What’s Important to You About That? Asking Powerful Questions for Our Relationships & for Our Kid

What’s Important to You About That? Asking Powerful Questions for Our Relationships & for Our Kid

What’s Important to You About That? Asking Powerful Questions for Our Relationships & for Our Kids

My preschooler has become a skilled “whyer”: Why does the sun go down at night? Why is my hair brown? Why do I have a baby brother and not a sister? Why-questions help her learn; they signal her curiosity and thirst for knowledge. In other words, when we’re kids, why-questions are educational tools.

By the time we become spouses and parents,...

Helping New Dads Transition to Parenthood

Helping New Dads Transition to Parenthood

I was telling a friend who has three kids—and works with pregnant women during delivery & postpartum—that I’ve heard a few new dads share the following: It was hard for me to deal with my wife’s total focus on our newborn. It seemed like our relationship no longer existed for her, and I felt useless with our baby.  How did my friend respond?