I don't know how I got so lucky to do this work that I love, in both being a mother and being a doula. I am truly grateful.
Think back: When was the last time you picked up your phone and invited a friend or acquaintance mom friend to do something with you and your kids? Now, i'm not talking your best friend or your kids best friend that they see every single day. I'm talking about the mom that you know but don't know that well. The one who's phone number you rarely use. The new mom in town or even the mom that you haven't seen for a year or two but follow faithfully on facebook?
Lets be honest, it's probably been a while or even never.
There's no question that mommy hood is hard! I've heard it a million times, making mom friends is by far one of the most difficult things about mommy hood. Mothers are, on one hand, needing quality and fulfilling relationships with adults who speak actual words, and on the other, are completely and overwhelmingly exhausted from this thing called raising children. Its a catch 22 and today I want to give you some ideas of how to be a better mom friend. (Click here to read more)