6 simple ways to be a social mum

Feeling a little rusty when it comes to making new friends? Here's how to make it easier...



If you smile it will instantly lift your mood and make others feel at ease, too. It’s true that the world does smile with you and at you!


Relax and be yourself

One of the most common issues that mums tend to worry about is what others are thinking of them, but what difference does is really make?

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Be positive

Try to use positive body language – making direct eye contact, standing tall, walking tall, keeping shoulders upright, being relaxed and smiling.

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Get to know the person you’re talking to

Ask open questions, such as, “Could you recommend any other places to go with children?”

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Follow up

If you like somebody, why don’t you suggest catching up another time – with or without your little ones in tow?


Stay in contact

Your time is precious and there’s so much to do, but sending a quick text to check how someone else is doing is a good way to encourage a new friendship.

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