Blogging Topics for Mom Bloggers - dummies

Blogging Topics for Mom Bloggers

By Wendy Piersall, Heather B. Armstrong

Part of Mom Blogging For Dummies Cheat Sheet

When you’re first thinking about starting a blog, it can be hard to think of all the possible directions you can go and to choose a strong niche for your blog topic. This list of over 300 blog topic ideas can help you brainstorm ideas on a niche that’s right for you.

You don’t have to choose just one of these topics for your blog. Most bloggers write about a few related topics to give their readers (and themselves!) a little variety.

  • Academics and education: Adult education, campus life, classroom resources, colleges and universities, curriculum, education reform and political action, elementary education, history, home schooling, homework help, librarians, literature, mathematics, multicultural, reference, research, special education, vocational

  • Animals: Animal rights, breeding, animal videos and photos, pets, species, research

  • Arts and entertainment: Acting, anime and comics, architecture, artists, art culture, books, creative writing, dance, gaming, kids’ entertainment, movies, photography, poetry, reviews, television, trends, visual arts

  • Business: Advertising industry, careers and jobs, CEOs, coaching, copywriting, design, entrepreneurship, home business, human resources, marketing, outsourcing, business product reviews, project management, public relations, reference, research, sales, small business, training, unemployment

  • Communications/personality: Advice, debate, humor, multimedia, photo blog, podcasting, video blogging

  • Computers: Online child safety, hardware and software, privacy, security, tutorials

  • Crafts: Crochet, beading, ethnic crafts, fabric arts, glass arts, home decorating, jewelry making, kids’ crafts, knitting, leather work, mosaic, needlework, craft patterns and downloads, paper crafts, pottery, quilting, scrapbooking, sewing, soap making, spinning, stamping, weaving, woodworking

  • Environment: Activism, eco products, environmental education, global warming, green living, industry, nature, natural baby resources

  • Events: Conferences, event planning, local, party planning, recreational events, seminars, web events, weddings

  • Food and drink: Alcoholic beverages, baking, cake decorating, cookbook reviews, dining, entertaining, food critic, healthy eating, international food, organic cooking, recipes

  • Health/well being: Addictions and recovery, allergies, alternative health, breastfeeding, dieting, disabilities, diseases, fitness, gluten-free living, healing, infertility, life coaching, medicine, meditation, men’s health, mental health, personal care, pregnancy, psychiatry, psychology, public health, stress, suicide prevention, women’s health

  • Home and garden: Antiques, construction, entertaining, gardening, holidays, home decor, home repair, homemaking, landscaping, kitchen and bath, organizing

  • Industries: Advertising, agricultural, architecture, automotive, broadcasting/media, finance, government, health care, industrial, investing, law and legal, packaging/paper, property management, publishing, real estate, textiles

  • Internet: Blogging, Internet marketing, programming, social networking and social media, search engine optimization, web design, web development

  • Music: Artists/bands, awards, composition, genres, history, instruments, lessons, lyrics, notation/chords/tabs, regional, reviews, news/gossip

  • Personal: Advice column, children/teens, family, journal, life transitions, parenting, personal development, relationships

  • Politics/government: Civil rights, commentary, international, legislation, lobbying, local politics, military, peace, presidential studies, terrorism, war

  • Pop culture: Beauty, celebrity, entertainment, fashion, gossip, popular brands and products, television shows, trends

  • Religion/philosophy: Denominations, ethics, history, metaphysics, schools of thought, spirituality

  • Science: Anatomy, anthropology, archaeology, astronomy, biology, geology, oceanography, physics, research, zoology

  • Shopping: Books, cameras, clothing, coupons and discounts, children’s products, fashion, fine living, gadgets/tech, gifts, home decor, office, reviews

  • Society/culture: Adoption, charity, civilization, community development, controversy, criminal justice, death, ethnic issues, family issues, feminism, genealogy, LGBT, men, mythology, rural living, seniors, social security, suburban living, violence, volunteering, urban living

  • Sports/recreation: Competitions, gaming, hobbies, individual sports, leisure, martial arts, memorabilia, motorcycles, Olympics, outdoor recreation, physical education, pro sports, racing, sporting activities, sporting events, sporting goods, sports role models, team sports

  • Technology: Cameras, companies, computers and tablets, electronics/gadgets, engineering, innovations, mobile, networking, news, tech companies, technology entrepreneurs and thought leaders, tools

  • Travel/places/local: Budget travel, camping/RV living, destinations, family travel, international, local guides, travel photography, vacation planning