This week we are deconstructing our conversation from last week with Carrie Sharpe.  Here’s that episode.  Carrie is a mom of 5, who is navigating “older” children as her first child prepares to leave the nest. Liz and Kate discuss:

  • Bonuses of having older children.
  • How children can contribute to the household, using incentives!
  • Carrie’s tips for keeping her relationship with her husband strong.
  • Where you can find time for your relationship when you have young kids.
  • Letting go of the guilt to go on date night.
  • How partnership is work.

Here’s more more about Carrie’s son (Maverick’s) birth & harrowing NICU journey.  

Quotables:

“We all get stuck in a rut, we need to remember to re-evaluate.” – Kate

“It is in those times of crisis that brings challenges and strengths to the forefront.” – Liz

“It’s always a work in progress.” – Liz

“Marriage is portrayed as blissful all the time, and it’s NOT.  There are really hard times you need to work through.” – Kate

 

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