Parenting

It’s natural to feel both absorbed in your baby and worn out, so that any extra tug from someone else can seem like a burden. From personal experience and professional contact with thousands of parents, we think it’s a terrible mistake to set your husband...

Moms deal with so many feelings and needs and wants in her children and partner that the stress builds up over the course of a day. Here’s a summary of practical methods for letting go....

These days, dads too (like moms) are pulled in different directions by changing expectations about their proper role in the family coupled with unrelenting pressures to be a successful breadwinner. Find out how to be an excellent team player in the role of childrearing....

It is often true that a father wishes his partner understood him more. Since most of our columns focus on addressing the needs of mothers – let’s take a moment to explore empathy for a father. ...

Many new fathers – not all, to be sure – love their children enormously . . . but from a safe distance. Here we’ll discuss a variety of ways to get dad more involved with the baby....

Fundamentally, empathy is a skill, like any other, and you can get better at it. And much the same, you can ask your partner to get better at it, too! Getting better at empathy will only help a person become a better parent....

Here are some questions that you can use as a checklist to help yourself communicate authentically and skillfully – so that the outside you show the world more closely matches your insides....

Sometimes two people seem like they’re just an inch away from falling in love again – but somehow it never quite clicks and they keep on slowly drifting apart. In this column we explore the foundations of marriage and ways to show that your partner...

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