New York City has a population that exceeds 8.3 million people.
And amongst this sea of people, I was lonely. Because, like many of you, I let myself get caught up in the day to day and forgot to look at the big picture. I focused on studying, working, making sure that we had enough diapers, that the dishes were washed, that the laundry was folded (or at least clean), and all those little tasks that make up, what I thought, was a full life.
But I had no friends. No one to speak with. No one to share my passions, rants or opinions with.
And one lonely day at work, I created a blog.
What I didn't realize at that moment was that I was creating friendships.
Friendships with women in all walks of life. Some with toddlers, some with teenagers and some with no kids at all. Together, we have laughed, cried, and shared so much with whom some might call strangers... But we know better than that. We aren't strangers. We're part of a community. We are friends.
So on this day, in the spirit of Valentine's Day, I would just like to say ...
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