'Thriving With Kids'

Defining Our Values for Ourselves and Our Family

Defining Our Values for Ourselves and Our Family

(Post by  RHONA BERENS, PhD, CPCC) In my last post, I discussed how easy it is to assume that we share values with our spouse, only to find out that we have different definitions of the same read more

The Value of Values to Our Relationships & Parenting

The Value of Values to Our Relationships & Parenting

(Post by  RHONA BERENS, PhD, CPCC) “We share the same values.” Many among us claim shared values with our spouses, me included. That belief is often a bullet-point in our romance-cliff-notes, the story of how we got read more

The Year in Review: Our Relationship & Parenting Wins

The Year in Review: Our Relationship & Parenting Wins

(Post by  RHONA BERENS, PhD, CPCC) Whenever this time of year rolls around, I feel the tug of the future: What are my New Year’s resolutions? What do I want to invite into my life, my relationship read more

Did Your Relationship Suffer After Kids?

Did Your Relationship Suffer After Kids?

(Post by RHONA BERENS, PhD, CPCC) When it comes to relationships, I’m a research junkie. I love studies about the things that foster and hinder couples’ happiness and fulfillment. Familiarizing myself with the research helps me improve read more