50 Best At-Home Date Night Ideas for New Parents

50 Best At-Home Date Night Ideas for New Parents

You do not have to make fancy arrangements to enjoy a date night. At-home date night ideas can give you more chances to connect with your partner. No babysitter is required. Dressing up is optional and the options are endless. Finding a stay-at-home date night idea that you love will be a fun way to [...]

How to Identify Your Family Values

How to Identify Your Family Values

What are family values? They are the collective values that guide you as a family unit. Knowing your family values can be the key to success and growth with your people. If you do not know what is guiding your decisions and actions, how do you expect to move in the direction you want? In [...]

Is Your Communication Style Internal or External?

Is Your Communication Style Internal or External?

In a relationship, communication is key. However, most people are not taught their processing and communication styles. This can lead to misunderstanding and conflict, especially if you and your partner have a different communication style. What is an internal and external processor? An internal processor is someone who thinks to talk. He will likely spend [...]

The Five Love Languages After Having a Baby

The Five Love Languages After Having a Baby

Photo by cottonbro on Pexels.com At every point in your relationship, it is important to understand yourself and your partner. You need to know how you communicate and understand your needs. And, you need to know how your partner communicates their needs. Having a knowledge of the 5 love languages allows you to get a [...]

What Does it Mean to Be Touched Out and How Can I Feel Better?

What Does it Mean to Be Touched Out and How Can I Feel Better?

If you are feeling touched TF out, you might be wondering what has happened and what you need to feel better. Maybe you are snapping at your husband, wife, partner, or older child. Perhaps you feel your skin crawl when someone needs something from you. You might be avoiding things you typically would enjoy because [...]

The Invisible Load of Stay at Home Mom Life

The Invisible Load of Stay at Home Mom Life

What is the invisible load that stay-at-home moms carry? Is the role of a SAHM easy? The invisible load is the unseen, uncompensated workload someone carries. For stay-at-home moms, this can mean a number of roles in and out of the home.

How Do I Get My Husband to Help More with the Baby?

How Do I Get My Husband to Help More with the Baby?

Being the default parent means that care and decisions default to you. Some may use the term "primary parent." When discussing this, we are referring to the mental, physical, emotional, and logistical care that goes into parenthood and how that may or may not be split between parents in a partnership. If you are feeling like you are the "default parent" you might say or feel things like:

7 Ways Your Partner Can Step In After Baby

7 Ways Your Partner Can Step In After Baby

If you bring a baby into this world with a partner, it is a full-family change. It's easy to feel like the load falls more on the mom, but there are many ways a partner can help after you bring home your baby. Having husband, wife, or partner support after having a baby is so [...]

5 Great Ways to Tell Your Partner You’re Pregnant

5 Great Ways to Tell Your Partner You’re Pregnant

So you have confirmed all of the early pregnancy signs and are ready to share the news. It is time to make a pregnancy announcement and tell your partner that you are pregnant. You might be excited. You may be nervous. Or, you may not know how you feel yet. No matter how you feel [...]

You Need Boundaries After Baby

You Need Boundaries After Baby

Have you ever felt mean or even “bitchy” for needing and setting boundaries? Especially as women, we are often raised to be people pleasers. And yet, this is exhausting and doesn’t take our needs and desires into consideration. It is important to be a kind and giving person, but in order to truly do that, you need to establish boundaries.

Marriage After Baby: 5 Communication Tips to Save Your Relationship

Marriage After Baby: 5 Communication Tips to Save Your Relationship

By being purposeful about communicating your postpartum experience to your partner, you can improve the postpartum relationship and be a team in postpartum recovery.

Working Together with Your Partner After Baby

Working Together with Your Partner After Baby

These 5 communication tips just might help you increase understanding, decrease assumptions, be efficient and purposeful and enjoy your time together as a family more and be a team with your partner.