Most of my IRL friends are not moms and sometimes they just don't get it, ya know? So I'm here to school all the non moms on how to interact with their tot toting counter parts.
When you ask "So, how's the baby?" do not expect to get a simple one word answer. You will hear all about the sleep troubles, teething troubles, milestones, and things that I think are adorable that you could care less about. Unfortunately there is no way around this because if you don't ask me how my kid is doing, I will blog about what a bitch you are. So you need to just suck it up on this point.
I can talk about things besides the baby. I read books that don't involve cats in hats. I watch movies that don't involve singing mermaids. And I watch TV shows that don't involve four grown men wiggling it up. We can talk about other things. Don't feel obligated to ONLY talk about the baby or assume that's all I want to talk about.
Invite me places. Maybe I can go, maybe I can't, but that's not the point. The point is that you thought of me and wanted to include me. I had a baby. I didn't fall off the face of the earth, I still like to do stuff sans baby.
The best times to call me on the phone is after bed time or on my commute home. Calling me during bath time, or God forbid bed time, I will fly into a rage and not be your friend for 2 days.