56 min

So you think you’re ready for kids? Parenthood Before Anyone Else - BAE Podcast

    • Relationships

Becoming parents can be an incredible step to take with your partner. Yet, it also has the potential to change your relationship dynamics. Kristina, a busy lifestyle blogger, writer, and soon to be mom of two shares her journey and experiences as a parent.







* How meeting your partner can change your mind and open yourself up to something that you’ve closed yourself off to before* It’s not always the biological clock – How passions and careers can influence your decision to have kids* Addressing fears and concerns about becoming a parent* How to connect with your partner during pregnancy and after the baby is born* How to maintain your sense of self life and not just your parental identity







Takeaways







* Communicate in real-time with your partner about your needs- “go to the bones” * Always find time between parenting duties to focus on yourself and connect with your partner* Realize that children depend on you for everything – you need to have patience and change your lens to understand their thought-process and feelings







Resources







* Follow Kristina Dapaah on Instagram







Related Episodes







* Married and Living with Parents* Is Getting Married the Goal* Getting Married: Do I Take His Last Name

Becoming parents can be an incredible step to take with your partner. Yet, it also has the potential to change your relationship dynamics. Kristina, a busy lifestyle blogger, writer, and soon to be mom of two shares her journey and experiences as a parent.







* How meeting your partner can change your mind and open yourself up to something that you’ve closed yourself off to before* It’s not always the biological clock – How passions and careers can influence your decision to have kids* Addressing fears and concerns about becoming a parent* How to connect with your partner during pregnancy and after the baby is born* How to maintain your sense of self life and not just your parental identity







Takeaways







* Communicate in real-time with your partner about your needs- “go to the bones” * Always find time between parenting duties to focus on yourself and connect with your partner* Realize that children depend on you for everything – you need to have patience and change your lens to understand their thought-process and feelings







Resources







* Follow Kristina Dapaah on Instagram







Related Episodes







* Married and Living with Parents* Is Getting Married the Goal* Getting Married: Do I Take His Last Name

56 min