If you are reading this book, you are probably considering or have already embarked on the most challenging and rewarding adventure of life: parenthood. Moving into parenthood is typically a time of great joy and excitement, but it also brings fatigue, stress, and conflict. From the authors of the best-selling Fighting for Your Marriage and A Lasting Promise, this unique and innovative guide offers indispensable advice on how to protect and preserve your marriage and take care of yourselves as you become parents. Based on scientific research and containing real-life examples, Becoming Parents challenges you to seize this opportunity to really thrive in your relationship and in parenting together as a team.
The information in this book is based on the work of many experts on marriage, the family, the transition to parenthood, and health promotion. The material presented in this book is organized into four parts, each with a number of chapter, which present these topics related to becoming a parent: