Children Change a Marriage – MM #93

When children come into a marriage, they sure do change the dynamics between both spouses! Sometimes the change is for the better. That is because children are cute and can bring times of laughter and fun. But other times they bring added challenges, which can cause stress fractures within the Read More…

MARRIAGE: It’s Little Things That Matter Most

A solid, stable relationship between partners is especially important when children enter the picture, according to Sherry Finneran, co-director at the Family Education Center. This is true for two reasons. “The first is because parents model how to have a loving relationship. The second is because it’s a lot more Read More…

Children Are Hard On A Marriage

Why this sudden surge in marital discomfort? According to Gottman, it’s partly because parents are tired and don’t have a lot of time for themselves. Another reason is that parenting is much more work than most couples expect. And it’s easy to let the pressure come between them. Whatever the Read More…

VOWS TO YOUR NEW CHILDREN – It’s Never Too Late

When two people marry they exchange vows with each other. These are promises given to each other that they will love, honor, help and uphold each other. These promises are to be honored through ALL circumstances that life may bring. Vows are important because they bring to light the seriousness Read More…

Questions to Ask Each Other Concerning Child Rearing

In many premarital counseling programs the issue of child rearing is not dealt with in great detail. This is usually because of a time factor. Also, it’s because most couples are more concerned with immediate issues such as finances, marriage plans, and the sexual side of marriage. Some couples do Read More…