Did you know that toddlerhood actually starts at around 14 months when babies begin toddling around? Toddlerhood ends at 36 months, when they become preschoolers. It seems like a long stage that can be challenging for most parents.
Teenagers naturally need to be emotionally detached from their parents at some point. Allow them this space. It’s part of their natural progression to adulthood, and you’ve probably been there too. Don’t forget to set disciplinary boundaries .
Breastfeeding may affect your sex drive negatively. A hormone called prolactin helps your breasts provide more milk but limits the production of estrogen. It is important for your husband to be very supportive and understanding of you at this point.
Do not call your spouse names, especially when you are fighting. Even when you find it humorous, it does not serve as a good example to your children and they may end up being verbally abusive to other children at school.
Avoid arguing with your spouse in front of the kids as much as possible. However, if your child accidentally witnessed it, apologize to the kids and give them a reassurance that you still love each other.