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156: How to Maintain Current Friendships and Build New Ones as A Mom with Danielle Bayard Jackson

156: How to Maintain Current Friendships and Build New Ones as A Mom with Danielle Bayard Jackson

Update: 2024-04-03
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Is it impossible to build new friendships when you become a mother? How about maintaining the relationships you already have? No. It’s not. In fact, it’s vitally important to our health that we continue to actively build and maintain our relationships.

But how do we do that when we’re juggling all the things as moms, wives, employees, business owners, etc? Here to share her tips and strategies for navigating friendships is Danielle Bayard Jackson. 

Danielle is a female friendship coach and educator who speaks nationally on the science of woman's platonic connections. She's also the author of Fighting For Our Friendships, which is coming out in May of this year. She also has a coaching business Friend Forward that is dedicated to teaching women how to create and maintain better female friendships. And her expertise has been featured in The New York Times, NBC News, Psychology Today, Wall Street Journal, Oprah Magazine, Good Morning America, and a host of other media outlets as the resident friendship expert for the global app Bumble for friends. 

Listen as she shares her story, research, and why it’s so important that we continue to hone our friendships as we move into different stages of life. 

In this episode, we discuss: 

Ways to navigate current friendships and make new ones once you are a mom.

How to handle different parenting styles or issues that come up between friends.

What research has to say about quality friendships.


Resources: 

Book-preorder - Fighting For Our Friendshipshttps://www.betterfemalefriendships.com/fighting-for-our-friendships

Article by Kirsten Powers -The Way We Live in United States is not Normal https://kirstenpowers.substack.com/p/the-way-we-live-in-the-united-states

https://substack.com/home/post/p-139238299?r=5ftqh&utm_campaign=post&utm_medium=web&utm_source=substack

Article by Rosie Spinks -The Friendship Problem

https://rojospinks.substack.com/p/the-friendship-problem?utm_source=post-email-title&publication_id=4486&post_id=139046175&utm_campaign=email-post-title&isFreemail=true&r=180ck&utm_medium=email

Connect with Danielle:

Instagram - @‌daniellebayardjackson -https://www.instagram.com/daniellebayardjackson/

TikTok - @‌thefriendshipexpert -https://www.tiktok.com/@thefriendshipexpert?lang=en


Questions:

What is the surprising research around the benefits of women’s friendship?

What are 4 tangible ways to make time for friends as a busy mom?

Do you know the 3 of the most common conflicts that arise between mom friends (and how to solve them)?

What does the research say about how friendship changes for those in their 30s and 40s?

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156: How to Maintain Current Friendships and Build New Ones as A Mom with Danielle Bayard Jackson

156: How to Maintain Current Friendships and Build New Ones as A Mom with Danielle Bayard Jackson

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