I just had the most amazing weekend. Before you throw up in your mouth and leave the page, wait, I promise I won't be bubbling out love for my hubby this whole time. My kids went to my parents and my husband and I got away to Vermont for the weekend. We had some amazing … Continue reading Isn’t this the most wonderful time of your life – a look at where parenting myths may come from
Looks like someone has been watching me. 😳 But seriously it's crazy how much of our behaviors our kids copy - for better or worse.
What if I told you that commitment was more than just saying "I do" - that it meant diving in head first, really diving in, and not waiting on the edge weighing your options. Some of us commit before we are married and some of us take years after to really commit. So what is … Continue reading Down the rabbit hole we go – commitment
Having a baby is a huge adjustment to any couple's life. It rocks the foundation on which you have built your lives and even the strongest relationships can feel some tremors. It may seem impossible, but it's more important than ever to make sure you put your relationship first. When I was pregnant with my … Continue reading Who’s this stranger sleeping next to me – the importance of connection after the baby arrives
Saying sorry is tough. Nobody likes to admit when they are wrong, however some of us do better at it than others. I already talked to you about how to fight like a pro - now we talk about how to handle when you have screwed up. First thing is first - don't apologize if you … Continue reading How to apologize and mean it
So this is a topic I feel like has come up a couple of times in session in the past couple weeks. It's something that comes up with all of my clients - individuals, couples, and families - and something that I think that we all struggle with. Resolving conflicts can be so hard - … Continue reading Lets get ready to rumble – how to fight like a pro
Well I'm sure that's not actually true as it's an absolute (like the words "always" or "never") and absolutes are rarely accurate. When it comes to me, however, I usually have to be dragged kicking and screaming to get to therapy, but I do end up going. Wait, what - you may ask. But I'm … Continue reading I want to go to therapy – said no one ever.