Moving into parenthood is typically a time of great joy and excitement, but it also brings fatigue, stress, and conflict. This unique and innovative guide offers indispensable advice on how to protect and preserve your marriage and take care of yourselves as you become parents. Based on scientific research and containing real-life examples, Becoming Parents challenges you to seize this opportunity to really thrive in you relationship.
"Becoming Parents teaches survival skills necessary to raise yourchild, while managing to thrive in your marriage. If you'rethinking about having kids, read this book." (John Gray, author,Men Are from Mars, Women Are from Venus
"Marriages, like children, need constant care and nurturing ifthey're going to thrive and develop. This book offers all parents aclear, concise, and wonderfully insightful program that will go along way toward making marriages?and families?stronger andhealthier." (Armin A. Brott, author of The Expectant Father: Facts,Tips, and Advice for Dads-to-Be and A Dad's Guide to the ToddlerYears)
"Anyone can figure out how to put a diaper on a baby-but how do youkeep your marriage strong and stable as you become parents?Finally, a book that teaches survival skills to help couples whoare on the road to parenthood stay connected and happy." (SuzanneM. Lewis, Lamaze Certified Childbirth Educator)
"Becoming Parents zeroes in on the problems that can strain amarriage and offers practical techniques to help couples talk andsolve problems. Research-based and clearly written, this book willincrease the joys and decrease the stresses of parenthood." (PennySimkin, coauthor, Pregnancy, Childbirth and the Newborn: TheComplete Guide)
"...really believe that much can be gained from reading, studying,and discussing it." (International Journal of Adolescent MedicalHealth, Vol.13, No.4, 2001)
"...this book is likely to be an asset to any new parent."(Counselling & Psychotherapy Journal, February 2001)
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