Consider documenting your parenting interactions with your children and your relationship satisfaction: The results may be alarming

Acknowledging how parenting can affect your marriage is the first step to minimising any negative impact. But secondly, understanding each other’s parenting style, this is where true collaboration and support in each other’s parenting efforts can make a difference. By developing an understanding of how you and your partner each parent your children, you can … Continue reading Consider documenting your parenting interactions with your children and your relationship satisfaction: The results may be alarming

What parental figures influence your child(ren) and your relationship as a parent?

Understanding each other’s parenting style is where true collaboration and support in each other’s parenting efforts can make a huge difference. Consider other parental figures who influence your child(ren) – grandparents, step-parents, co-parents, etc. How do these other “parents” affect the effort you and your partner put into parenting? Discuss how you and your partner … Continue reading What parental figures influence your child(ren) and your relationship as a parent?

How well do you support your partner as a parent?

Parenting can significantly impact the relationship you have with your partner and acknowledging this is the first step to minimising any negative impact. However when you bring in the complexity of different parenting styles, that is when the tension can rise between couples. Discuss these questions with your partner: How well do you support your … Continue reading How well do you support your partner as a parent?

An easy way to increase confidence in parenting is to work on strengthening parenting skills and receive encouragement and support from your partner

Acknowledging how parenting can affect your marriage is the first step to minimising any negative impact. But secondly, understanding each other’s parenting style, this is where true collaboration and support in each other’s parenting efforts can make a difference. Consider your relationship before and after having kids: What are the significant differences regarding communication, intimacy, … Continue reading An easy way to increase confidence in parenting is to work on strengthening parenting skills and receive encouragement and support from your partner

Understanding each other’s parenting style is where true collaboration and support in each other’s parenting efforts can make a difference

Parenting can significantly impact the relationship you have with your partner, however when you bring in the complexity of different parenting styles, that is when the tension can rise between couples. Acknowledging how parenting can affect your marriage is the first step to minimising any negative impact. But secondly, understanding each other’s parenting style, this … Continue reading Understanding each other’s parenting style is where true collaboration and support in each other’s parenting efforts can make a difference

Parenting is a rewarding experience, but can really have an impact on you as a person and can significantly impact the relationship you have with your partner

If you’re a parent, you probably agree parenting is incredibly challenging, but ultimately it’s worth it. Since it is such a rewarding experience, parenting can really have an impact on you as a person. Parenting can also significantly impact the relationship you have with your partner. Research has shown that having a child often adds … Continue reading Parenting is a rewarding experience, but can really have an impact on you as a person and can significantly impact the relationship you have with your partner