60 blog post ideas for parenting and lifestyle bloggers

Writers block – It’s almost like a swear word for a blogger or writer. When you have a complete mind blank, have no idea what to write about or just simply can’t write. I get it all the time and it’s a complete nightmare. I will quite regularly have posts lined up in my drafts, sit down to write them and nothing comes out. Sometimes I will write a blog post and just never publish it simply because it’s too boring, too gibberish and just does not make sense. I know a blog is meant to be personal and something you do for yourself, but I also (try) to take pride in creating and writing quality content that I feel other people might enjoy reading.

I’ve had a few (60 odd) posts stored in my draft folder for a while now and thought I’d share with you some of my ideas. I find it’s great to have a go-to source or file of some sort where you have ideas ready and waiting. When I have writers block, I usually find my way out of it by looking at older posts that I never got round to writing – I find that at least one of those posts will be easy enough to write without rambling your own ear off. I mostly blog about parenting and lifestyle – as you may or may not already know – and so I’ve split it into two lists. Why not bookmark this page and head on over when you can’t think of a post?!

Parenting

  1. A day in the life of your child
  2. A day in the life of mum & dad
  3.  The hardest things about parenting
  4. The funnest things about parenting
  5. What you would do differently next time
  6. How you cope with the stressful days
  7. Unusual ways to keep your child amused
  8. Local fun days out
  9. A tour of your child’s nursery/bedroom
  10. The best parenting hacks you’ve learnt or been told
  11. What’s in your changing bag?
  12. Bedtime routine
  13. The meaning behind your child’s name & previous potential names
  14. What must have parenting items can  you not live without?
  15. Why you started a blog – was it inspired by your child?
  16. How to get ready in the morning with a demanding toddler
  17. The hardest day you had together
  18. Your favourite things to do together
  19. A letter to your daughter/son
  20. A letter to yourself before you became pregnant
  21. A letter to yourself whist you were pregnant
  22. An introduction to your family and any pets
  23. How you feel about your child starting school/preschool/nursery
  24. Your favourite parenting blogs
  25. Your favourite Instagram accounts to follow
  26. How/if blogging helped you with being a parent
  27. Monthly updates of your child and their development
  28. Kid friendly crafts you enjoy doing together
  29. Your favourite family friendly places to eat
  30. How do you discipline your children? What works for you?

Lifestyle

  1. What’s in your handbag?
  2. Favourite go-to makeup and face products
  3. A tour of your home
  4. Shopping hauls
  5. Recipe ideas
  6. Places you’ve visited
  7. Places you would like to visit
  8. 5 things to be happy about
  9. Your morning routine/how you start your day
  10. A letter to yourself in the past
  11. How do you keep creative?
  12. What made you start a blog?
  13. A bucket list
  14. Write about your dream job and any plans to get there
  15. Your favourite items in your wardrobe
  16. How do you take and edit your photos?
  17. Write a seasonal post – your favourite wardrobe essentials for the time of year
  18. Talk about something you overcame
  19. How do you stay motivated
  20. How do you tackle your to-do list?
  21. Your favourite quotes
  22. Your hardest day
  23. The best day of your life
  24. A product you swear by
  25. What are your blogging essentials?
  26. A get ready with me post – how do you get ready in the morning?
  27. Your favoriet place in the world and why?
  28. Your travel bucket list
  29. Do you have any regrets in life?
  30. How do you save money/manage your money? Any tips or tricks?

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8 Comments

  • www.friscodesimom.com says:

    Love your list !

  • http://mattkillylifestyle.com says:

    I love it! I’m not a parent, but I have a lifestyle blog so I’m taking 50% of your list 🙂

    Well, let’s go! Now I have 30 blog posts to write haha 🙂

    Thanks for this great list!

    Cheers,
    Matt | http://mattkillylifestyle.com

  • Angela Watling (http://www.lifemotherhoodandeverything.com) says:

    A great list! I’m suffering from a bit of writers block at the moment so I’ll be keeping this to hand. Thank-you for sharing xx #fortheloveofBLOG

  • www.claraontheroad.com says:

    This is very helpful and inspiring, thanks! 🙂

  • Emma devere says:

    This is just what I needed. I really struggle some days x

  • http://amumtrackmind.com/ says:

    I think writers block happens to the best of us! This is a great post – lots of lovely ideas! Thanks for sharing on #fortheloveofBLOG

  • http://www.candyflossdreams.net says:

    Oh I absolutely love this! I really need to write up some more personal posts on my blog, I feel all we ever do is review at the moment! Which is fine but I want to make it more personal and there are some great ideas here. #fortheloveofblog

  • Catherine says:

    This is fab!! So many great ideas on here! #fortheloveofBLOG

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