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Joint Parenting Team Plan for Baby

by Maxine
Posted May 12 2011 11:23am
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Review the following common baby care tasks – tasks that parents need to take care of. Share your thoughts with each other and develop a plan for how you will manage each. If you are not sure yet, don’t worry, review this after a week at home with your new baby and again after the first month. You will probably make some changes based on your actual experience. Use this worksheet not only to plan for baby, but also to identify what might become points of disagreement for the two of you.

Download the Joint Plan Team Plan for Baby Woksheet (PDF).

 

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Creating a United Front

by Maxine
Posted May 12 2011 11:29am
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Do you and your partner agree on everything? Of course not! It’s unusual for two parents to agree on everything. But we do know that the more parents agree, the easier it is to work together as a team. In the end, this allows your child to grow up in a more consistent and positive environment.

Mother: Sweetheart, Antoine looks much better in red. Why don’t you put his new red shirt on him instead of the blue one?
Father: “Red! What are you talking about? I think that blue is his best colour!”

Do you and your partner agree on everything? Of course not! It’s unusual for two parents to agree on everything. But we do know that the more parents agree, the easier it is to work together as a team. In the end, this allows your child to grow up in a more consistent and positive environment.

Below, you’ll find a worksheet that is made up of common areas related to your baby. These are areas where some parents have difficulty finding a common ground. Together with your partner, fill out the worksheet and identify the areas where you present a united front, those where you need to have some further discussion and the areas where you may have to learn to live with some differences. Review the areas where you do not agree. Decide whether you need to find a compromise or if it’s okay to have different beliefs.

Download the Creating a United Front Worksheet (PDF)

 

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