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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SOUTHERN | Moms Miami
Moms Miami’s Ranking
Name of Founder/Moderator: Charlene Pacenti
Region: Miami, Florida
Members: over 12,000
Fees/Membership Requirements: None
About the network: MomsMiami.com launched in 2008 to help parents raising kids of all ages in South Florida find local resources and connect with each other. They attribute their success and sustainability to the fact that they provide constant quality content local moms can’t find anywhere else.
Why we love it: Their mission is clear: to provide local information and expert advice on a host of parenting topics. Moms Miami is a comprehensive website with articles, blogs, forums (including a full forum in Spanish), and a weekly email newsletter. Not only does it bring local moms together, it also provides them with a one-stop shop for local happenings.