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24 Online Parenting Communities

From Footloose Father Blogs to Maternal Community Apps

— September 16, 2014 — Social Media
Online parenting communities are an excellent way for parents -- especially new, first-time and inexperienced moms and dads -- to leverage the knowledge of their peers to improve their parenting abilities. These communities include app-based systems, online forums, chat rooms and groups.

These ventures aren't merely about spreading knowledge however. Online parenting communities serve as support groups for parents, while also giving them a chance to bounce ideas off one another. In this age of social media and people's desire to broadcast every part of their life, online parenting communities also offer the opportunity for parents to talk about their experiences with their children.

For parents willing to see the lighter and irreverent side of parenting, there is a slew of funny blogs out there that enable parents to laugh at other parents as well as themselves.
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Maternal Web Communities
Maternal Web Communities
China's LMBang Social Network is an Online 'Hot Moms Group'
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Modern Dads Podcasts
Modern Dads Podcasts
City Dads Group Creates an Enlightening Space for Parental Discussions
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Professional Breastfeeding Apps
Professional Breastfeeding Apps
The Breast Start App Provides Insights from Health Experts
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Virally Crowdsourced Baby Naming
Virally Crowdsourced Baby Naming
Belly Ballot Created an Unusual Social Baby Naming Contest
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Autism Community Apps
Autism Community Apps
The Autism Village App Connects Families with ASD-Friendly Activities
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Parent-Informing Daycare Platforms
Parent-Informing Daycare Platforms
The HiMama App Offers a Daily, Real-Time Child Activity Report
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Real Food Blogs
Real Food Blogs
Mommy Blogger Lisa Leake Helps Other Families Cut Out Processed Food Products
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Comprehensive Baby Care Apps
Comprehensive Baby Care Apps
The Baby Bundle App Provides Everything First Time Parents Need
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Parent Social Community Infographics
Parent Social Community Infographics
Moms and Social Media are Often Not Lumped Together Until Now
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Problematic Parenting Photos
Problematic Parenting Photos
The 'Average Parent Problems' Instagram Celebrates Parenting Fails
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Mom Fitness Communities
Mom Fitness Communities
FIT4MOM Helps Women Reclaim Their Bodies, Minds and Lives
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Motherhood Discussion Forums
Motherhood Discussion Forums
CafeMom Allows Women to Join Meaningful Conversations
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Maternal Community Apps
Maternal Community Apps
Smile Mom is an App That Connects Nearby Mothers
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Sarcastic Mom Blogs
Sarcastic Mom Blogs
'It's Like They Know Us' Pairs Corny Campaigns with Witty Comments
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Matchable Motherly Parenting Networks
Matchable Motherly Parenting Networks
Mom Meet Mom is a Network for Mothers to be Matched Up
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Emotional Mom Blogs
Emotional Mom Blogs
Kristen Hedges Builds Community by Sharing Moving Motherhood Stories
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Chic Celebubaby Blogs
Chic Celebubaby Blogs
Huggies Highchair Critics Tumblr Capitalizes on Baby Celebs
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Babysitting Matchmaker Websites
Babysitting Matchmaker Websites
UrbanSitter is a Helpful Tool for Parents and Young Self-Starters
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Mommy Marketplaces
Mommy Marketplaces
Trading Cradles is an Online Network for Baby Goods
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Facebook Contests for Moms
Facebook Contests for Moms
Mothers Weigh in On Economy for Sears' “Busted Moms”
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Footloose Father Blogs
Footloose Father Blogs
The Dancing Dads Tumblr Page Captures Your Rhythmless Relatives
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Parental Privacy Peeping Patterns
Parental Privacy Peeping Patterns
The Spy Who Raised Me Infographic Debates Facebooking Parents
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Parent-Mocking Blogs
Parent-Mocking Blogs
The STFU Parents Tumblr Lets You Express Your Frustration
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Parent Texting Blogs
Parent Texting Blogs
A Hilarious & Embarrassing Tumblr of 'When Parents Text'
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