Building Couple Time Blog

Welcome to the Building Couple Time Blog!

Oct 02, 2019

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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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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7 Tips for a Creative Sex Life

Jun 03, 2019

New Parents are you struggling to get your sex life back?  

7 Tips for a Creative Sex Life!


Dear new parents and couples with young children.  Are you struggling to get your sex life back because you're so busy and tired from raising young children?

Check out my friend and colleague,...

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8 Key Questions for Blame-Free Conversations

May 23, 2019

New Parents Struggling to Communicate? 

8 Key Questions for Blame-Free Conversations 


New parents and couples with young children often struggle with patience and goodwill, especially when dealing with the multiple decisions that are part of everyday family life with young...

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A Mother’s Day Story

May 11, 2019

A Mother's Day Story:

The New Dad, an Infant Car Seat, and a Sitz Bath

I was hurrying out of the hospital to get to my car so I could pick up my mom after her surgery. As I was walking, I couldn’t help but notice this new dad carrying an infant car seat in one hand, and a sitz...

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Help My Child Won't Go To Sleep!

Mar 13, 2019

Building Couple Time Tip: 

Help My Child Won't Go To Sleep! 


Are you a couple with a baby or young child and are dying to get some sleep, but your child won’t get on the same page?

I remember when my kids were young and how grateful I was when we could all get a good night's...

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Turn Resentment into Appreciation!

Feb 05, 2019

Building Couple Time Tip: 

Feeling Misunderstood and Resentful?

Turn Resentment into Appreciation! 


Are you a tired parent with baby and/or toddler who often feels misunderstood and resentful towards your partner?  

It’s not your fault!  Many couples like you...

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New Parents | Ease Up On Unrealistic Expectations!

Dec 10, 2018

Building Couple Time Tip: 

New Parents:  Ease Up on Unrealistic Expectations! 


It’s very common for you to continue to expect you should forge ahead with your new families, not appreciating the increase in unexpected changes, child care, couple care, fatigue, increased work...

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Juggling Marriage, Young Children, and Work?

Nov 12, 2018

Building Couple Time Tip:  

Try a Digital Detox to Balance Work and Family Life 


When you’re “Building Couple Time With your Family in Mind” we feel that happy and healthy couples make for happy and healthy young children and families. This means, then, that...

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