Holiday Planning and Shopping Made Easy with Help from Exciting and Informative Online Family Resource Directory

This holiday season Worcester and MetroWest is fortunate to have an invaluable and helpful resource for families preparing for gift buying and holiday gatherings... or even activities for when kids are out of school for vacation.

Worcester, MA, December 03, 2007 --( This holiday season Worcester and MetroWest is fortunate to have an invaluable and helpful resource to families preparing for gift buying and holiday gatherings., (mymetroMAMA) launched in June of this year and offers an online resource and networking community for parents raising kids ages 0-college bound as well as for all others who deal with children and young family needs. Families of Worcester County, MetroWest and beyond now have access to a one-of-kind, centralized resource directory that offers unlimited categories of resources, services, products, topics and much more at a click of the mouse. Additional offerings are social calendar of events, specials and coupon discounts, and time-saving information well categorized and cross referenced for metro parents and families. The spotlight also shines on the site's community building efforts, specifically the ability of visitors to contribute their own parenting ideas, young children's activities, ie, kid friendly restaurants, great gift ideas, perfect finds, etc. as well as adding to the site's extensive directory and resources.

It has been a whirlwind for founder, entrepreneur and Mom, Sarah Kyriazis. Each day thousands of visitors browse seeking help or information about many areas of family and child related categories, while also signing up for a business listing or the newsletter. Kyriazis states, “I never imagined how big of an impact the site would have assisting parents, grandparents, and anyone who deals with children in the greater Worcester County, MetroWest area and beyond, especially at a key time of year…the holiday season.”

Look What’s Available At
Message Boards: Moms can communicate with each other about various topics having to do with parenting, work at home, working moms, pregnancy and life.
Savings Card: passing out to families throughout Worcester County. Moms and Dads can log on and see the businesses where they can save at.

Promoting Businesses: Vendors listed on the metroMAMA site can also submit their promotional material to be included in the metroMAMA swag bags that are passed out at fairs/festivals etc.

Stats: The site has been launched since June and it continues to grow with over 10,000 unique visits each month looking at more than 60,000 pages. Most recent figures reflect that there are in excess of 1,000 unique visitors per day this holiday season.

Bi-monthly Newsletter: The newsletter outlines upcoming activities and special features. It revolves around themes and seasons.

What pages are moms logging onto? They are reading the thousands of pages of business and activity listings, talking on forums, reading product reviews and more. They are writing reviews of just about everything.

About is a one-of-kind, centralized resource, offering comprehensive presentation and resources, services, products, topics, social calendar of events and time-saving information well categorized and cross referenced for metro parents and families. mymetroMAMA addresses any family needs from-- where to go to find those European children's shoes, to which Pediatric Dentist best serves your child’s needs… and much more. will also have bi-weekly features of local businesses, offering all information with a forum that encourages parents to give their input while equipping them to form their own opinions. pages are filled with useful articles on topics of interest to parents, from having a baby to choosing a summer camp to getting ready for college.

The Business Side of MAMAs
There's no shortage of opportunities available to metroMAMA businesses looking to be part of this extensive online resource directory. mymetroMAMA promises that their approach is distinctly different than other Internet sites. They see local business owners as an important part of the community. They know that businesses in the community are as important a resource to inquiring parents as the listing of schools and information. provides targeted online advertising opportunities tailored to affordably connect with metro-parents and caregivers. There are plans for a print version of the resource guide published annually with the opportunity to be a partner in the book version that will go to thousands of recipients.

Christina Andrianopoulos
Sarah Kyriazis