Social Disconnect and Motherhood

So where does a new mom turn for truly helpful advice?

The Camaraderie was a False Alarm

My naive thoughts about how life was supposed to look once I had children were incredibly misinformed.

Getting Back to Myself and Reconnecting

Photo by Danielle MacInnes on Unsplash

First, I lowered the expectations I had of myself.

Next, I separated my social life from “mom life.”

It was important for me to reconnect with my inner-self to feel that I was being a good mother to my children.

But the social disconnect was really just a symptom that I was not connecting with myself in a meaningful way.

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