Posts in category "moms groups"

When Mom Friends Grow Apart: Breakups, Bullying, and Healing

When Mom Friends Grow Apart: Breakups, Bullying, and Healing
An old friend I haven’t seen in months called me recently.  Even though she lives in another state, when we do connect, the affection is instantaneous and familiar.  The time and space melt away.  After catching up for a few minutes, she said hesitantly, “I actually called to get some advice about a social issue.”... Read more »

Trial By Internet: How To Blissfully Reject the Summary Judgment of Others

Trial By Internet: How To Blissfully Reject the Summary Judgment of Others
Recently, I was speaking with a group of parents and students about the negative effects of cyberbullying.  A seventh-grade girl told me tearfully, “I am constantly being judged.  Judged by kids I don’t know; judged by kids I do know, judged, judged, judged by EVERYONE.” It is a phenomenon that extends far beyond the world... Read more »

It Takes A Girlfriend

It takes a village to raise a child.  And, lately, I have realized that it takes a group of girlfriends to raise a mother.  I am seven years into this mothering thing, and I couldn’t do it without the help and companionship of my female friends.   At the very beginning, when we first got... Read more »
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