You’re both at your cars, conversation is dying out, and suddenly, you’re feeling bashful.
Shuffling your feet and avoiding eye contact, you take the big step. ” Your heart pounds, your palms sweat, and you are back in junior high again.
But instead of pimply John Rodgers, you’re faced with an infinitely more appealing prospect: a potential mommy friend.
After college, making new girlfriends feels a lot like dating.
(The program is modeled after a similar one in Seattle.) Other places that offer new moms groups include local baby stores, churches and even libraries.
Talk to seasoned mothers you know, and find out where they met their friends.
Sleep is elusive, your body is hardly recognizable, and your social life has undergone a serious shift.
I made my way to my local hospital’s new mom discussion group.
You want to show an interest, but you don’t want to come on too strong.
It’s a delicate dance of text messages, talks over coffee, and if you’re lucky, a shared playgroup. You’ve heard the saying misery loves company, right? War buddies When you become a mom, your world turns upside down.
Tarah Chieffi, mother of one in New Albany, Indiana, warns moms to keep some flexibility in their schedules, so they can fit in some one-on-one time with new friends.
She has one acquaintance who is so busy with different groups that it takes a month to schedule a playdate.