Your "failure" to create and soak up all of the summertime magic is not a reflection of you as a mom. And, while we're at it, screw the notion that "you only have 18 summers with your child.”
Between all of the classic and modern caregiving approaches, discovering the parenting style that works for you can be a challenge.
Building brand-new friendships with fellow mothers can be intimidating, but fear not—with a little determination (and maybe a bit of courage), you'll be on your way to finding a buddy with a baby.
Whether you have an only child or a house full of kiddos, it’s a worthy idea to carve out quality time with your littles to enrich your bonds.