Money is a source of stress in many relationships. Add the cost of children to the mix and it's no wonder persistent financial disagreements, especially around debt, dampen marital happiness, and why money problems are often among the top three issues faced by couples.
Could interactional synchrony be a way for us to reconnect with our spouses when the stresses of co-parenting, of work, of daily life wrench us apart? Give it a try with your own secret handshake.
Rhona Berens offers guidelines that can help new dads make the transition to fatherhood.
Conflicts skyrocket after birth; 90% of couples report a drop in relationship satisfaction after their first child; perpetual issues appear more frequently post-birth. Learn how you can beat the odds and make your fantasies-of-post-baby-relationship-bliss become reality.
The "R" word. Well, that's progress. At least we are calling it the "R" word, suggesting the entire word should not be spoken aloud. Retard. Retarded. As in, "I'm so retarded." "What a retard." Bantered about without much forethought--by most. It hurts those of us who have children who are, in fact, mentally retarded.
Even though I am so excited about having a baby with my soulmate, I still think I might be a little mad !. I have 2 that run me ragged already and now I want another!!! what is wrong with me? hehehehe. Thinking about it we will have 3 children and 2 dogs!. Seriously though I really am so excited about this because I know that my man will stand by me the whole way.
I'm pregnant with my fourth.. Yes my fourth. Eleven weeks in and we are getting ready to move five hours away. In february. With a 2,3, and 6 year old. Pregnant for my fourth and my chihuahua just had five puppies.. Life is crazy.. So I bet your wondering how I deal with it?? Simple.. My husband helps and I just stopped being so picky. My house doesn't have to be spotless.
Hello out there! I just found out 2 days ago that I am pregnant, probably only 4 weeks along. My life is a roller coaster and at a time where you'd think you would be crying or celebrating, I sit here almost in a comotosed trance, shell shocked. The thing is, I want another child.
So I will throw out the question to everyone in cyberspace: Am I being overly selfish when I say that I dont want ANYONE at the hospital before, during or after delivery except the baby's father?