Cool Sites: Resources for Moms
Motherhood Out Loud shatters traditional notions about parenthood, unveils its inherent comedy and celebrates the deeply personal truths that span and unite generations. Read more about this worldwide touring theatrical production by some of America’s most celebrated writers at www.motherhoodoutloud.com.
SocialMoms.com is a network of moms active in social media. Visit www.socialmoms.com.
NYMetroParents is a comprehensive resource for local family activities, services, etc.. Visit http://www.nymetroparents.com.
Work It, Mom! is a community where working moms share experiences, advice, and support to help make the juggle of work and home life more manageable. Visit www.workitmom.com.
The Museum Of Motherhood is devoted to educating the world about the contributions of mothers both historically and in contemporary culture. Visit www.mommuseum.org.
An award-winning online magazine, community and resource, Babble’s mission is to help parents navigate and keep pace with the modern, ever-changing world of parenting. Visit www.babble.com.
Cool gifts and gear doesn't make the mom, but it certainly helps make life a little better. Visit www.coolmompicks.com to stay in the know, and sign up for giveaways.
Mom Generations features daily fashion news for mothers and kids, giveaways, blogs, family advice and celebrity news. Visit www.momgenerations.com.
TestingMom.com gives parents the tools, content and support needed to help ensure that their child is prepared for all of life’s tests. Visit www.testingmom.com.
Robin Gorman Newman, author, How to Meet a Mensch in New York and How to Marry a Mensch, has coached hundreds of singles. She offers in-person, phone and online consultations, and will create a Personalized Socializing Plan of Action for you. Visit www.lovecoach.com.
5 Minutes for Mom.com aims to inspire, encourage and empower you to read, relax and connect with other moms. Visit www.5minutesformom.org.
Want to raise safe, self-reliant children without going nuts? Lenore Skenazy, author, Free Range Kids, shares all. Visit www.freerangekids.com.
Allison Gilbert, author of Parentless Parents: How the Loss of Our Mothers and Fathers Impacts the Way We Raise Our Children, has created a supportive, heartfelt site that informs and connects other parents, like her, who lost their parents. Visit www.allisongilbert.com.
Macaroni Kid, and its family of Publisher Moms, deliver the scoop on all the family-friendly events and activities happening in their communities each week. Visit www.macaronikid.com.
Moms everywhere will hear themselves in the voices of founder Erin and Kristin, creators/hosts of Manic Mommies, a podcast for moms trying to do it all! Visit www.manicmommies.com.
Parent Hacks collects and shares parents' tips, recommendations, wisdom, and more. Visit www.parenthacks.com.
Their motto is simply Fun Projects, Cool Perks, Nice People. Visit www.one2onenetwork.com to see how it works!
THE MOMS are a multi-platform lifestyle brand and event company with exposure on the web, television and in print. For the past year, the moms co-hosted a half-hour TV show, Moms & the City and A Dad Named David (WNBC’s David Ushery). Visit www.themoms.com.
A blog network featuring moms from around the world. Visit www.mommybloggersclub.com.
Rene Syler, author, speaker and television personality, decided she wanted to pull back the curtain and expose the myths about modern motherhood; it’s both terribly rewarding and ridiculously stressful, exhilarating and exhausting, fun and frustrating. She heads Good Enough Mother, a parenting community for moms who understand the challenges of kids who think they know everything but won’t eat anything, neighbors for whom failure is not an option and mothers-in-law who just KNOW you’re doing it wrong. Visit www.goodenoughmother.com.
MetroImma addresses the specific needs and desires of Jewish mothers. Their vision is to be the destination site for Jewish moms to socialize, connect and network. Visit www.metroimma.com.
Learn, share and discuss at TODAY Moms: parenting news and views from the TODAY Show. Visit www.moms.today.msnbc.com.
Princess Katie and Racer Steve are one of the hippest kids rock groups around. Check them out www.princessracer.com.
Trends and Tips for living a fashionable and fabulous life even after kids. Visit www.momtrends.com.
Always fresh, funny, informative and entertaining, but never judgmental, Mommy Tracked stives to provide time-crunched, over-extended and multitasked-out moms a much needed and well deserved escape from the chaos of modern motherhood. Visit www.mommytrackd.com.
My Work Butterfly provides advice, support and solutions for mothers who are contemplating a comeback career, while guiding those working moms who are trying to juggle it all. Visit www.myworkbutterfly.com.
The Well Mom is devoted to helping moms gain encouragement and advice on nurturing themselves as they care for everyone else in their lives. Visit www.thewellmom.com.
Stroller Strides is a stroller based workout that offers moms a great way to get in shape, meet other new moms and have fun with their baby. Visit www.strollerstrides.com.
In 2003, from a corner in her New Jersey basement, author/speaker Jen Singer launched MommaSaid.net, a place for moms on the brink of desperation to laugh and linger. Visit www.mommasaid.net.
Skimbaco blog network is owned by lifestyle expert, social media strategist, and influential mom Katja Presnal. Skimbaco means living life to the fullest; enjoy the moment, live well and spread sunshine to people around you. Visit www.skimbacolifestyle.com.
A comprehensive Long Island family resource guide where you can register for a free e-newsletter and find the best family friendly local products and services, happenings, news and enter to win giveaways and contests. Visit www.liparentsource.com.
Go City Kids is part of ParentsConnect Local, Nickelodeon's nationwide guide to parenting resources and family-friendly places to go. Visit www.gocitykids.com.
Executive Moms aims to provide fabulous women who are both mothers and professionals with the peer support, networking opportunities, and unique resources to thrive in both roles. Visit www.executivemoms.com.
The motto of Role Mommy is simple: Helping your children realize their hopes and dreams doesn't mean you have to give up on your own. Check out their slick free online magazine Project You. Visit www.rolemommy.com.
Mommy Poppins is a popular free resource for parents and kids where you'll discover the inside skinny on where and what to do, see, learn, play, make, read, splash, eat, run amok, party and envy in the New York area with kids. Visit www.mommypoppins.com.