Facebook can often be a rabbit warren of pages and groups and endless scrolling. Yet it also full of supportive groups, online communities and places to connect with other people over just about anything!
Here are some groups on Facebook that I think are great, that all offer something different depending on what you’re looking for. Go on, check them out! You never know what you might find!
Family Garden Life – How you growin’ mum? Support group. This group is a place for mums to ask questions, share knowledge and help each other master growing produce in their family garden. It doesn’t matter whether you have green thumbs or black thumbs, it’s what happens next that counts!
Mums of Brisbane – Mums of Brisbane Group – A place for all mums in and around Brisbane to come together, share their knowledge and support each other in a caring and friendly environment. We organize ‘real world’ events around Brisbane for mums to connect offline as well. We would love to see you there!
Western Sydney Mums’ Hub – Western Sydney Mums’ Hub Group – A closed Facebook group where you can connect with other local Western Sydney Mums and come together in a supportive, friendly environment to discuss all aspects of motherhood and life with little ones. If you’re a Mum (or a Mum-To-Be) and live in Western Sydney, we’d love you to join!
Sleeping Help and Tips – This is a supportive community that welcomes discussion, questions, links, stories and photos about sleep and particularly getting to sleep. It can be about your sleep or your children’s sleep. We are here to help.
Essentials for Mums Community: is an open space for multicultural mums proving that despite not being from the same background, we have something in common – “having kids” – therefore we can help each other to overcome similar issues. From this group you will expect to be included as you are and help other mums by sharing experiences.
Nestling Collective – The Nest Handmade: Mums and mums-to-be: love handmade? We do too! This group is where you’ll find everything handmade for your for baby, child and nursery, PLUS get access to exclusive discounts, offers and product launches from our curated collection of handmade businesses.
The Mother Tribe Community – is a kind, inclusive and supportive community that is helping mothers find their village. We welcome your questions, comments and interactions on the topic of motherhood. We encourage members to reach out and connect with other, like-minded mothers in this community, both on and off-line. We periodically offer webinars and information sessions by expert commentators, aimed at providing you with quality information on parenting, specific topics such as effective parenting strategies, professional organisation, returning to work, nutrition, sleep settling techniques, your wellness and many others.
Subscription Box Collaborative: A fun light hearted and silly public group for the subscription box community. It will be filled with latest releases, reviews, lifestyle information and current affairs all related to subscription boxes. Our members are encouraged to share their experiences and ask questions on our open forum.
Friendship Finder: Providing a safe online meeting place for women of all ages, to develop new friendships and create a sense of belonging. This group encourages women to share their story and connect with each other. There can be a lot of fear and anxiety around meeting new people but the aim of this group is to make the process easier.
Childcare Mums and Dads: This group is for mums, dads, families and carers helping each other to investigate their childcare options. It doesn’t matter why you use childcare, whether you are requiring childcare due to going back to work, to have a break or help your child socialise we can all support each other! This group can share materials to help make your decision process easier such as provide tips on how to choose the best child care setting for your child, things to look for when you’re visiting a childcare centre and tips to help manage separation anxiety for all involved!
Find Your Village: This group is a safe space for pregnant and new mums (and partners of course!) to support each other through this challenging yet amazing time in your life, early parenthood. We also welcome experienced Mamas to the group who want to give back and support those in the early stages of parenthood.
Life Is For Living – Reduce the Waste: Reduce the WASTE is a pledge we are all making to change our waste habits. Australian households throw away over $3,000 per household in food waste every year. This is a figure we need to see change. Life Is For Living believes in sustainable living, supporting local and supporting fresh.
My Tribe: Women Building Extraordinary Businesses: Welcome to My Tribe. We are women entrepreneurs and small business owners on the journey of building extraordinary businesses with brands people love to engage with. We support each other by sharing advice, experiences, inspiration and genuine feedback on all things related to crafting a customer-centric business – brand strategy, messaging, technology, services and communications.
Employment Avenues Network: No longer love your job and are dreading Monday mornings? Do you want to find the ultimate work life balance with a flexible, family friendly job? Are you are looking for a supportive network who can you through the career change maze? Then you have found your HOME! When you know something needs to change, but you have no idea where to start, or how you can even manage change with everything else in your life, we’re here to help.
Happy Healthy Living: Happy Healthy Living is a private online community for mums who don’t want to just “lose weight,” but who want to feel their absolute best. Get the support to jump off the yo-yo dieting cycle and share your journey with other mums. Filled with lots of inspiration, guidance and fun, it’s a safe place to help develop the happiest and healthiest you.
The Nesting Mum: The Nesting Mum has been is a welcome environment for mums and mums-to-be to find support and interaction as they prepare for and start their motherhood journey. Ask questions, find product reviews and connect with other new mums. There’s also lots of experienced mums in the group ready to share their knowledge and expertise.