When someone has a new baby, how do you react? Are you the first one knocking at her door the minute she returns from the hospital? Or do you stay away, thinking the new mom needs bonding time with baby?
If you do decide that mom needs a visit did you know there are three key things, EASY things, you can do to solidify your spot as BFF in your friend's mind?
1. Bring food that you know they'll like. This means a take-out lunch from a high-end restaurant and bring enough food so that Daddy has something to eat when he gets home. Heck, buy enough for leftovers. Does mama have a rack of short ribs simmering in the crock-pot? Don't you dare accept any of it if she offers. You are not a guest. Everything that you don't eat is leftovers for them tomorrow. One of my friends left a homemade chicken casserole and fresh chocolate chip cookies at our front door and didn't even need to come inside. That is the hallmark of an excellent friend. Just ring the doorbell and drive away.Read More »from 3 Things You Absolutely MUST Do After a Friend Has a Baby