Building Couple Time Blog

Welcome to the Building Couple Time Blog!

Mar 13, 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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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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One Vital Meeting to Save Your Job and Your Marriage

Oct 05, 2018

Building Couple Time Tip: 

One Vital Meeting to Save Your Job and Your Marriage 


What if your job depended on one vital meeting a week that you must attend or you’ll lose your job!  You would probably prioritize that meeting above everything else.  No excuses! 

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Family Play Date | Feel the Love and Laughter with Your Entire Family!

Jul 09, 2018

Building Couple Time Tip: 

Family Play Date:  Feel the love and laughter with your entire family! 


Yes, it’s important to carve out couple time and me time, so that your young children have parents who are happy and filled up.  Trust me, your children feel your...

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How to Save Your Marriage in One Step

Jun 05, 2018

Building Couple Time Tip:

“How to Save your Marriage in One Step” 


In this great blog post by my colleague and friend, Kim Bowen, LPC, founder of The Marriage Place, she shares how focusing on the positive in your marriage for 90 days can transform your marriage.

Now for you...

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5 Free Marriage Tips for New Parents!

May 15, 2018

Building Couple Time Tip: 

5 Free Marriage Tips for New Parents


Tip #1: Acknowledge that the first 6 months to a year after baby

involves major adjustments of time and energy for everyone. Both of you are probably trying really hard to adjust to your new roles as parents....

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What New Moms Are Really Feeling...

Apr 17, 2018

“I feel more stress and anxiety with having young kids and I worry about losing the connection with my husband.” 

“I don’t want to be a startup widow.” 

“I am more frustrated with not getting enough space for me.” 

“I want to make...

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