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This isn’t advice you hear everyday: strengthen your marriage by picking up your smartphone.

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We put out a poll on Facebook asking viewers if they sleep in a separate bedroom from their spouse. Most don’t, but some couples do sleep in different beds.

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Every family has their bedtime routine. Jammies, brush teeth, bedtime story, or whatever works in your house.

Your children’s bedtime isn’t just the transition from daytime to nighttime. It’s a sacred window that’s perfect for deepening your connection.
Plus, when you and your kiddos know what to expect each night you will both be able to fall asleep more easily and avoid the roller coaster of sleep-related drama.
Ben and I have a GREAT respect for parents and their kiddos’ bedtime routines. At our recent sleepover with our nieces and nephew, 7, 5 and 3-year old twins, we saw first-hand just how tricky it can be. Before bed, do you wear them out and have them jump and dance all over the room? Or do you dim the lights and softened the music so they start to relax? Different things work for different children, it seems. My goal was to just make sure that everyone was alive and unharmed until their parents’ arrival. Nothing impressive. (Maybe the pictures will work during this intro? There’s a video clip, too, if we could find it together.) Continue Reading…

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Couples sometimes worry that therapists are judging them or sizing them up.

We were surprised by a headline we saw recently. More older Americans are cheating on their spouses than younger ones.

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Couples sometimes worry that therapists are judging them or sizing them up.

Strengthening your connection with your spouse can have a lot to do with the space in-between your relationship.

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