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Articles on Bringing up Children Together

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  • Working out how to be a parent together

    04 Nov 16:21

    In stressful times, couples can often find it hard to communicate and may feel misunderstood or ignored by their partner. During pregnancy and the first few months of a baby’s ... (continued)

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  • Shared parental leave

    08 Jun 11:29

    Shared parental leave could be the answer to a number of tricky issues like sharing childcare and other housework, but recent studies have shown that it may not be as straightforward as... (continued)

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  • Do parenting styles matter?

    21 Oct 17:22

    The idea that different parenting styles can have different effects on children’s behaviour has been around since the early 1990s. So what happens when your partner’s style ... (continued)

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  • From teething to timesheets: easing back into work after a baby

    17 Sep 15:18

    After having a baby, going back to work might be the last thing you want to think about. But the better prepared and supported you are, the easier the transition will be. That doesn&... (continued)

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  • Letting the in-laws interfere a bit

    05 Aug 16:01

    Though it might hurt at first, letting your in-laws interfere a little with your parenting may have a positive effect on you, your relationship, and your children. In-laws are often ... (continued)

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  • Having a baby doesn’t have to hurt your relationship

    20 Jul 10:02

    If you're about to have a baby, you may have heard all manner of scare stories about how your relationship will suffer. It doesn’t always have to be that way. We’ve scou... (continued)

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  • Your Brief Guide to Shared Parental Leave

    14 Apr 09:46

    You may have heard a lot about Shared Parental Leave (SPL) in the last week. The new rights, which allow both parents/partners to share up to 50 weeks of leave between them after the bi... (continued)

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  • Two thirds of men would be happy to be a stay-at-home dad

    30 Mar 16:09

    Despite mums traditionally dealing with the majority of childcare, a new study has revealed that three quarters of men would be happy to quit work during their son or daughter’s f... (continued)

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  • Set yourself relationship goals for 2015

    13 Jan 13:09

    At the start of the New Year everybody starts talking about the changes they want to make. Most say they want to lose weight, exercise more or drink less alcohol. Some set themselves bi... (continued)

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  • Tips for couples having a second child

    10 Sep 17:14

    Couples tend to get a lot of attention when they make the transition to parenthood. But when couples decide they want to have more children and extend the family, they don’t get t... (continued)

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  • An introduction to relationship advice

    18 Aug 13:18

    Welcome to the Relationship Advice section of thecoupleconnection.net. This website is designed to follow the the helping process that is divided in to five stages; exploring, understan... (continued)

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  • Deciding How to Bring Up The Children

    24 Nov 13:24

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  • Set yourself relationship goals for 2015

    13 Jan 13:09

    At the start of the New Year everybody starts talking about the changes they want to make. Most say they want to lose weight, exercise more or drink less alcohol. Some set themselves bi... (continued)

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  • Advice on Working Together to Raise the Children

    14 Aug 09:16

    Working together to raise your children can be confusing. Each of you will both have different ideas about how to pass on values, when to discipline and when to reward your children.... (continued)

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  • Did you Know this About Bringing Up Children?

    14 Aug 12:51

    Did you know that bringing up children causes tension for many couples? In a recent poll 26% of people surveyed said that bringing up children caused concern in their relationship. B... (continued)

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  • What Other Couples Say About Bringing Up Children

    14 Aug 13:00

    How we bring up children is influenced by who we are, what our parents did, and our values and views. Wanting to do the best for our children can mean parenting is a hot issue f... (continued)

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  • Step families come in all shapes and sizes – and babies change things

    14 Aug 14:49

    "You're going to have a new brother or sister." Any child hearing this is likely to experience a whole range of emotions. When couples who already have children from previ... (continued)

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  • Deciding how to bring up the children

    15 Aug 14:05

    Making decisions about parenting are hard. There are a lot of ideas around, but how do you know which are right? Once your baby arrives, family, friends, magazines, parenting gu... (continued)

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  • Parents working together

    15 Aug 14:13

    Agreeing on what boundaries to set for children can be a real cause of tension in your relationship with your partner. Without knowing it, a child can really take on power when paren... (continued)

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  • Understanding Bringing Up Children

    19 Aug 13:28

    When we decide we want to improve our relationship we’ll begin by identifying the area of our relationship that isn’t working well or the issue that seems to cause troubl... (continued)

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  • Step families come in all shapes and sizes – and babies change things

    14 Aug 14:49

    "You're going to have a new brother or sister." Any child hearing this is likely to experience a whole range of emotions. When couples who already have children from previ... (continued)

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  • Relationship Issues? Talk it out in the Listening Room

    06 Feb 14:52

    TheCoupleConnection has re-launched its Listening Room service to give you a safe, anonymous, online space where you can offload your relationship issues to trained counsellors. &nbs... (continued)

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  • An introduction to relationship advice

    18 Aug 13:18

    Welcome to the Relationship Advice section of thecoupleconnection.net. This website is designed to follow the the helping process that is divided in to five stages; exploring, understan... (continued)

    4 Comments Read more →
  • Set yourself relationship goals for 2015

    13 Jan 13:09

    At the start of the New Year everybody starts talking about the changes they want to make. Most say they want to lose weight, exercise more or drink less alcohol. Some set themselves bi... (continued)

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  • Deciding how to bring up the children

    15 Aug 14:05

    Making decisions about parenting are hard. There are a lot of ideas around, but how do you know which are right? Once your baby arrives, family, friends, magazines, parenting gu... (continued)

    2 Comments Read more →
  • Parents working together

    15 Aug 14:13

    Agreeing on what boundaries to set for children can be a real cause of tension in your relationship with your partner. Without knowing it, a child can really take on power when paren... (continued)

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  • A psychologist's perspective on becoming a parent

    21 Aug 14:55

    Having children – why it brings some couples together and drives others apart Having children is the single most life-changing event for any couple. Both men and women report t... (continued)

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  • What Other Couples Say About Bringing Up Children

    14 Aug 13:00

    How we bring up children is influenced by who we are, what our parents did, and our values and views. Wanting to do the best for our children can mean parenting is a hot issue f... (continued)

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  • Did you know this about same-sex relationships?

    17 Feb 12:03

    Did you know that same-sex partners are happier with the quality of their relationship than heterosexual couples? According to a survey by the Open University, same-sex couples are also... (continued)

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  • Did you know this about mothers?

    20 Mar 16:22

    Mothers - where would we be without them? When we’re little, they’re there to feed and clothe us, kiss our bumps and bruises and scare away any monsters hiding under the ... (continued)

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