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Are you struggling to come up with mom blog name ideas?
You know you want to start a mom blog, but your mind goes blank every. single. time you sit down to brainstorm the name of your future mom blog.
It’s easy to get stuck naming your mom blog.
So easy that I decided to create a post to help spark your creative juices so you can figure out a mom blog name that will work for you.
The last thing I want is for you to stop creating your mom blog because you feel you can’t find a good name!
Being frustrated over choosing a name is defeating.
We can’t have that!
Mom blog name ideas are easier to come up with than you think.
Here are a couple questions to ponder:
Are you striving to get an absolutely PERFECT name?
Are you setting the standard too high?
Let me level with you – there is no such thing as a perfect mom blog name.
Not one mom blogger has a PERFECT name.
They chose one that makes sense to them and then moved on.
Don’t fall into the trap of picking a perfect name, it really doesn’t exist!
Here are the important things to keep in mind when you’re brainstorming mom blog name ideas:
✔Could your name be brand-able? (In other words, recognizable to people in your niche?)
✔Does it describe what your blog is about?
✔Is the .com available?
(And, truthfully, out of those three things getting the .com is the most important).
If the mom blog name you come up with checks the above boxes, buy the domain and get your mom blog up and running!
Okay, so now that we know what a mom blog name needs, let’s dig in and get those creative juices flowing!
1. Use A Blog Name Generator
Check out Cool Name Ideas – it’s probably one of my favorite blog name generators!
You enter keywords that describe what your mom blog is about, the niche it falls under, and let the generator work it’s magic!
You know what’s REALLY cool?
You can set the generator to only return choices where the .com is available.
Remember: this tool is FREE so it’s not always accurate with domain availability.
For example, if you’re a mom blogger who is in the food niche (ie. wants to blog about family recipes, etc.) this is what I entered to see what would return:
See how easy peasy that was?
The generator returned so many good results, I couldn’t possibly list them all!
Here are a few of my favorites (all are .com):
✔momgrub (**domain has been purchased since writing this post, but grubmom is available, just sayin’ 🙂 )
Here’s another example – I searched for a name if I was in the organization niche – keeping the house clean when kids live there (ha!)
With these results, I found the generator did return some ideas that are already registered (for instance, Bossmom.com seemed too good to be true and, yep, it was registered when I checked) but, hey, remember this is a FREE tool you can use to spark your own creativity.
Here are some of the results I thought were neat:
What you’ll notice is that the generator uses the words you input as your ‘keywords’, so be choosy with the words.
Play around – you can come up with some pretty cool mom blog name ideas!
Shopify has a business name generator that also works well to create blog names. Check it out here.
Check domain availability below, to confirm the .com is available.
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2. The Thesaurus Is Your Best Friend
I can’t think of a better tool for creating good mom blog names (Okay, the automatic blog name generators are pretty cool, LOL).
If you have a buzzword that you like, but you feel it might be overused – take it over to thesaurus.com and see what other words you can come up with.
For example, I have a crush on the word thrive (yes, you can fall in love with words!).
But, in recent years, it feels like everyone jumped up on ‘thrive’ and before I knew it, I saw it used EVERYWHERE.
So, over to the thesaurus we go to figure out what other words are just as cool as thrive 🙂
Right away, ‘flourish’ jumps out at me. I like it. From there, I’ll keep brainstorming until I get a word combination I like for a blog name.
Sometimes, I take the words the thesaurus returns and SEARCH THEM to dig down even further.
I’m telling you, the thesaurus is your best friend 🙂
3. Create Different Word Combinations
My blog name, Mom Blog Life, is a good example of taking almost random words that describe what your blog is about and marrying them together.
Sometimes, what will work for you is a word combination that isn’t expected.
If you’re looking to be really unique and different, give this technique a try.
Ever heard of Mind Body Green? What started as a small website has now morphed into one of the largest health and well-being websites there is.
Their name uses words that simply describe what the blog is about.
Don’t be shy at being different.
The world needs more of it!
4. Add A Word To Your Name Idea
Adding an extra word to your domain idea is good if the .com is taken.
For example, I love the name Mom Grub for a blog in the food niche – but, it’s taken.
So, why not try The Mom Grub?
Or, Mom Grub Recipes?
Or Mom Grub Central?
Play around and see what inspires you.
5. Seriously, Don’t Overthink Your Mom Blog Name
Overthinking keeps you stuck.
Yes, naming your mom blog is an important step, but not so critical that you remain stuck for a significant amount of time.
Your readers will remember your name, but be WAY more interested in what you blog about.
So move on!
I’ve named some blogs with terribly LONG names (something I always see is NOT recommended) and they do well, regardless.
The point is – do maybe three brainstorming sessions MAX and move on.
Check out the free blog name generators, play around with the thesaurus, don’t be scared to be unique with your word combos and MOVE ON.
If one strikes a chord, gives you excited butterflies and the .com is available, buy it and start creating your mom blog!