Tag: lonely

Not Part of the “In” Mom Group

I was driving my daughter and her friend home after school and, when talking about weekend plans, I learned that her mom was going...

I Need to Hire a Village

I grew up in a small town in Northern Illinois. There, my parents and their friends basically had what I lovingly refer to as...

Motherhood Doesn’t Have to Be Lonely

No one told me motherhood could be so lonely at times. While I was still pregnant, I had a vision of what motherhood would be...

I am The Lonely Mom. Nice to Meet You.

I am the lonely mom.  About a year ago, I was in a really dark place. We had been in Milwaukee for almost a year...

Be Nice to the New Mom in School

It’s the beginning of the school year. She just moved into the neighborhood over the summer. You’ve seen her on walks with her kids...