Motherhood is a beautiful and difficult journey, and it’s encouraging to know that you’re not alone. These five inspiring moms blog their extraordinary lives and very different paths, yet all share examples of cherishing the little moments in between.
Enjoying The Small Things
Why we love this blog: Kelle inspires readers to be fully present and open to whatever life might bring to the party.
Kelle Hampton’s beautiful blog Enjoying The Small Things began as an outlet to feature her photography and writing when her first daughter Lainey was born. Four years later, she gave birth to another precious girl, Nella, and was shocked to find out she had Down syndrome. Kelle shares their wonderful life with photos and stories, appreciating all the little moments hidden in the cracks of a normal day.
It’s not uncommon to get completely lost in her blog, photo after photo, from impromptu picnics and walks on the beach to cuddling on the playroom floor. Kelle’s ease of writing draws readers into her home and onto her picnic blanket. Her lovely posts invite you to join her in enjoying all the small things, and the conversation feels like you’ve been friends forever.
An Inch of Gray
Why we love this blog: Anna’s story is bold and brave, and she gives hope to all moms with her honest revelations and heart.
Grab a tissue when reading An Inch of Gray, the absolutely chilling and inspiring words of Anna See. She writes through heartache after the very recent loss of her 12-year-old son Jack in a drowning accident.
She has journaled about motherhood with two children since 2008, always about trying to live a life of simple faith. Anna now shares the heartbreaking journey of saying goodbye to her son and making peace with the devastating circumstances. While she amazes readers with her profound thoughts through her grief, she is still hanging on to that faith — and most days — just hanging on.
4 Little Men & Girly Twins
Why we love this blog: It’s so refreshing to observe such a unique way of living and still feel like you can relate and learn from Brittany’s gentle musings.
Brittany Claire is a young mom to four boys and twin girls. She shares her life on a big farm in the middle of nowhere at 4 Little Men & Girly Twins, inspiring a large following with diary-like entries of motherhood filled with homeschooling, eating straight from the garden and, did we mention, she has six kids?
Many of Brittany’s blog posts chronicle the ins and outs of her family’s adventures living far from everything — even their mailbox is four miles away! She is a resource for eating whole foods, mastering cloth diapering and is a babywearing pro.
Why we love this blog: What’s so awesome about Karen is that she wants nothing more than for her readers to see how awesome they really are, and then believe it deep within.
Karen Walrond of Chookooloonks will hook you with her incredible photography and passion for seeing the beauty of being different. Chookooloonks features photo essays of the ordinary moments of her life as an extraordinary woman and mom to daughter Alex.
Her book The Beauty of Different: Observations of a Confident Misfit is a best seller and stimulating manual honoring each individual’s differences and how that makes us unique, special and absolutely beautiful. Karen’s blog is eye candy for aspiring photographers and soul candy for anyone willing and ready to be inspired.
Why we love this blog: Rachel is a fabulous resource for simplifying your life and mind with authenticity, grace and wisdom without ever claiming to know it all.
Rachel Meeks created the blog Small Notebook to be just that — a digital notebook for her thoughts as she achieved a simple home for her husband and two small children. Her posts give a soft nudge to living an uncluttered life so that there’s more room for relationships and family.
Rachel guides Small Notebook readers to focus on what’s most important to them and learn to no longer allow the distractions that can nip away at the quality of our lives. Rachel’s real-life tips for simplifying your time, home and finances while expanding your family in a small space is utterly inspiring and motivating.
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