Top 30 Parenting Listservs
No matter how many books and tips expecting parents may read, nothing fully prepares a new mom or dad for the reality of parenthood. Parenthood is wonderful, but it is also tough - full of long nights, lonely days, and lots of questions. From figuring out which pediatrician to choose to how to find the best place to consign your kids' out-grown clothes, parents need a network. Parenting listservs not only offer help and advice, but they provide moms and dads with an instant community. Read More ↓
Here's a list of some of the most active and engaging parenting listservs and websites from around the country. They were chosen based either on recommendations by users of local listservs or because they were among the most active networks on the internet. If your favorite isn't listed, be sure to nominate it! - The 5 Minutes for Mom Team
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MIDWEST | Oklahoma City Moms
Oklahoma City Moms’ Ranking
Names of Founders/Moderators: Jessica Gough and Kristy Hunter
Region: Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
Members: over 8,800
Fees/Membership Requirements: None
About the network: Within the Oklahoma City Moms on Circle of Moms, users can find information on local activities, restaurants, playgrounds, and a plethora of other local resources.
Why we love it: Oklahoma City Moms was recommended by readers on last year’s call for favorite parent networks. Built on the support and knowledge of moms in the area, the listserv has become a great resource for local families. Members arrange playgroups, discuss the best local hospitals for giving birth, and help new families adjust to their area.