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Even though you might feel your life has changed dramatically since having a baby, your friends are still part of who you are. They offer shared experiences and understanding. They can help you maintain balance in your life, encourage you and give you a different perspective on things. They might have a fresh take on things that could help you. Why not take the pram for a walk and talk with a friend? Keep it simple Gatherings that are easy to organise can take the stress out of getting together. For example, a dinner where everybody brings a dish is a great way to have people over without having to worry about cooking and organising.
Another advantage is that your baby can go to bed at the regular time.
Grandparents and extended family and friends might be happy to help with this. So in addition to your baby and life right now, talk about a broad range of things that are of interest to you and your friends. Making time for old friends helps you stay in touch with those things you and your friends have in common — music, food, sports, gossip, your old workplace and other personal interests you probably have less time for now. Now that you haveanother group of friends will open up for you — other parents.
Here are some good ways to meet other parents:. Building and maintaining a solid support network is really important for single parents. D are generally less likely than mothers to new parent groups — often because they feel out of place. But playgroups — even traditional mothers groups — can be good places for d to meet other d. Fathers say that talking to their friends about their children and their new parenting experiences is one of the few personal things they feel comfortable about sharing.
Talking about children and experiences of being a dad can be a way to cement new friendships or maintain old ones. How to keep up with old friends Even though you might feel your life has changed dramatically since having a baby, your friends are still part of who you are. Here are some tips. How to make new friends Now that you haveanother group of friends will open up for you — other parents. Here are some good ways to meet other parents: a new parent group at your child and family health clinic or community centre.
Make the effort to chat at your local playgroup, kindergarten or play centre. Try to stay in touch with new parents you meet at the hospital. Go to the park so you can chat while your children play together. a reputable online forum where you can chat with other parents. D making friends D are generally less likely than mothers to new parent groups — often because they feel out of place.
Then later the visits decreased because their lives continued in their own direction and I had taken a new path. We would have everyone over at our house a lot. Friday night was pizza and footy night, and we would have BBQs in the nice weather on the weekends.
It was great everyone coming to us, and that way, James could sleep in his bed and we got to catch up with all of our friends. They all thought it was great at first, a novelty I guess. Always dropping in to see us So we stopped seeing them so much.Newly mother looking for friends
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