I still have friends, but not the kind of friends I used to. Currently, with two kids under the age of 6, it's mainly texting. Rarely is it phone conversations. Actual in-person interactions are even more rare.
No, for real. I've been married for over 10 years, so it's been a while since I've dated, but from what I remember of trying to find a partner of someone I generally wanted to spend my time with, finding good mom friends is pretty much the same process.
Get out there, Momma! Put on pants, brush your hair, try to look like a normal human being, and go make some friends. You got this!
"Oh crap. I only have one mom friend."
Some of the best presents I get from my children for Mother's Day are homemade. It makes me so happy to see the time and
It's such a contradiction. I dreamt for so many years of being a stay-at-home mom, and when it finally happened, I started to get bored. So then I started scheduling a bunch of stuff, and before I knew it, I wasn't even enjoying my kids. Here's how I changed that.
I'm so nervous. I wonder if she's nervous... Probably not. She was really cool at the grocery store. Like too cool. I wonder
Friends, if you say any of the following things to me, know that I still love you and your child, but I'm also going to have a good chuckle at your expense later.
I don't ask for much, which is why there are only six qualities I consider as requirements if we are going to jump into mom-friendship together.
Since the birth of my twins, I have talked to more people, made more new friends, and generally experienced a more extroverted lifestyle than ever before. Never before babies would I have talked to strangers, initiated conversations with those I don't know, commiserated with literally anyone who would listen.