My good friend Tracy and his wife are taking care of their two young grandchildren, while their parents spend a week in Hawaii. Wow! They are super grandparents! And you know that their daughter and son-in-law will be forever in their debt.
It reminded me how important it is for parents to get away by themselves to remember that they are not just moms and dads, but they are also romantic partners too. The “baby-young child” phase of parenthood is so compelling and all absorbing. It is a transformative experience for newly minted parents. It’s very easy to put your relationship on... Read More