Without kids, there is no such thing as a mom blog! Get to know the four kids behind Mama Smiles - Joyful Parenting. I started blogging when my oldest child was two years old. My second child was under one, and children three and four were born after I started blogging. So my four children really have no idea what life would be like if their mom didn't blog. … [Read more...] about Meet the Kids Behind the Blog
Learn about the best WordPress plugins for blogs that I have found, as well as ways to cut out unnecessary plugins that may slow down your site. The Best WordPress Plugins for Blogs WordPress is one of the most popular blog platforms available, in large part because of the many wonderful themes and plugins that make it easy for bloggers without programming experience … [Read more...] about The Best WordPress Plugins for Blogs
Need an easy way to tell brands who you are? Try this tutorial - including a free Canva template - for an easy DIY mini media kit for bloggers to give brands a snapshot of who they are and what they do. For years, I've been trying to find a way to quickly give brands a snapshot look at my blog. This year I found a blogger media kit solution with these simple 5x7 … [Read more...] about Bloggers Love This Easy Diy Mini Media Kit
How do you use Google Analytics to run an effective blog? Check out this resource! Most bloggers use a program called Google Analytics to track how many people visit their site and what they read. It's easy to read the information, but how do you use Google Analytics to improve your blog? How do you use Google Analytics to create a more rewarding experience for readers … [Read more...] about How to Use Google Analytics (Book Review)
Happy New Year! Today I thought it would be fun to feature the BEST parenting, education, and craft posts of 2015 – both from my own blog and many of my favorite bloggers. I'll share my list first, and then you can find those from my blog friends below. Click on the post titles to visit the featured articles. The Best Parenting, Education, and Craft Posts of 2015 These ten … [Read more...] about The Best Parenting, Education, and Craft Posts of 2015!