first five years


4 tips for a stronger marriage post-baby

A baby won't change anything. We'll be the same couple we've always been. 

A baby will change everything. Our entire world will revolve around this child.

First-time parents often lean one way or the other when anticipating what their post-baby life will be like. But neither perspective paints the entire picture. 

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Married with kids: How to keep your relationship strong

If you’re married with kids, you’re probably keenly aware of that all too elusive commodity – time. 

Your kids are in school, their schedules are packed with extra-curricular activities and you might both be working. Maybe you volunteer in your community, stay connected with friends, go to a Bible study and make it home with just enough time to do some chores before falling asleep when your head hits the pillow. 

Read more: Married with kids: How to keep your relationship strong

Q&A: Discovering that married life can be hard

Question: My spouse and I still love each other, but married life bears little resemblance to the hopes and dreams we had while we were dating. Hardships and disappointments are beginning to wear us down. Sometimes I actually find myself thinking that I’d be better off on my own. Is this normal?

Read more: Q&A: Discovering that married life can be hard

Q&A: Do kids change your life?

Question: My spouse and I have been thinking about starting a family, but for a number of reasons we’re nervous about “taking the plunge.” Do kids really change your life – and your marriage – as much as some people claim they do?

Read more: Q&A: Do kids change your life?

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