For its second-annual Best Blogs contest, Parents magazine turned to moms to share their favorite bloggers. After more than 1,000 nominations came in, editors whittled the choices down to 30 semifinalists, and left the rest to a Facebook vote.  From creative, simple DIY tips to beautiful visuals to hilarious and touching true-life stories, meet the 6 winners who keep readers and editors alike clicking for more. The Best Blogs of 2013 piece appears in the June issue of Parents magazine.

Best Blogs Of 2013According to Parents readers and editors, the 6 Best Blogs of 2013 are: 

Most Likely To Wow You With Photos or Videos:

·         Under the Sycamore, by Ashley Campbell 

Most Likely To Make Life as C.H.O. (Chief Household Officer) Easier:

·         One Good Thing by Jillee, by Jill Nystul 

Most Likely to Inspire You to Change the World (Even Just a Little):

·         RockStar Ronan, by Maya Thompson 

Most Likely To Make You Laugh:

·         Rants from Mommyland, by Julianna Miner 

Most Likely to Have You Reaching for the Tissues:

·         Single Dad Laughing, by Dan Pearce 

Most Likely to Help You Achieve a Personal Goal:

·         The Orange Rhino Challenge, by Anonymous 

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Best Blogs Of 2013