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Having a Baby? Now is a Great Time for a Relationship Check-Up

Having a Baby? Now is a Great Time for a Relationship Check-Up

Did you know that pregnancy and early parenthood is a prime time to bond with your partner? Your body is producing oxytocin, aka “the love hormone”, and this makes you more likely to feel close to your growing baby and to your partner (emotionally, even if not physically, because let’s be honest, pregnancy can also make you feel gross).

Best of Thriving Families this Week

I recently started a 30-day blogging challenge. While I'm not going to do it all in 30 days, I will get those 30 blogs written! Here's a round-up of the 5 most popular blog posts since I've started.

1. The Bad Mom
Ever feel like the Worst Mom Ever? You're not alone. Read on for ideas of how to kick negative thinking to the curb

2. What Really Happens in Couples Counselling
A not-so-secret look inside the first session of counselling (spoiler alert: it's not as scary as you think!)

3. 5 Ways to Rekindle the Spark
When the flame has sizzled out, here's how to reconnect.

4. Added Value
Making those we love feel valued is one of the most important things you can do. Here's what to do.

5. How to Stay Calm in the Moment
Kids driving you up the wall? S.T.O.P. and then react.

There you have it. Thank you for taking the time to read my blog, it has been a journey for me. Feel free to comment or contact me if you have topics you want to read about. And of course, if you're struggling in a relationship, whether romantic or parenting, please contact me to talk about how counselling or parent coaching can help you.