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How to Make Mom Friends

Exactly one week after learning I was pregnant with our first child, my husband and I made a cross country move from Seattle, Washington to Athens, Georgia. Every time we’ve made a major move (4 times in 5 years), I’ve prioritized meeting people and making friends in our new home. This time, without knowing a soul in Athens and having a baby on board, I knew it was especially critical to establish a strong community as soon as possible. Self-care is really important and support from other moms is immensely helpful. While it was daunting to put myself out there at first, I quickly learned to make new friends as a mom was so much easier than I’d anticipated. This is my tried and true approach to make mom friends. Use the Internet After arriving in Athens, I had no clue where to start. It’s really hard to meet people…