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5 Ways New Moms Can Make Mom Friends

Having a network of friends during early parenthood is crucial. But if you’ve recently moved, or are the first mom in your friend group, it’s not so easy. Here are a few ways you can make mom friends as a new mom.

Lean on Me

Where parents of children with special needs can find community, support and space to be themselves.

Retying The Knot

Caring for two little ones, working full time and traveling for work took a toll on our marriage, but we recognized this early and have spent the last several months working on reconnecting.

How to Make Fellow Mom Friends

Instantly, I recognized her as a fellow traveler on the weird journey of new motherhood. And with that stroke of courage on her part, Stacy quickly became one of my closest friends.

Teaching Kids to Think for Themselves

Most brain development in children happens before the age of 3. So parents are encouraged to actively engage in their child’s initial touching, talking, reading and playing experiences, which leads to successful parent-guided parent-child collaborations in the future. That’s right: The molding of good decision makers starts at infancy and grows from there.

Paranoid Parenting's Pitfalls

Given all the scary segments on nightly newscasts, it’s easy to assume that predators hide behind every corner. Has the inundation of graphic images bolstered an epidemic of paranoid parenting?