I'm Emily.

hey there!

and i believe friends are not a nice-to-have, they're a must-have.

but as it turns out.....

Rewind to 2009 and my brand-new husband and I had just moved halfway across the country – leaving behind our hometown of family and life-long friends.

We thought it would be an adventure! And having moved a few times as a kid, I thought making a new circle of friends would be no big deal.

I haven't always had the friendships I've craved.

But that's because...

SoI started to settle.

For starters, there’s no built-in consistency of going to school or weekly extra-curricular activities.

And having been through a few friendship heartbreaks over the years (#thanksmiddleschool) - I was more guarded, and so was everyone else (at least so it seemed)





Making friends as an adult is waaaay harder than when we were kids!

And then one day, I just couldn’t settle anymore.

…for surface-level connections
…for social media being my only connection outside of my husband
…for sporadic trips back home to fill up on friend-time






That is when my circle exploded overnight!

And as I set out to find them (again!), I soon discovered that I was in my own way. Turns out, in an effort to protect myself from rejection, I had been pre-rejecting potential friends. Making the assumption they were set on friends, or too busy, or too cool for me, anyway.

Once I stopped going into every connection assuming they DIDN’T want to be my friend, and instead assumed EVERYONE wanted to be my friend.  That’s when everything changed.

I needed in-real-life friends, and I couldn't wait one more minute to figure out how to make it happen.

something had to change.

And now I had the added challenge of TIME (or lack thereof!)




But then, we moved again. 

this time with a baby along for the ride.

I had to figure out how to make friends in the midst of my new demanding schedule as a first-time mom. 



Because life is not meant to be done alone.

But I figured out how to make space for friendship without feeling like I was sacrificing precious family time.

It took some trial and error...

Or, adding more one more thing to my already to-long to do list!







and it’s so much sweeter when it’s shared. 

And now, that's what I love helping moms do, too...

Find the confidence - and space - to pursue life-giving friendships
(even in the midst of busy mom life!)





- liz Allen

I struggled with feeling silly and shy to approach other moms, but after working with Emily, she helped me gain the confidence I needed to enable to initiate. One day at daycare I initiated the conversation and exchanged Facebook accounts. Which led to our first playdate - and now my first real mom friend!


She helped me gain the confidence I needed to make my first real mom friend!


- Justin wright

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holy cow! she helped me double my revenue in just a few months!


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Founder of the Connected Mom Life Community, Emily is a fierce believer that connections are not a nice-to-have, they're a must have. And she is on a mission to help moms create more of them.

She believes with her whole heart that we weren’t made to mom alone, and wants to see us stop trying. Because every mom deserves a circle of life-giving friends and she is here to hold their hand and cheer them on as they make it happen. 
 


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