Parenting Takes a Toll
After a couple has a child, each partner's individual satisfaction may increase, but we have seen time and time again the marital satisfaction will likely decrease. We also know it is completely normal for each partner to approach parenting differently, which can cause stress on the relationship. Don't let parenting ware down marriage, instead help couples see parenting as a way to grow closer together.
A Balance is Needed
It is vital to keep your marriage at the center of your life, but when you're a parent, it's easy to let your kids become the center of your attention. By finding balance in being both parent and partner, individuals will become more confident in their parenting and relationship skills.
Each Child is Different
No two parents will have the same relationship with their child. On top of that, the parent/child relationship will be different for each child. This may unintentionally show up as favoring one child over the other. Help parents understand their particular parenting style with each child.
Every family is different and it's hard to know how to guide your couples. This version of the P/E assessment looks at a variety of important family functions, such as family communication, child behavioral concerns, and parenting stress, all while keeping the couple at the center of your focus.
Each parent will have their own idea for how to parent their children. Illuminate understanding of each other's differences to help couples be more unified in their parenting. Greater appreciation for how each partner parents will help the couple build their confidence in parenting.