On March 29, Medford hosted 26 women at her first mom's night-out event called "Find Your Mom-Tribe: Mommy Speed Dating."" data-reactid="62"Nicki Medford, a mom of two, is the local publisher for the online community Macaroni Kid in Raleigh, North Carolina.
It can be really hard to find the time and the courage to make deep connections with other women that are dealing with the same things you are as a mom among the other hats we wear as women.
Phoenix-area mom group MOMnation will hold a speed dating event for Valley moms at Boulders on Southern Friday night. Instead of looking for a romantic connection, these moms are looking for fellow local moms to connect with and befriend, or as the group calls it, their 'soul mom'.
I just have to laugh about that now.” Mesa mom, Jen Duncan says “But, they all agree it’s an amazing way to recharge their social batteries and meet new friends.
“I broke out of my shell and really dove into meeting new moms.
PHOENIX — A group of Valley moms organize speed dating events several times a year.
But it’s not meant for moms to find a romantic connection. We tell you when it’s time to move, and then you move on to the next mom and date for another four minutes.” The next speed dating event for moms is Friday in Mesa, but it’s already sold out. Jessica Nelson, a mom of four from Mesa, said she has gone to a few speed dating events for moms. “We have a little circle that we do everything with.” Lambert said she got the idea for the speed dating event for moms when she had her first child and found herself bound to her house.
"Finding mom friends is harder than dating sometimes.
East Valley mom Nadia Schanze attended a past speed dating event put on by the group.
""[We ask them], 'See if you can find a match based on you and not your children,'" she explained.
"Our knee-jerk reaction as moms are to meet the needs of our children and we tend to forget our needs.
Lambert said the moms are encouraged to avoid asking one another easy questions like, "How many children do you have?