If you just don't feel like making the trek down the hill from Ramona, stay home for some relaxation with a cup of tea and your favorite web-surfing skills. Try out these sites to connect with other moms, blogs, information, or just some plain-old-shopping.
1. Mothers & More: If you're looking to meet up with other Ramona moms for playdates or girls' nights, this could be a great option for you. A membership gives you access to Mom Book Groups, Mommy & Me Coffee Breaks, Moms' Nights Out, Mom Adventures, monthly meetings, and chat or blog loops available from the nationwide franchise.
2. 5minutesformom.com: The name says it all. The motto of this site is to bring moms together, offering support and relaxation, encouragement, empowerment, and inspiration. Connect with any mom need you may have, be it blogs, chats, discussions on family life, photography, or even giveaways. Their sister-sites include 5 minutes for faith, books, special needs, and going green.
3. Overstock.com: "Window" shop without the pressure to buy when you shop online. Overstock.com offers great deals for everything related to the house and home. If you purchase a certain amount, depending on the deal of the week, shipping may be free. Find deals for home and garden, bed and bath, clothing, electronics, jewelry, books, movies, games, outdoors, baby, office, and gifts, just to name a few.
Feeling like you don't have a space of your own to browse the web in calm and quiet? Check out this book to inspire you to create your own "mom den," Where Women Create.
A great escape doesn't have to be flashy. It can be a quick and fun escape to the place you're most comfortable in — your home.