F.A.Q. Frequently Asked Questions: Springfield Moms

  • What is Springfield Moms? Don’t let our name or website address fool you, Springfield Moms has something for everyone! Founded by Springfield Mom, Kim Leistner Root in 2004, the FREE Springfield Moms compiles the best resources and events to save time and enjoy exploring  the communities around us! Our readers span a 60-mile radius around the capitol city as our resources are relevant to so many.  From our What’s Happening Calendar, to our seasonal resources (Summer Camps, Neighborhood Garage Sales, Fall & Holiday Guides), parenting resources, coupons, Ask the Professional Q&As, and every topic guide you could imagine.  Get to know more About Us
  • What’s the advantage if I register my email address with Springfield Moms? Stay “in the know,” you can register for our FREE twice-monthly E-Updates direct to your inbox. These E-Updates contain helpful articles, first release of new resources, featured upcoming events, etc. (We do not share your email address with anyone else.) Join online & register here!
  • I can’t find what I am looking for. The best bet is to check our A-Z Resource Index of all resource pages. We feature new and updated resources on our blog and in our E-Updates as well, so there is always something new to discover! Don’t forget our Search feature which allows you to browse our website by subject. If you still can’t find something, email us at springfieldmoms.org@gmail.com, and we will help you find the resource you need.
  • We just moved here, and I want to connect with other moms online. What do you recommend? Check out the Support Groups on the A-Z index and stay tuned to the What’s Happening Calendar to get out and about to meet others!  
  • What’s the quickest way to access a targeted list of resources? Choose the A-Z Index and you will see categories of all the “posts” (articles, resources, events or coupons) on our website. If you don’t see what you like there, you can use the Search box which will search keywords across all posts.
  • How do I print or share a post on your website? At the end of each “post,” you will see an option to “Print” just the information in that post. You may also choose “Email” and share any posting online.
  • The coupons are awesome! What’s the fastest way to access them, and how do I print them? Choose the  Mom’s Choice tab on the top navigation bar, then browse by business category or business name and select the ad you are interested in. Enjoy our Easy Print Coupon Feature for a quick list of all sponsors with available coupons, and an easy choose what you want to print feature. Many businesses allow you to show our coupons on your mobil device as well. At the end of each sponsor ad is the option to Print or Email and share with a friend. Also, keep an eye out on the Dynamic Deals box on the home page: new special deals and sales are highlighted there.
  • How do I submit an Event or activity which is not already listed on SpringfieldMoms.org? Please send your event information to springfieldmoms.org@gmail.com or access our Submit your Event form on What’s Happening. For those groups who are interested in purchasing actual advertising space on the website to promote their class, activity or event, please contact Kim Leistner Root via phone: 217-622-6966 or email Kim.
  • How do I provide feedback to Springfield Moms? We so appreciate hearing from our readers! You can post comments on Kim’s Blog or visit our discussion boards on Facebook, Instagram, and twitter. If you have a question or comment that you’d prefer to keep one-to-one, please send us an email at springfieldmoms.org@gmail.com, and we will respond as soon as possible.
  • How do I unsubscribe from the E-Updates? No problem. There is an opt-out link at the footer of every event email we send. All you need to do is to click on the Unsubscribe or opt-out link and you will be removed from our mailing list.
  • How do I change my email address or my profile? When you receive your E-Update, scroll all the way to the bottom and click on “Update My Profile.” There you can change your email address and profile information.
  • How is Springfield Moms funded? We are able to keep the Springfield Moms website FREE to our readers because of the dedicated support of our local business sponsors. Their advertising revenue enables us to maintain our events calendar, upgrade our website design and staff community events with fun crafts and information packets. We remain thrilled at the support we have received from local businesses so that we can provide you with this website. View a list of all of our sponsors on the Mom’s Choice Directory.
  • How can I advertise on Springfield Moms? If you wish to take advantage of our reasonable rates and targeted packages to advertise with Springfield Moms, please contact us at springfieldmoms.org@gmail.com or cell phone: 217-622-6966. You can also learn more about our readers and review our business advantages by visiting  Advertise With Us in the A-Z Index.
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