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Making New Year’s Resolutions? Here’s How to Set Yourself up for Success

Making New Year’s Resolutions? Here’s How to Set Yourself up for Success

New Year, New You!
Gym memberships galore!
Whole30!
Keto!
Quick-fix weight loss!
Make this year the year you get your life together!

Sounds great, doesn’t it? Many of us now roll our eyes at the idea of New Year’s resolutions and claim we’re far more enlightened than to stoop to making unrealistic pledges about overhauling our lives. But if we look deep down, many of us (myself included!) still have some deep longing to make this year the one where we start to do things a bit different than before.

New Mamas: The Greatest Gift You can Give Your Partner

New Mamas: The Greatest Gift You can Give Your Partner

Hey there new mama. I see you there, with your fresh new baby in your arms. Listening to the sounds of her sweet baby breath. Tracing the outlines of his tiny, perfect lips. Breathing in all the new baby smells. Covering every last inch of that little one with kisses. Marvelling that this tiny being was inside your body only weeks, days, or even just hours ago. Wanting to soak up all this newness and beauty, and not miss a second of it. Wanting to show the world that you are the Mama, and you can do this!

New Dads: Five Gifts to Give Your Partner (That Don’t Cost a Thing!)

New Dads: Five Gifts to Give Your Partner (That Don’t Cost a Thing!)

You’ve heard of the “push present”, right? You know the one - where a dutiful husband goes and buys his lady something shiny to show how much he appreciates her hard work in growing and birthing your little angel. Push presents are great. But there are other gifts you can give your partner that don’t cost a thing, and will likely be even more meaningful to her as you build your family together.

What Really Happens in Couples Counselling?

What Really Happens in Couples Counselling?

Entering couples counselling is a risk. You agonize for weeks, months, maybe even years about whether to do this. You've had discussions with your partner about whether you really need counselling. You wonder how you'll fit another commitment into your already busy schedule. You wonder whether it will even work. Will this be worth it?