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New Parents Are People Too: 8 Secrets to Surviving Parenthood as Individuals and as a Couple
Raising children is one of the most important jobs you will ever have... and one that comes without a training manual. First-time parents can feel overwhelmed and often neglect to nurture their relationship with each other while they take the first steps into the transition to parenthood. Using self-coaching strategies particularly appealing to busy couples, New Parents ...more
Paperback, 224 pages
Published September 1st 2007 by People Too Unlimited
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This book has several great exercises to assist couples who are preparing for parenthood. Most chapters applied to couples in the pre-pregnancy and pregnant stages but there were a few good chapters for new parents. I was drawn to the chapter on practicing patience. I read it three times. I struggle in this area but am improving -- thanks to self-help books like this one that offer various perspectives on handling patience based on your individual character.