Mary Beth is full-time working, married mom. She is a military brat with southern roots who served in the Peace Corps, survived government employment, and currently works in Richmond, VA. With her 2 kids emerging from the toddler years, she’s here to report that parenting is the toughest job she's ever loved.

All My Friends are Online

I’m not sure what I thought parent/adulthood would be like. I imagined a husband, kids, a job, managing finances, buying cars… you know, the stuff commercials are made of. I never imagined that it would be hard(er) to maintain friendships and even hard(er) to make new friends. What was I thinking? Sometimes friendships as an adult seem downright impossible. ...more
I feel very much the same way! I moved 5+ hours from all my friends and I still struggle 4 years ...more