Being a mum is amazing, but it can also be really lonely at times and when the going gets tough and there’s nobody to turn to it can be incredibly hard.
Whether you live far away from your family, or your friends simply haven’t started having babies yet, there are many reasons why mums can feel isolated and alone, but it doesn’t have to be that way.
If you’re feeling lonely, having lots of mum friends can help; somebody that’s going through the same things as you, who understands just how hard parenting can be and can listen when you’ve had a rough day. But where do you find them?
From joining a local playgroup to meeting mum friends online, this video is packed full of useful ideas to help you feel less alone.
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Taking part in this video are:
Dolly Bow Bow
The Wilky Ways
Along Came Jay
Charlotte the magpie mama