I cannot overemphasize how much hanging out with other moms helps keep me sane. The weeks where I see other moms a few times, I feel great. The weeks I don't, I get cranky, depressed, impatient, and bored.
I met Claire and her daughter, Addie, at the library this past December. Although we had never met before, it turns out we have a bajillion overlapping friends and networks. She's become one of my go-to mommy friends. We hang out once or twice every week. It's wonderful!
Last week, I took Addie's 18 month pictures. Here are three favorites:
Next photo shoot: My sister's engagement pictures. No pressure!