One of my goals for 2018 was to spend more time with my friends, as well as make new friends! As a working mother I may not have a whole lot of free time but I’ve learned that it is essential to simply make the time. I didn’t notice it at first, but my once carefree mornings are now busy and rushed, and the phone calls I used to make daily to chat with my best friend slowly turned into every other week (or month!) catch up calls. I knew this had to change so, this year I pledge to be more present.