New Mom Friendship

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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How Parents Can Decide Which Friends to Keep and Which to Cut Off
If summer was the easing-back-into-socializing phase, September is when things officially get real. Will regrouping with our friends be awkward? Are some rifts beyond repair? Perhaps this can be the start of deeper, more fulfilling bonds.
How to Make New Mom Friends During the Pandemic
The pandemic changed everything, including our friendships. Now new and seasoned mothers alike are missing support they once had at at time we need it most. Here's how to get it back.
My Virtual Mom Friends Saved Me From Postpartum Loneliness
When my son was born, I tried making new mom friends IRL, only to realize my tribe was one click away.
Top 5 Mom Friend Problems—And How to Fix Them
Parenting is so much easier with good pals. Learn to overcome friendship hurdles and bond with women who get you.
Being the Target of Mom Gossip Hit Me Hard
My sons think I’m a goddess. The preschool mommies think I’m weird. Actress and New York Times best-selling author Jenny Mollen wonders how much she needs to care?
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