Plentiful sunshine, chill vibes and surfer fashion make raising kids in San Diego a blast. So, it’s no wonder our city has some of the coolest moms around. We’ve rounded up a list of the best San Diego moms blogs you should be following to get some different spins on local life with littles in tow. From parenting advice and San Diego-specific activities to stylish home decor, fashion and healthy recipes, read on for 13 mom blogs we love to scroll.
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Someday I’ll Learn
From family and adventure to the homestead and easy recipes, you can learn a lot about San Diego (and beyond!) from this mommy blogger with a crew of four half-pints. Whether it’s the scoop on the San Diego Zoo Safari Park’s Butterfly Jungle or exploring Ocean Beach, you’re sure to find tips and helpful hints of what to do with your family around the city.
Hewes Family Fun
As parents, we always have our mind on the bottom line. For fun on a budget in San Diego, this blog is our favorite place to learn how to save some cash with kids in tow. Whether it’s spring break activities or Earth Day fun, you’ll be glad you listened to this mama blogger.
Highlights Along the Way
Whether it’s your young foodie’s healthy eating or the secrets of Disneyland you’re interested in, this mom loves to explore SoCal with her brood. Find out what to cook and where to eat and go with plenty of savings tips too. Click through and explore this San Diego mom blogger now.
photo: Chrissy Powers
Wife, mama, marriage and family therapist and photographer Chrissy Powers is one busy lady! Her love of photography and fashion shines through on her blog. She shares amazing imagery and stories from her family’s adventures in San Diego, plus she includes shots of the city’s finest moms and their kids. We especially love her style and clothing videos.
Insider’s Tip: Chrissy Powers also has a podcast called Sure, Babe that’s about relationships and living the life you are meant to live. Listen here.
Sunny Side Up
You’ll find that the welcoming posts on this mom blog, which originated as a family journal, hit close to home. It has evolved into a visually enticing home design, organization and fashion blog and touches on topics like how to look good (and stay comfy!) while living the mom life, how to create a relaxing bedroom for kids (and Moms!) and cute spring fashion. We love the photos that accompany her posts. Read this blog regularly and you’ll feel right at home too.
photo: San Diego Songbird
San Diego Songbird
Julia Wheeler’s photography and flair for home decor will leave you wanting more. You’ll love the whimsical pics from her daughter’s bohemian nursery and her inspired ideas from the mermaid birthday party she hosted. Click on her toddler room redo and you’ll be in awe of her style. We also love that San Diego Magazine featured her home. Plus, she does styling, social media and more for local brands.
Say hello to Elise, an artful mompreneur who has crafting in her blood. She sells her handmade wares, teaches courses and runs a podcast series on creative small business. Her blog covers all these pursuits plus motherhood, DIY projects, gardening, scrapbooking and photography just to name a few. We guarantee you will be inspired after visiting.
City Girl Gone Mom
A transplant from the East Coast, Danielle Schaffer blogs about her family life in style with creative pics. As she documents her journey with four kiddos, you’ll find topics ranging from family travel and kids fashion to maintaining a beautiful house. So, log on and view her modern pics and cool vibe. You’ll want to bookmark this mom blog.
Insider’s Tip: Tune in to Schaffer’s podcast called The Mom Confidential for insights on motherhood and relationships.
photo: San Diego Songbird
La Jolla Mom
La Jolla resident Katie started her love affair with luxury travel after a stint living at the Four Seasons Hotel in Hong Kong (lucky gal!). As an avid traveler herself, she shares her guide to top destinations, hotels and happy traveling as a family both throughout America and abroad. When Katie isn’t jet-setting, she shares plenty of ideas on things to do and places to visit in San Diego, plus other family and lifestyle topics.
Meet Natalie: mom, style maven and Glitter Guide contributing editor. Visiting her blog is like picking up an empowering parenting and fashion magazine in one. She loves to share honest stories plus clever tips on being a mom. Plus, she shares fresh beauty and wellness secrets and easy advice on what to wear. You’re guaranteed to feel inspired and good about yourself after spending time with Natalie.
Don’t Mess with Mama
Tracy’s tagline says it all: “natural living made simple.” This wholesome mama blogs gluten-free recipes, DIY tutorials, and natural home remedies. We made her healthy “Lysol” spray to clean our home and our half-pints chowed down her electrolyte ice pops.
Jessica Lynn Writes
Spice things up reading the Jessica Lynn Writes blog. This Air Force wife shares good recipes, mom tips and her thoughts on solo parenting. (When her husband’s away on duty). Read about the places her fam has lived from Croatia to California. Or cook up one of her favorite recipes from banana-blueberry bread to taco pie.
Follow the clever and informative mom behind FamDiego, Bonnie, on her blog and on Instagram for super knowledgeable tips on what’s currently happening in San Diego and for info on a ton of additional mom-related goings-on like the best ways to keep kiddos entertained. The former world backpacker turned stay at home mom is always on an adventure with her kids, and you’ll want to follow along as they explore San Diego uncovering gems we all want the scoop on!
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