TALES OF MAKING MOM FRIENDS

TALES OF MAKING MOM FRIENDS

"Let me be completely honest here. Before I even had a kid it was awkward making friends. Pretty much once you leave school, your only options are 'people at work' or 'friends of friends'. And guess what? Sharon from HR and Monica’s friend Karen…aren’t always the coolest. So yes…In the past, I’ve found myself googling things like “adult kickball league”, “small dog play groups” and “where do cool adults hangout”."

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24 WEEKS - BECOMING A MOM AND LOSING FRIENDS

24 WEEKS - BECOMING A MOM AND LOSING FRIENDS

"I locked my doors and spent half a year hanging out with one friend…my son. Occasionally someone would stop by, but each time…I would hear myself rambling on and on about Killian’s poop and my cracked nipples...and like I just couldn’t stop myself. In my head I’d be like “OMG Kristen…stop telling everyone about your hemmoroids!”…but it was like a compulsion…a train wreck happening in slow motion...only it was my life. Not sure if I was subconsciously trying to warn everyone to not have kids or if I was using them all as my personal therapist, but I was embarrassing myself. So eventually I stopped inviting people over"...

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