Building Couple Time Blog

Welcome to the Building Couple Time Blog!

Nov 25, 2020

Welcome to Building Couple Time With Your Family in Mind! 

This is an online, educational series of tips and strategies for couples and individuals who are just starting their families, or have young kids, and want to keep their marriage/relationship alive.   

Founder, Lori J....

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Thanksgiving and Pandemic Tips for Simple Living

Nov 25, 2020

What a Pandemic Can Teach You About Simple Living 

With the Thanksgiving holiday here, many couples with young children are struggling to celebrate without their extended families.  COVID-19 has disrupted your daily routines and your upcoming holidays, but it has also had a few positive...

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Get Off the Hamster Wheel of Perfection 

Oct 18, 2020

Your worth is not determined by your achievements or accomplishments.  You are lovable and acceptable just the way you are now.  

Here are some tips to help you get off the hamster wheel of perfection:

Tip #1  Self-Talk: Change perfectionistic thinking to positive and...

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Mom Calm Ideas

Oct 01, 2020

Mom Calm Ideas:

I recently met with a group of moms with young children as a way to understand their struggles during Covid, and help them carve out some me-time, even though it seems there’s never enough time for mom. 

One mom said, “I can tell that my family feels calmer and...

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Stress-Reducing Tips for You 😘❤️

May 10, 2020

Happy Mother’s Day to all you Mamas with young kiddos! 

What a great day to relax and be pampered by your partner and your family.  Remember, your happiness trickles down to their happiness.

While many of you and your families are being impacted by Covid-19, you are probably...

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Is the cabin fever getting to you?

Apr 14, 2020

Dear Moms and Couples with young children,

I've been thinking about all the chaos and stress in the world, during this Covid-19 pandemic, and was wondering how to help moms and couples with young children, like you who are stuck at home.

Check out these 75 ideas to survive your cabin fever and...

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Carving Out Calm

Apr 03, 2020

Dear Moms with young children ,

While you are probably experiencing a lot of fear and uncertainty with this COVID-19 pandemic, I wanted you to know I’m thinking of you and your families especially during this time, and wanted to send you a free gift.

Just the other day, I heard a...

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Mama, You've Got This!

Jan 23, 2020

Mama, You’ve Got This!

There are so many unknowns and new territory to discover when you’re raising young children.  It’s no wonder you may struggle with self-doubt and guilt about your decisions.

You are not alone.  After working with Mamas with young children...

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Moms, Remember to Laugh

Oct 02, 2019

Dear Moms,

You deserve a laugh today.  I wanted to share this amazing mom who reminds us about the simple joys in life.

Check this out for a good laugh just for mom:  https://youtu.be/aHeCqUOTbRc

Enjoy,

Lori

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"Having Children Magnified Our Differences"

Jul 31, 2019

I recently had a new mom of one-year-old twins email me with this important and common concern: 

“Having children magnified our differences . . .  every decision became more about who was right and who was wrong, and pushed us very far apart. When you feel so far apart, you begin...

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