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Meet the KidsInTheHouse
17 Most Influential
Parenting Bloggers!

When it comes to parenting advice, there is no one-size-fits all. In our journey to bring a variety of parenting solutions to aspiring, expecting, new and devoted parents everywhere, we recognize the commitment others have made to creating community and making connections with one another.

kidsinthehouse celebrates the countless cyber-superheroes who dedicate their time, voices and thoughts, helping others navigate the beautiful and complicated journey of parenting.

This month, we are thrilled to honor 17 of these beloved individuals with The Parent Blogger Influencer Award.


Adrian Kulp
Author & Blogger of Dad or Alive
Adrian brings out the joy and humor of being a stay-at-home Dad to his two toddlers. He is honest in his writing, and isn't afraid to tell his unexpected confessions.
Asha Dornfest Asha Dornfest
Author of Minimalist Parenting
Asha is the mother of a daughter, a son, and a parenting style called “Minimalist Parenting” (which is also the name of Asha’ first book, co-authored with Christine Koh).
Bea Johnson Bea Johnson
Blogger & Author of Zero Waste Home
Bea makes downsizing look glamorous. Back in 2006, Bea, her husband, and their two sons decided to move to a smaller house and eliminate all excess from their lives.
Crystal Paine Crystal Paine
Mom, Blogger & Author
Our generation of parents faces a troublesome economy, but with Crystal’s help our personal finances seem far less overwhelming. We love her simple, down-home money-saving tips.
Dan Pearce
Blogger & Single Dad
A divorced, Mormon father of an adopted son starts a blog. It sounds like a pitch for a new sitcom, but it’s Dan Pearce’s life. Readers love Dan for his “everyman” persona.
Denene Millner Denene Millner
Author & Founder of MyBrownBaby.com
What’s not to love about Denene Millner? She’s beautiful, successful, warm and brave – all traits that come through in her writing. She's a bestselling author, and journalist.
Dresden Shumaker Dresden Shumaker
Single Mom & Blogger
Dresden credits the Internet with getting her pregnant – so maybe that’s why so many of us feel like part of her family? Or, it could just be her intimate, open writing style.
Frederick J. Goodall
Blogger, "Mocha Dad"
There doesn’t seem to be much this dad of three can’t do. Frederick is the type of father every child deserves. His blog encourages men to get involved with their kids in realistic ways.
Heather Gibbs Flett Heather Gibbs Flett
Blogger & Author
As half of the duo known as the Rookie Moms, Heather provides tips, product reviews, and musings on motherhood via the Rookie Mom website. She’s the co-author of "The Rookie Mom’s...
Heather Spohr
Blogger & Mom
Despite having faced unimaginable tragedy, Heather manages to approach life and parenting with tremendous spirit, resilience, honesty and humor- all reflected in her blog.
Jill Smokler
Author & Owner, Scary Mommy
Jill Smokler, aka, Scary Mommy brings out the humor, sarcasm, and confessions of motherhood. She is the author of two books and blog.
Katherine Stone
Parenting Columnist & Advocate
After experiencing a severe postpartum depression after the birth of her first child, Katherine Stone started a website called Postpartum Progress, as a way for her to reach out to others.
Leah Segedie Leah Segedie
Mamavation Creator
At a time when the fight against obesity has reached a fever pitch, Leah Segedie presents a calm, encouraging voice of reason. Leah runs both the Mamavation and Bookieboo online communities.
Matthew Logelin Matthew Logelin
Bestselling Author & Blogger
When Matt's wife died from a postpartum pulmonary embolism, he was left to raise their newborn daughter on his own. He chronicles the challenges and triumphs of being a single dad.
Suchada Eickemeyer Suchada Eickemeyer
Mom & Blogger
Suchada blogs about exploring the full spectrum of natural parenting. She describes herself as a "home-birthing, breastfeeding, babywearing, free-ranging type of mom."
Tsh Oxenreider
Author & Blogger, SimpleMom.net
Tsh is the founder and creative director of Simple Living Media a blog network dedicated to helping people live while throwing the word, "perfection" out the window.
Whitney Moss Whitney Moss
Author & Blogger
Whitney began Rookie Moms.com with her friend Heather after they’d both had babies and realized they had no idea what to do with their days. Now, they guide moms through motherhood.