Mom tribes and parent posses: do we need friends who are also fellow parents? If we don’t have a group of those, how do we set about finding or creating one?
70% of moms agree that their “inner mom circle” is their primary means of daily support. Some of us find that soft place to fall really quickly, and some of us struggle, for reasons that are in and/or out of our control.
In this episode we discuss
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Here are links to some of the writing on the topic that we discuss in this episode:
Dr. Sarah Blaffer Hrdy: Mothers and Others: The Evolutionary Origins of Mutual Understanding
Coffee and Carpool: 10 Easy Steps For Introverts To Find New Mom Friends
Jenna Autuori Dedic for Parents: How to Make New Mom Friends During the Pandemic
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