This guest post was written by Christine Howell, a stay at home mother and freelancer who often writes about education for Online College Guru, a directory of online colleges.
If you’ve got a few little ones of your own, you might find it nice just to see what other moms are going through. There’s something to be said about the bonds that mothers can form with one another because they all struggle in some way to keep their children happy while maintaining their own sanity. Something that you might think about as a mom, a mom-to-be, or just someone who likes moms is to follow some mothers on Twitter. That way you can see what others are going through on a day to day basis and try to pick up on ways to improve your own parenting. Here are 25 amazing moms to learn from:
@blendedfamily: This mother of a blended family has a combination of kids to deal with. She hasn’t Tweeted in awhile, but her 3,600+ followers indicate that she’s at least something to look at. She has a website as well that is devoted to living as a blended family, and you can see the link there on her profile.
@thriftymom63: This mom is a bit of a nomad, moving just about anywhere and sharing secrets about living on a budget. She uses her Twitter account to share her savings ideas with people so that they may have a frugal life as well. With over 2,600 followers, this mom must really know her stuff.
@ageekmom: Shannon is a Texan with a bit of an eclectic personality. She has a toddler, and she exists as a combination of a Southern girl and a bit of a nerd all rolled into one. She has more than 2,100 followers on Twitter and a whopping 11,000 (gasp!) Tweets to her name. Needless to say, she’ll keep you entertained.
@mom_of2boys: Tracy is from Ohio and she is obviously the mother of two boys. She uses her Twitter account to tell people about how to lose weight, how to save money, and basically how to handle some of the obstacles of motherhood. She’s got over 1,800 followers, and many of them subscribe to the blogs she has on her account as well.
@ThetaMom: As you might have guesses, this mom is proud to have children in Greek life. She works at home and has two kids under her belt, but she is still an avid writer and blogger online. Living in the garden state, this mom has more than 1,700 followers and 2,600 Tweets, making her quite the converser on the site.
@themomjen: Jen is an avid blogger, reviewer, and all around advisor with some children under her belt. She uses Twitter to help share her product reviews and general experiences with other users. With a whopping 9,000+ Tweets to her name, this mom gives her 2,000+ followers something to read up on.
@thismommyworks: This California mom is quite the busy bee. She is married and has a full time job, yet she still finds time to keep her Twitter account up to date. She’s got 1,200 followers and more than 2,200 posts, so most of the time you can find her posts to be quite entertaining.
@motherofthevine: This mother in Chicago has a flare for tasting wine. Her Tweets focus on that passion, though some mom-related posts always seem to work themselves in. She has close to 300 Tweets and an avid following of almost 1,000 people.
@scrappin_mom: This recently moved mother is a wife with two lovely children. She teaches preschool at a Christian school, and she now lives in Orange Country. She has almost 1,000 followers on Twitter, and her 800 posts indicate that she is active on her account.
@AtHomeInAlaska: If there is such a thing as a “regular” mom, this woman is it. Living in Alaska, this mom Tweets to over 900 followers about just being an average woman. She likes to cook, hike, garden, and or course, spend time with her children.
@Mom_to3boys: This Ohio based mom obviously has three boys. She is a proud advocate of adoption, and she enjoys baking cookies. In her 1,600 posts, she talks about all this and more. Close to 900 followers tune in to see what she has to say.
@wifemomme: This woman has got quite a lot of spunk. She is a feisty Cuban with children, and she has close to 2,000 Tweets on her profile page. More than 750 people follower her on a daily basis, and those people all love to hear her soup off about fashion, zoology, wine, children, and anything else that may pop into her mind.
@motherthinker: This mother has three children and a law degree to back up her name. She likes to Tweet, as indicated by her 3,200+ posts, and closer to 800 people follow her just to see what’s going on. She is an activist for local education, and she has her own website, which is linked to her profile page.