An Apology to All My Friends Who Became Moms Before Me

Dear (insert your name here if you are a female friend of mine with a child born before August 2015),

I owe you a big apology.  Actually, I owe you many.

I have always thought myself to be a good friend to my, er, friends.  Since adding ‘mother’ to my list of personal descriptors, however, I have come to realize that I was actually a very crap friend to you, at a time when you really needed me. Continue reading