If you’re a parent, you understand the saying, “It takes a village to raise a child”. Parenting can challenge and stretch a person in ways they never could have imagined right from the very beginning. As an expectant mother, a new mom, or a mother of three we all need the voice of experienced and compassionate women to offer kind friendship, advice, and support to help us navigate the roads of parenthood.
We’ve rounded up some information on local moms groups and play groups. If any sound like your kind of “village” reach out and learn more about joining. All are currently welcoming new members like you!
Eastwood Tulsa MOPS
Mothers of Preschoolers (and preschool means prior to school, ages 6 weeks to 5 years old). MOPS warmly welcomes any mom that has at least one child age 6 weeks to 5 years old. By joining MOPS, you will find friendship, community, resources and support for you as a woman and mother. Our children are cared for while we listen to speakers, do crafts, talk about parenting issues, and eat brunch together!
When is the last time you had an uninterrupted cup of coffee? If you’re looking for friends for you and your preschooler, as well as encouragement to be the best mother you can be, please come visit us. Our meetings follow the Tulsa Public Schools calendar, and we host play dates at local parks during our summer break.
Join us for an Open House Thursday, August 30thfrom 9:30 – 11:30 am. Regular meetings begin September 8th2018 and meet every 1stand 3rdThursday from 9:30 – 11:30 am at Eastwood Baptist Church, 948 S 91stSt E Ave, Tulsa. There are no fees to join our group.
Interested in joining? Visit www.eastwoodtulsa.org/mops and complete our registration form or email [email protected] or by phone at (918) 836-8686. No local membership fee. Childcare during meetings is free. Hurry and reserve your spot today!
Mom’s Club of Tulsa, Oklahoma
Moms Club of Tulsa is a support group designed for the stay-at-home mother! The club offers three separate playgroups who meet once a week or once every other week. Playdates are scheduled at least twice a week at various locations around Tulsa. Annual Membership Dues are $20. Moms Club is specifically for ALL stay-at-home mothers. For more information, visit their website at http://momsclubtulsa.webs.com
Fleet Feet Strollin’ Moms
Strollin’ Moms is an organized social group training program aimed at anyone (moms, dads, grandparents, caretakers) looking to be active while socializing with other parents, grandparents, and caretakers. Program begins the first of April and goes for 6 weeks. The $30 membership fee includes two weekly workouts – Tuesdays & Thursdays at 10:00 am at Fleet Feet KingsPointe (61st & Yale). The goal race is Rooster Days 5K (3.1 miles) in May (Race Fee NOT Included). http://www.fleetfeettulsa.com/races/2018-rooster-days-run
Strollers are welcome at all workouts. Program is open to walkers and runners of all levels. Please consult with your doctor before starting a fitness program. It is highly recommended that you use a jogging stroller during this program! Additional details and registration information can be found at http://www.fleetfeettulsa.com/strollinmoms.
Tulsa Mothers of Multiples
TMOMs mission is to provide mutual support, friendship, information and networking opportunities for all families and caregivers of twins, triplets, and other higher order multiples. Membership dues are $25.00 annually. Group meets at Asbury United Methodist Church Room #2319, 6767 S. Mingo, Tulsa, OK 1st Tuesday at 7:00 pm. Visit http://www.tulsamoms.org for more information.
Sanctuary Church MOPS
Mothers of Preschoolers at Sanctuary Church meets from 9:45 – 11:45 am
2ndWednesdays/month at 7100 E 31st Street, Tulsa. Local membership fees which includes MOPS International Membership dues are $120 annually and helps cover the cost of crafts and MOPS Kids childcare. Contact (918) 491-4000 for more information or visit http://www.sanctuarytulsa.comor https://www.mops.org/groups/mopsatsanctuary
MOMS of Preschoolers Broken Arrow
MOMS consist of fun activities, conversations (uninterrupted by little ones), hands on activities and inspiration on becoming a better mom and woman. Your Little Ones (birth – Kindergarten) will have fun age appropriate activities during every meeting.
For mothers of children birth-Kindergarten. 1st & 3rd Tuesdays beginning September 18, 2018 – May 7, 2019 from 9:30- 11:30 am at First Baptist Church of Broken Arrow, 100 W. Albany (61st and Elm). Meeting fees are $8 each meeting. Visit https://fbcba.org/ministries/moms-of-preschoolers/for more information.
Mothers of Preschools for mothers of children ages birth-5 years meets the 1st & 3rd Wednesdays (Sept.-May) from 9:30-11:30 am at First Baptist Church, Jenks, 11701 S. Elm. Childcare & breakfast provided. For more information call (918) 299-6323 or visithttp://www.fbcjenks.org/myportfolio/mops/.
FBC Jenks Teen MOPS
We’ve all been placed in this time and place in history, as the tribe of women who are raising the world. Here you will find a supportive and nonjudgmental environment where teen moms can come together with others who are in a similar life situation. Here you can form relationships to help you gain confidence, learn about mothering, and grow.
A Teen MOPS meeting includes practical teaching through speakers, demonstrations and videos. Plus, there’s food… food you didn’t make! But more important, you’ll get to have honest conversations with other moms who understand the joys and frustrations of young motherhood.
Teen MOPS meets every Wednesday from5:30-7:30 pmat (Sept.-May) at First Baptist Church, Jenks, 11701 S. Elm. Childcare & dinner provided. For more information call (918) 299-6323 or visit https://www.mops.org/groups/fbcjenksteenor their Facebook page at https://www.facebook.com/FBC-Jenks-Teen-MOPS-1290402127738752/
MOPS (Mothers of Preschoolers) Sand Springs
For mothers of children ages birth – 5 years. Every other Wednesday, (Sept-May) 9:30-11:30 a.m. Broadway Baptist Church, 1000 N. Adams Rd. For more information please contact April at 918-740-7962.
For more information about any of these groups please visit their respective websites.