Becoming a mom can leave you scrambling to keep up with friends -- or it can make them more indispensable than ever. Here's how friendships change and grow as you become a parent. Learn how you can become a better friend.
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For the first year of my daughter's life I was far too busy taking care of her to think about making new friends. But after Samantha's first birthday, I found myself enviously watching women who pushed strollers in tandem down the streets. I felt like I was single again and looking, in this case, for a girlfriend. Here's how it went.
Having a baby will undoubtedly change your life, including relationships with your nearest and dearest. Here's how to maintain those ties throughout your pregnancy, and once your first (or fifth) little one arrives.
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Meeting new people and finding new friends can be an anxious experience, even for new moms or moms living in a new neighborhood. Follow these simple steps toward scheduling the first playdate and connecting with mommy friends.
Kids like to hang out with their pals. Parents need a break. Hello, playdates! If things go well, they can be a blast for everyone. They're also one of the key ways your child learns how to get along with others. For both hosts and guests, get your protocol down pat.