In case you missed it, here is the excellent segment from this week’s Today Show highlighting Alpha Mom’s Isabel Kalman, Blog with Integrity founder Susan Getgood and Momma Said’s Jen Singer on the topic of momblogging, controversy and trolls.
Mom Bloggers have been in the media a lot lately, with articles in mainstream media publications from the New York Times to the Detroit Free press stirring controversy and bloggers signing deals with major motion picture companies. It’s not surprising given the jaw dropping statistic that over 23 million women check in regularly on mom blogs.
Bottom line: mom blogs are not just a passing phase, they are a mainstream media movement, with all the problems controversies and issues typical. Isabel and Susan do a good job highlighting that the support and empathy that exists within this very same community is far more remarkable and noteworthy. Perhaps that is what distinguishes the “Mom Bloggers” more than anything else.
What do you think? Is the world of Mom Bloggers meaner than other communities? Nicer? Tell us what you think!