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You’re raising a family. You’re working hard — on your projects, on your career. And you want to succeed at all of the above.

You like to surround yourself with a community of interesting, thoughtful, smart and compassionate women. You appreciate a daily reminder that you (and the people around you) are doing their best; that there are all sorts of ways to lead a happy life.

And that’s why you come to Design Mom.

Design Mom helps women across the globe stay well-informed about up-to-date topics, to manage their home life and their work life gracefully, to learn new things daily. It’s a place to read (or even participate in) captivating, eye-opening, mind-expanding discussions; a place that will give you hope and a gentle reminder that it’s all going to work out.

You’re doing better than you think you are. Really. Reading Design Mom will help you remember that.

If you love saving time, discovering fresh ideas,
and surrounding yourself with varied points of view,
then you’ll feel right at home here.

If you love staying up on current events,
getting a peek into how others live,
and learning smart ideas to improve your home,
then Design Mom is your new favorite site.

Don’t miss out. Subscribe to the weekly Design Mom newsletter. When you subscribe today, you’ll receive a FREE book: Design Mom’s Secrets to Living Well. It’s jam-packed with 10 of the most popular topics from the famed Secrets to Living Well series, plus an exclusive bonus 11th topic — not published anywhere else. Add your email to the box to the left and get your free digital copy today!

What will you find on
Design Mom?

• Smart round-ups packed with articles and ideas that save you time and keep you in-the-know and up-to-date.

• Discussion posts on parenting and family life and fashion and beauty and travel and everything under the sun. Like, What Do Your Kids Call Their Grandparents? and Taxidermy is Trending: Do You Love It? Or Find It Immoral? (Or Gross?) and Why We Don’t Stress Out About Choosing a School.

• Comment sections full of respectful responses representing many points of view.

• Design-oriented posts that introduce current and future trends, plus the movers and shakers you’ll want to know about.

• Interviews that explore the lives and homes of women all over the country — and the world. Women that represent different ways of working and different ways of raising kids, but who are all ultimately aiming for a satisfying, quality life.

• Sponsored content — called “the best sponsored content on the web” — that will introduce you to exciting new services, launch fun topics for discussion, or teach you a new technique or skill.

All of this and more delivered daily, and with a consistent, trusted voice, that’s never pretentious and never preaches.

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Since its launch in 2006,

Design Mom has consistently won awards and been recognized as a top influential parenting site by major media and social media peers, including The Wall Street JournalParents, Real Simple, Martha Stewart Living and Better Homes & Gardens.

• Time Magazine named Design Mom a Website of the Year in 2010.

• Design Mom was named Blog of the Year at the industry standard Iris Awards in 2015.

• The Design Mom Book, published in 2015, made the New York Times Bestseller List.

• Design Mom is credited for launching dozens of brands and services that you’ve come to know and love. (Watch Fixer Upper? Yes, Joanna Gaines was discovered on Design Mom!)

• Created by a Gabrielle Blair, a designer and mother of six, Design Mom is a trusted source. Readers know everything shared on Design Mom comes from a fellow mom, who is right there in the parenting trenches with them.

Gabrielle Blair

After working in New York City as an art director, Gabrielle Blair started Design Mom as a hobby. She had just had baby number 5, and blogging seemed like a good a way for her to connect with other women when she was up with middle of the night feedings. She started sharing daily tips and finds that she had picked up as a young mother and designer, and the blog took off.

Over 6000 blog posts later, and a best-selling book under her belt, Gabrielle is considered a top expert in creating a home where parents and kids can thrive. Endlessly curious, she shares projects she’s working on, starts discussions about newsworthy topics, introduces new ideas and cool discoveries, and lends her passion for engaged parenting to everyone who reads here.

Gabrielle is a mother of six with a BFA in graphic design. After 8 years in New York, they moved to Colorado for a year or so (loved it!), then France for a few years (now the kids are fluent!).

Currently, she and her husband, Ben Blair, live in Oakland, California with their kids — Ralph, Maude, Olive, Oscar, Betty and Flora June — in a home they call The Treehouse (you can follow along with the on-going renovations!).

Gabrielle is also a founder of Alt Summit — the premiere conference for creative entrepreneurs, bloggers, and social media content creators.

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Don’t miss out. Subscribe to the weekly Design Mom newsletter. When you subscribe today, you’ll receive a FREE book: Design Mom’s Secrets to Living Well. It’s jam-packed with 10 of the most popular topics from the famed Secrets to Living Well series, plus an exclusive bonus 11th topic — not published anywhere else. Add your email to the box to the right and get your free digital copy today!

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