BEST OF THE WEB
Warm and Cozy Community for At-Home Moms on the Internet
upon a time, mothers shared stories over the back fence while their kids played
nearby. Nowadays, at-home mothers are
more likely to find friendship and camaraderie in cyberspace than in their own
neighborhoods. That simple realization was what drove at-home mom Jen
to build her cozy cyber-community for at-home mothers everywhere to join her
for a daily coffee break.
www.MommaSaid.net is a Forbes Best of the Web
with a blog” by Forbes,
MommaSaid’s creator Jen
offers up a humorous look at life at home with little ones. “MommaSaid is
the modern version of our mothers’ coffee klatch,” says Singer.
“It’s where exhausted moms go for laughs, support and validation in
their long 14-hour days.” Forbes
calls the site, “homey, light-hearted and practical,” citing
Singer’s video dispatches, “Momma-logues,” as among the web
site’s best features. “If I could figure out how the moms who visit
MommaSaid could borrow a cup of sugar, I’d post it,” adds Singer.
reaches tens of thousands of mothers each month throughout the U.S.
and from as far away as Oman
The popular website is the host of the bi-weekly “Housewife” Awards
and Please Take My Children to Work Day, a holiday for at-home moms, held this
year on June 27th.
is the author of “14 Hours ‘Til Bedtime: A Stay-at-Home Mom’s
Life in 27 Funny Little Stories” and the creator of www.MommaSaid.net, a Forbes Best of the Web
selected site. Her humor has appeared in American Baby, Family Circle, The New
York Times, Nick
Parents, Parenting, Woman ’s Day and
“Chicken Soup for Every Mom’s Soul.” Her television appearances include
ABC’s World News Now and GMTV, Great Britain’s highest rated
Breakfast Show and. A Huggies PULL-UPs® spokesperson, Jen is also the creator
of Please Take My Children to Work Day, a holiday for at-home mothers held in June.
She lives near New
York City with her husband, two sons
and a cat who is slowly ruining the sliding screen