New Mom Secret: I Blog My Baby's Whole Life

It's hard being a new mom (or even an experienced mom to a new baby) and sometimes we do things we know we shouldn't, despite what all the experts say. But this is a safe place to share your secrets (PM me)—we'll never tell.

This Week's Secret:


I started blogging while I was still pregnant with my son. Now he is 3 months old and I'm blogging more than two or three times a day. It's my lifeline and I've connected with tons of other moms, but my husband wants me to stop posting his photos and talking about him in general. I'm not really sure how to keep "mommy blogging" if I'm not talking about my son. I think my husband is being paranoid and I'm considering just doing what I want and making it more private. — Anonymous

I don't think this is about being a bad parent. I think this is about learning to parent WITH your spouse. As I see it, you have two distinct ways of thinking about this and only one baby. To me, that says compromise is needed.

He needs to understand what blogging means to you and you need to respect his desire to not have his child's photos up in a public space. I wonder if a more anonymous blog might be the answer or if he could see all of the photos before you post them. Maybe he just wants to be more involved in the decisions.

Do you have any advice for this mom?

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