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Welcome to the Building Couple Time Blog!

Apr 06, 2021

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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What New Moms Are Really Feeling...

Apr 06, 2021

“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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"How to Find Happiness in a F'd Up World"

Jan 25, 2021

His title really spoke to me as I was listening to Elisha Goldstein, Ph.D.’s talk about finding ways to feel better during difficult times. 

Since I am obsessed with helping moms and couples with young kiddos in keeping their love and happiness alive, while busily raising their...

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The Backup Plan: Mothers

Dec 08, 2020

Although more dads have been much more involved with childcare than generations past, when the pandemic hit it was moms who took on the additional child care duties, teaching, and even quit their jobs.

Moms, with young and school-age children please take care of yourselves as you continue to make...

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Thanksgiving and Pandemic Tips for Simple Living

Nov 25, 2020

What a Pandemic Can Teach You About Simple Living 

With the Thanksgiving holiday here, many couples with young children are struggling to celebrate without their extended families.  COVID-19 has disrupted your daily routines and your upcoming holidays, but it has also had a few positive...

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Get Off the Hamster Wheel of Perfection 

Oct 18, 2020

Your worth is not determined by your achievements or accomplishments.  You are lovable and acceptable just the way you are now.  

Here are some tips to help you get off the hamster wheel of perfection:

Tip #1  Self-Talk: Change perfectionistic thinking to positive and...

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Mom Calm Ideas

Oct 01, 2020

Mom Calm Ideas:

I recently met with a group of moms with young children as a way to understand their struggles during Covid, and help them carve out some me-time, even though it seems there’s never enough time for mom. 

One mom said, “I can tell that my family feels calmer and...

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Stress-Reducing Tips for You 😘❤️

May 10, 2020

Happy Mother’s Day to all you Mamas with young kiddos! 

What a great day to relax and be pampered by your partner and your family.  Remember, your happiness trickles down to their happiness.

While many of you and your families are being impacted by Covid-19, you are probably...

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Is the cabin fever getting to you?

Apr 14, 2020

Dear Moms and Couples with young children,

I've been thinking about all the chaos and stress in the world, during this Covid-19 pandemic, and was wondering how to help moms and couples with young children, like you who are stuck at home.

Check out these 75 ideas to survive your cabin fever and...

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Carving Out Calm

Apr 03, 2020

Dear Moms with young children ,

While you are probably experiencing a lot of fear and uncertainty with this COVID-19 pandemic, I wanted you to know I’m thinking of you and your families especially during this time, and wanted to send you a free gift.

Just the other day, I heard a...

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