5 ways to combat loneliness as a new Parent

I was invited by the team behind the brand new social app, Pal, to consider how a brand new, up and coming way to make new friends n your area, to consider how something like this might be useful to new parents.

One of the things that strikes new Mums and Dads down isn’t the sleep deprivation, the constant questioning of how to ‘do’ having a baby, but the sudden feeling of isolation from life as you knew it. The vast amounts of time you suddenly have to fill with your new baby can be quite life changing, and it’s completely normal to have feelings of loneliness and crave some friendship with a common bond. more “5 ways to combat loneliness as a new Parent”

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What’s your open door policy?

Growing up as a kid in the 80’s, our home was constantly filled with people popping by . Friends knocking to ask if we wanted to play, relatives stopping for a brew, people who were ‘passing’ just calling in to say hello. more “What’s your open door policy?”

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Does friendship have a half life?

If you think back over the last five, ten even twenty years or more of your life, there are probably people who have fallen by the wayside. Friendships which at one time were so important to you, people you spoke to, laughed with and confided in day after day now feel like a distant memory, and that can be hard to swallow. more “Does friendship have a half life?”

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