Are you a new mom in Seattle? Are you searching for support with other moms in the Seattle area? Do you want to find friendship and support through the trials of motherhood? Are you a stay at home mom in Seattle and feeling lonely? Here are a few moms groups and resources for moms in the Seattle area.
One fantastic resource for moms in Seattle is MOPS. MOPS stands for “Mothers of Preschoolers” and strives to provide support for mothers. It mostly consists of stay-at-home moms, however student moms and moms who work part-time are definitely welcome to join. In many ways, it provides a mini-retreat just for moms. There are currently ten MOPS groups in the Seattle area. With that many to choose from, there’s bound to be one very close to you. Visit the MOPS website here to learn more about MOPS and find a group near you.
A second option for moms in the Seattle area is Moms Club. It provides friendship and support for moms. It’s focus is on stay-at-home moms, but all moms are welcome. Visit the website here to learn more a Moms Club of Seattle. They have book clubs, monthly meetings and much more. It is a fantastic program for anyone looking for a mom’s group.
Local Seattle Playgroups
A third idea is to join a local playgroup There are numerous choices to choose from. Most have Mom’s Night Out meetings in addition to playgroup meetings and field trips. Visit the meet-up website here for some options. You also might check out the “playgroup USA” website here for some other groups. If you do not find a group you like, feel free to start your own. Read “How to Start a Fun Playgroup” for suggestions. For playgroup ideas, check out “10 Fun Indoor Playgroup Ideas” and “Playgroup Ideas for Older Children.”
If you are nervous about joining a group, don’t be. Many moms have been in your shoes. If you aren’t sure what playgroups are all about read “What are Playgroups Like?”
La Leche League
If you’re a breastfeeding mom, or pregnant or plan to be soon, consider joining a local La Leche League group. La Leche League offers support and information regarding breastfeeding. However, many groups also have playgroups. It’s a great way to make friends with other moms. Click here for information on the Seattle La Leche League group.
Ladies Bible Studies
Another fantastic way to find support through motherhood is at local Bible studies. There are many wonderful churches in the Seattle area that provide Bible studies for women. One to consider is Bellevue Church of Christ, just a few miles outside of Seattle. They have Bible studies on Tuesday mornings. You can read more about it here. Call the church office to learn more.
Seattle Cafemom Groups
While real life groups are best, there are also some virtual mom’s group to consider. On the website cafemom.com, you’ll find the “Seattle Mama” group here. You might learn about real-life gatherings as well. It is definitely worth joining.
These are just a few mom’s groups in the Seattle area. For more advice on dealing with isolation as a stay-at-home mom, read “How to Cope With Loneliness As a Stay at Home Mom”. For more general motherhood advice, please read “Frugal Living Forums for Moms” and “Stress Relief Tips for Moms.” Happy Parenting!