My friend Colleen once said something to me that always stuck. She said that once you have kids, you end up hanging out with people who parent like you do. Other friendships take a backseat because you don’t want your kids to absorb values you don’t agree with — like the friend who used to be so cool and fun but now lets her kids run around the restaurant dumping salt on the floor while yours is confined to a booster seat nibbling a carrot.
What do you think? Do you hang out with like minded moms and dads? Have you inadvertently shed some friendships since becoming a parent?