Parental Teamwork

Fundamentally, empathy is a skill, like any other, and you can get better at it. And much the same, you can ask your partner to get better at it, too! Getting better at empathy will only help a person become a better parent....

Here are some questions that you can use as a checklist to help yourself communicate authentically and skillfully – so that the outside you show the world more closely matches your insides....

Sometimes two people seem like they’re just an inch away from falling in love again – but somehow it never quite clicks and they keep on slowly drifting apart. In this column we explore the foundations of marriage and ways to show that your partner...

With kids there is just too much for one person to do alone, and each parent has a big stake in what the other one does with the child. Here we explore what makes a good partnership and how to assess it....

In this column, we present effective ways to bridge disagreements, create workable compromises, establish accountability, and follow through on promises — in short, how two parents can negotiate well with each other....

In this column, we will apply effective ways a mother and father can communicate to the sometimes thorny issues of of childrearing practices, who does what, sharing the load fairly, and money....

Here, we will discuss the (often heated) issue of who does what and how to share the load fairly....

All of us could probably get better at empathy, but men in particular tend to be raised in our society to focus on facts and solutions rather than feelings and relationships. Here is a list of questions a husband can ask his wife in order...

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