Sep 15 2023
What We Wish We Knew Before We Became Parents
When Tiffany turned 28, a mere five days after the birth of her daughter Nova, she was overwhelmed with a whirlwind of emotions. Her birthday was marked by the joy of welcoming a new life and the challenges of dealing with Nova's premature birth and jaundice. Journey with us, Moe Ari and Tiffany, as we navigate the highs and lows of parenthood, sharing our raw and honest experiences.
In the throes of sleep deprivation and postpartum emotions, we underline the importance of creating a support system and maintaining a work-life balance. Listen in as we share practical advice on preserving intimacy and marital satisfaction while caring for a newborn. We explore the delicate balance of creating a nurturing environment for the baby, scheduling, and planning. We also touch on the significance of professional help during this period, helping you understand the value of a community that shares postpartum experiences and supports each other.
Parenthood drastically changes relationships, and we delve into the depths of relationship satisfaction postpartum. We discuss the complex dynamics of transitioning relationships, setting boundaries, and understanding different co-parenting relationships that emerge due to parenthood. Join us as we conclude with a stimulating challenge: Would you rather have seven kids or none? We invite you to join this journey as we strive to be our #LoveGoals.
Be Your Own #LoveGoals Podcast with Moe Ari and Tiffany is the go-to podcast for millennials, love, dating, marriage, partnership, and relationships.
This dynamic duo has been navigating partnership, love, and family for almost a decade. Each episode offers insightful tools for maintaining healthy relationships, healing, and guiding the work of becoming your own #lovegoals!
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(0:00:08) - Navigating Parenthood and Birthday Disappointments
On Tiffany's birthday, Tiffany celebrated becoming a mom while her daughter dealt with jaundice, but she was grateful for family support.
(0:10:24) - Navigating Parenthood and Creating Support Groups
Unpaid leave, understanding, compassion, sleep deprivation, postpartum experiences, and creating a supportive community are discussed to help parents balance work and family life.
(0:14:20) - Supporting and Staying Connected After Baby
Creating time and space for self-care, connecting with a partner, and intentional moments of connection with oneself are vital for carrying parents.
(0:18:32) - Creating Intimacy After Having a Baby
Parents create safe, nurturing environments, plan time for intimacy, create soothing spaces, engage senses, and talk to a professional.
(0:23:38) - Managing Marital Satisfaction After Having Children
Proactive steps to support relationships with children and partners, scheduling postpartum visits, date nights, and co-parenting dynamics are discussed.
(0:28:17) - Navigating Relationship Satisfaction Postpartum
Co-parenting boundaries, transitioning relationships, and being one's own love goals were discussed, plus a game of truth or truth.
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