When my daughter was born, my closest friend's daughter was already 11. While she was incredibly willing to listen to me go on and on about my daughter's lack of latch, pumping, and coping with sleep deprivation and diapers (thanks, Sarah), she was long past that part of parenting.
During the first couple years of parenting, I tried my hand at a lot of community events to get to know other moms: going to story hour at the library, going to a mommy and me class at the YMCA, hanging out at playgrounds. While I met plenty of friendly faces, I wasn't able to establish any deep connections with other moms - but I was lucky enough to have a huge collection of online friends that were at a similar parenting stage. (God bless being a mom blogger.) This kept me from feeling too isolated and alone.
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