In addition to meebo, which lets you chat with your friends list, every group has a chat room though not all use them and you have to be a member of the group to get in. Click the groups tab. In the blue groups box to the right under explore groups is a link for active chats. That will say which public groups have a chat currently open. Newcomers club has a chat going 24/7.
Groups and Profile games are the easiest way to find friends. However if you are looking for specific things like place or kids' ages you can hover over the moms tab and choose mom search and break down your search by what you are looking for.
if you are the type of person who just enjoys chatting people up, clicking the mom tab will take you to a bunch of cool lists. Moms Like me, Moms who live by me, birthdays, new babies, CM anniversaries and a couple others .
You can also add the moms like me widget found in widget directory under the home tab
at 4:37 PM on Aug. 14, 2010