We are all familiar with the experience of feeling stressed out and stretched beyond what we feel capable of handling. In these instances, many of us turn to our friends or close family for connection, assurance, and a place to release and vent our frustrations or worries.
These trusted relationships play a crucial role in our lives, especially when we are dealing with stress. The truth is- we need each other. When a mom friend comes to you stressed, overwhelmed and frustrated, what are some helpful ways to respond and what is less than helpful to say?