The top mom bloggers — they make us laugh, they make us cry, and most importantly, they make us feel like we've got allies in this wonderfully weird world of parenting. Our Top 100 list is an annual salute to those who are brave enough to air their best and worst parenting moments, and includes blogosphere staples as well as newcomers. At Babble, we believe that all parents are in the business of raising the next generation together. We've brought people into the world who need us very deeply. And despite the "mommy wars" that hogged headlines this year, we need each other; we need to feel connected to those who are in the trenches with us. Here are the top 100 moms — narrowed down with the help of our esteemed panelists — who remind us that we're not alone. We realize this is just the tip of the iceberg when it comes to the talent, humor, and kindness displayed daily in the blogosphere, and the way things are going, the talent pool of moms is only going to get bigger from here. So if you feel we missed a mom blog you love, please nominate it for consideration on next year’s list. We want this list to reflect your opinions just as much as ours — Christina Couch
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Kristen Howerton of Rage Against the Minivan
As a Christian, marriage and family therapist and mom of four kids via birth and adoption, Howerton has one of the most unique perspectives in the mommy blogosphere — and one of the most refreshing voices to go with it. This blog is equal parts tales from the motherhood trenches, insider’s perspective on the reality of international adoption, philosophical thoughts and general hilarity. Howerton is just as upfront about her parenting successes as she is about the failures. Readers can also check out her work here on Babble Voices and on the Huffington Post.
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