When I was pregnant with my daughter, I joined several baby boards and online forums seeking support and commraderie. I didn't really have anyone nearby that was at the same mom stage as I was, so online seemed like the best option for me. Not all forums are created equal though. Some are too big and impersonal, others are too small and inactive. Then there's the drama if it's not moderated appropriately.
Taking the good with the bad, overall I found online mom communities to be helpful for me. Now that I'm a mom of 2 kids I feel more confident in sharing my experiences and advice with others whether it's here on the blog or in a forum.
Now, we have an opportunity to be part of an online focus group community with a major toy manufacturer. You know I am fond of children's toys and giving feedback about them! Now there's a community available where moms can chime in on weekly topics, discuss parenting, and provide valuable feedback and insight on toys. Also, they will reward moms for their time with a monthly $15 Amazon gift card as a thank you! (No you do NOT have to be a blogger to be a part of this community.)
What are you waiting for? Take the survey to join here!
The time commitment is only about 15 minutes a week. There will be discussions, surveys, and offer honest feedback to the company regarding pregnancy, motherhood and play. I think it sounds fun, don't you?
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