this thing called Blogging, and missing out on all the benefits it brings, so here they are; 50+ Blog Ideas for Moms, plus some of my favourite examples…
- Fashion for Moms
- Mom self care
- Healthy eating for Moms
- Natural living for families
- Being a single Mom
- Being a single work at home Mom
- Parenting as an Armed Forces Wife
Mom Blog Example: Miltary Wife and Mom
The Military Wife and Mom is about exactly what it sounds like its about. Lauren has divided the blog into 2 clear halves; Parenting and Military Life and shares her experiences to help others in the same situation. Her aims are to help her readers minimize stress, create peace and build connection. Which she does with a collection of Free email courses for subscribers and Military Life and Parenting printables and ebooks in the shop attached to her blog.
Mom Blog Example: Techie Homeschool Mom
I love the Techie Homeschool Mom Blog. I’m a big fan of technology and, even though I don’t homeschool, me and the twins are always hopping online to find the answers to their questions about the World around them. Homeschooling is a popular Blogging niche, and Beth has built a successful Blog about using technology in Homeschooling and has developed this into a business selling her own online study units and running an online photography club.
- Kindergarten Homeschooling
- Homeschooling Teens
- Homeschool for mixed age groups
- Family homesteading
- Family free range living
- Parenting a special needs child (with a specific need; e.g. autism)
- Managing a large family
- Parenting within a specific religion
- Healthy eating for kids
- Kids activities
Mom Blog Example: The Imagination Tree
I used The Imagination Tree so much when my twins were little. I had no clue how to keep two little babies happy and this Blog is full of ideas for activities of all ages! The Blog is written by Anna, who is a Mum to 4 children and she uses her previous work experience as a Primary school teacher (and specialist in early years education and art) to share the creative play she and her kids enjoy at home.
- Traveling with kids
Mom Blog Example: Earth Trekkers
Earth Trekkers started when parents Julie and Tim, and their 2 children decided to take 13 months off work and school and travel round the World! This blog is the perfect example of how sharing your own experiences can be an inspiration to others. Now the family are home, the blog has continued and Julie shares stories of their shorter travel adventures plus informative posts on World travel for their Blog readers. This recent post tells the story of the development & growth of the blog and is a great lesson in how a Blog can change but still be successful. https://www.earthtrekkers.com/life-as-a-travel-blogger/
- Nomadic living with kids
- Natural remedies for families
- Making money as a SAHM
- Frugal living and budgeting for families
- Kids fashion
- Kids parties
- Postpartum depression
- Being a new Mom
- Baby care
- Parenting toddlers
- Parenting teens
- Being an older Mom
- Being a young Mom
- Parenting as part of a blended family
- Organisation for families
Mom Blog Example: The Organized Mama
The Organized Mama is written by Jessica, a professional organizer, and she shares her professional home organisation tips plus DIY home decor and craft projects. Alongside her blog she offers in person and virtual organization services.
- LGBTQ parenting
- Parenting twins
- Parenting higher multiples
- Interior DIY for kids rooms
- Technology and children
- Baby sleep
- Attachment parenting
- Multicultural parenting
- Bringing up kids in a foreign country
- Minimalist parenting
- Special diets for children (e.g. vegetarian, gluten free etc)
- Weight loss for Moms
Mom Blog Example: Life of a Fit Momma
Life of a Fit Momma is one of my faves for home workouts (I’m especially good at looking at them and thinking about doing them!) Dr Allie Flowers is the owner of this Blog and she pulls from her professional experience as a physical therapist plus her personal experience as a Mom to help other Moms maintain a Fit and healthy lifestyle.
- Parenting when the parent has a special need
- Parent relationships
- Being a working Mom
- Mom to boys
- Mom to girls
- Parenting kids with allergies
- Fitness for kids
Don’t panic if that list has provided you with loads of ideas! The fun thing about being a Mom Blogger is you aren’t limited to writing about just one thing.
Many successful Mom Bloggers blog about lots of different topics. The benefit of blogging about a variety of different things is you will soon learn what your audience like the most. You’ll be able to write them content they love, instead of first deciding on a niche, then having to find an audience to fit the niche.
Like I said, I don’t want niche uncertainty to hold you back from Blogging. Blogging has so many unique benefits for Moms, including providing a creative outlet, a wonderful community, a sense of purpose and of course the freedom to make money from home.
If you’ve not started your Blog yet, just head over to this post about How to Start a Mom Blog, and you’ll be up and running in less than 20 minutes!