Whether you’re a regular ‘grammer or just like to take a scroll every now and then, there’s no doubt that the Bay Area serves as the perfect backdrop for some seriously awesome snapshots. To help you get the best of the bay, we searched high and low for local moms with the coolest, most stylish, and fun Instagram feeds. Trust us, you’ll be totally obsessed. We know we are! Scroll down to discover (and follow) them all.
Malika Yasmin is the mama of two ridiculously adorable children and a mentor to special-needs parents. After her son was diagnosed with autism, her awareness for wellness—especially healthy eating—skyrocketed. Her feed is filled with photos and videos of her beautiful family and the insanely healthy meals she prepares for them (and that the kids actually eat). #AllYouGottaDoIs follow her on Instagram or check out her site here!
Priscilla Gragg is the mama of two adorable girls and a commercial kids fashion photographer who has worked with brands like Tea Collection, Parents Magazine, and Baby Disney. Born and raised in Brazil, she’s put down solid roots here in the Bay Area and her Instagram feed boasts her love for her family, her work, and travel! She also founded The Portrait Project, a once a year portrait session that gives back to kids. With every session that gets booked, five brand-new toys will be donated to local foster children. Last year she was able to donate to 150 children!
Sabrina Bot is the mama of a beautiful daughter and a lifestyle/editorial/kids fashion photographer based out of San Francisco. And, during the summer she also works in Paris, France. Need we say more? You already know these photos are going to be amazing. Her beautifully curated feed is used mostly as a portfolio for visual artists, and we can’t get enough!
Kate Skogen is a mother of two sweet boys and a professional photographer specializing in families and weddings. She also runs an incredibly valuable workshop that teaches parents how to take better photos of their children. Her feed showcases both her professional photography and her Bay Area mid-century modern home. It also unveils her hippie style and minimalist ways, her love for family, and even some of her passions like beekeeping and the outdoors.
Katherine Naugle is a mama of one sweet little boy and a Certified LagreeFitness Trainer. Her feed is a total inspiration for any parent, featuring Megaformer workouts (think: total core strength) and positive vibes to motivate you to live a healthier life. And, no fit-mom feed would be complete without sharing her love of wellness with the fam; be on the lookout for snapshots of her adorable little guy. Kat is also a founder of Boobs4Food, whose mission is to make feeding the hungry a low commitment, easy, and fun. The organization is actively planning child-friendly volunteers shifts; give them a follow to stay in the loop!
Jessica Doll, of Hej Doll, is a stylish Bay Area mama to two boys, a professional photographer, and a world traveler. Her Instagram feed is calm, cool, collected. It showcases her minimalist lifestyle, her travels, and her Bay Area Eichler home (swoon). She manages to make nature and luxury look effortless and always enjoyable.
Laura Olstad Blankstein is a Bay Area native, mother of two, and interior designer. Laura has one of those #AllTheFeels kinds of Instagram accounts. She shares the new (her baby and toddler) and the old (impressive 101-year-old birthday celebrations), and you can always count on her feed to be authentic and often hilarious. We especially love her Instagram stories, where she’ll show you that having a couple of kids doesn’t slow down her design groove.
Nicole Ho of Eat Sleep Play Blog is the mama of a strong-willed four-year-old boy and a newbie freelance photographer. Her blog and photography style focuses on musings and creative projects that revolve around motherhood, creativity, and lifestyle with a multicultural twist. She has a passion for fashion, and her photography style aims to be Kinfolk printable. We totally think she’s got what it takes!
Whitney Lundeen is the mama of two awesome little boys and the founder of Sonnet James. Sonnet James is best known for their machine-washable “playful dresses, for playful moms.” Yes, you read that right! Even cooler, the line is made here in San Francisco. Whitney’s Instagram feed is a hybrid of the brand and her life as a playful mother; her Instagram stories are filled with awesome dance moves. Be sure to check her out!
Shahida Zareef is the mama of three beautiful children and co-founder of BOSSMOM Nation. Shah is a Bay Area native and her Instagram feed perfectly captures the essence of her being—a dedicated mother and promoter of empowering motherhood in its true authentic form. Be sure to follow her on Instagram to see more of this stay at home/work from home, homeschooling, mompreneur! Yes, you read that right. All of that. #BOSSMOM
Delbarr Moradi is a mama to two darling little girls and a nationally recognized lifestyle photographer. Delbarr’s Instagram feed really embodies her creative eye for people, design (both interior and exterior), and family. She can also really bring to life a perfectly curated tablescape and the mouthwatering food on it!
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