5. Emma Waverman
Lives in: Toronto
Mom to: Three kids, ages 12, nine and six
Topics: Politics, currents affairs, celebrity news.
Wants government to take a more explicit antispanking stance. “I still don’t understand how it is illegal to hit a stranger but okay to hit someone who is vulnerable.”
Blogger most likely to: make you see the world through a kid’s eyes.
6. Brandee Brown Barker
Lives in: Vancouver
Mom to: One child, age two
Topics: Cooking, fashion, child-rearing neuroticism.
Believes couple trying to reignite their sex life should move out of the bedroom. “You have an entire house, a yard, a car, a dark parking spot, a rarely used stairwell…you get the picture.”
Blogger most likely to: inspire you to swear like a truck driver whenever sharing a profound insight.
7. Laura O’Rourke
Lives in: Halifax
Mom to: Two kids, ages two, and three months
Topics: Mommy trends, child development, family values.
Candid about her memories of life without kids. “It meant full nights of sleep. It meant being social. It meant having a moment to myself. It meant showers and hair straighteners and makeup. It meant freedom and quiet and dates with my husband.”
Blogger most likely to: teach you how to take a proper maternity photo.