How to help people impacted by the weather crisis in Texas. Mom speed dating events are popping up all over the country—from the busy streets of New York City to the small towns of Texas. Robin Hieatt, a mom-of-two from Manor, Texas, says she started Moms Matched a few months ago after growing tired of awkward attempts at connecting with other moms at play dates and parks. After mulling over how to make real connections with like-minded moms, the idea struck her to begin holding mommy speed dating events. At her first event a few months ago, Hieatt met another local mom, Brandy Griffin.
Mom group holds speed dating event for moms to find their 'soul mom'
A Life Worth Living MOPS ~ IceBreaker Ideas
Cath, this was so helpful! I'm taking over our Moms2Moms group starting the 14th and needed some ideas! Thanks for posting this! Thank You. I have been looking for good questions for our MOPS this next week and have come up pretty empty until I saw your blog.
This Viral Video About Speed-Dating For Mom Friends Will Seriously Make You ROLF
On a blustery, rainy Wednesday night this week, 59 new mothers gathered together in a Brooklyn bar. Not to toss back drinks, or even to celebrate simply being out of the house after 8pm, but rather, to do some speed dating. With each other. The women were clearly happy to be there.
I don't think there are enough words in the English language to fully express how important mom friends have been in my life. Clearly I'm not alone, as this viral video about speed-dating for mom friends can attest. Finding a good mom friend made the difference between surviving parenthood and enjoying parenthood. Maybe especially because I was a single mom and all of my children were of the male variety.