Tulsa Area Moms Getting Help From Other Local Moms

Thursday, September 10th 2009, 7:41 am
By: News On 6

By LeAnne Taylor, The News On 6

TULSA, OK -- Being a mom is a challenge and when need help or advice, who do you turn to?  For most, it's family and friends.  

Now there's another resource that can help, it's called 918Moms.com

The News On 6 has partnered with 918Moms.com, a free social networking site for moms and about moms, created by two local moms.   

Connecting with moms across the 918 area code is now just a keystroke away.

Each day, thousands of moms across the 918 area code log on to 918moms.com to connect with other moms, share stories, swap advice and save money.

918moms.com co-founder, Melanie Henry, says demanding schedules have changed how moms communicate.

"Moms used to lean over the back fence to share stories and swap advice. Today, they turn to the Internet and 918moms.com," said Melanie Henry. 

918moms.com is easy to navigate and rich with content that moms care about.  

Daily Hot Topics feature just some of what moms across the 918 are talking about as they journey through life being a mother.  The 23 mom to mom forums offer a wide variety of options for moms who want to dish about their lives, learn from others and sound off on what's going on in their world.   

The 918moms.com Mom Bloggers were recently voted Absolute Best in Tulsa by Urban Tulsa Weekly. The 16 mom bloggers share stories from their lives, each with a unique perspective.

The very popular 918 Coupon Queen is a featured Mom Blogger.  The Queen, Sarah Roe, is a money-saving mom of two who shares her smart shopping strategies each day. She teaches moms how to slash their grocery bills in half!  

Each week she will be featured on Six in the Morning to teach you exactly how you can save hundreds of dollars each month.

The calendar of events and weather forecast makes it easy for moms to plan their day. A quick glance gives current weather conditions, plus the 7 day forecast from The News On 6.

The calendar of events is packed with family-friendly events from all over our area.  When moms want to know about a local merchant, park or school, they turn to the 918moms.com directory with a 5 star ratings system.

In addition to mom advice, users also turn to the Ask the Expert category.  

"We created 918moms.com to help moms manage their lives, connect with other moms and support each other," said Melanie Henry.

Check out the website, signing up is free and easy.  You can sign up on the top right of your screen and that is where you click to sign up.