Get to Know Your Neighbors This Summer: 6 Ways to Connect

The spring we moved to Seattle five years ago I didn’t see a single soul outside of our house for more than a minute or two. People moved quickly from their cars to their door, draped in raincoats and rushing wearily inside as the downpour drenched them. At that point, I longed for friendship and a sense of belonging. I’d just given birth to my third daughter, it was my first time being home full-time with our three young girls, and I was feeling desperately overwhelmed and alone. Since we’d moved from California, I hadn’t been used to the way