Episode 02: Making mom friends with Melanie Dale


What’s scarier: a swanky cocktail party where you don’t know anyone, or trying to break into the mom circle at your local park? In this episode, Lesley and Ashlee talk with author Melanie Dale about why friendship with other moms is so important, the four bases in a mom dating relationship, and how to take a friendship to the next level. Plus, the easiest way to feel pretty when you’re six months pregnant.

Show Notes

Host: Lesley Miller 
Co-Host: Ashlee Gadd 
Guest: Melanie Dale

Links from this episode

Melanie Dale is the author of Women Are Scary: The Totally Awkward Adventure of Finding Mom Friends.

The original post that went viral: Dating For Moms

She blogs at www.unexpected.org and can be found on Twitter, Facebook, Instagram and Coffee + Crumbs.

Pre-order her next book, It’s Not Fair: Learning to Love the Life You Didn’t Choose, which releases this August.

The voicemail app that Lesley and Ashlee use to keep in touch.


this pretty nursing nightgown (we love the floral option, too!).