Kylie-Jo Elliott

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About Kylie-Jo Elliott

Kylie-Jo is a Certified Gottman Educator who is accredited to teach both the 'Bringing Baby Home' program and the '7 Principles for Making Marriage Work'. With a passion for sharing her knowledge in making strong relationships even stronger, she developed the video program of the same workshops, so that couples can grow together in their own home, at their own pace & in their own time. She has over 20 years of coaching experience, and also holds a Cert IV in Training & Assessment.

How well do you really know your partner & do they really know you?

Knowing your partner intimately is much more than asking questions when you first meet, and then assuming you know everything once you get those first round of answers.  These insights to your partner are constantly changing & it is your job to keep abreast of these true thoughts and feelings of this person that you [...]

By | September 28th, 2017|Hero|755 Comments

Is there sex AFTER bringing baby home?

It’s an all too familiar scenario. You excitedly bring home your first baby, full of love, hope and anticipation – only to find that by bringing a new little person into your relationship, your own partnership with each other starts to deteriorate.   In fact, research has shown that most new parents will experience a huge [...]

By | August 24th, 2017|Hero|335 Comments

Dad’s – How can you help your partner through the Baby Blues!

  So, your partner has just given birth to your first baby.  Everything is going swimmingly well.  Your baby is healthy.  Your partner is glowing with the joys of new motherhood.  You are bursting with pride.  What could possible go wrong?   Day 3!   The Baby Blues affects up to 9 out of every [...]

By | July 24th, 2017|Hero|682 Comments

Why are many relationships with new babies a high separation risk?

A staggering 67% of all couples experiencing the transition to parenthood will see the first signs of relationship unhappiness at the 6-month stage of bringing a baby home for women, and the 9-month stage for men! This is so hard to comprehend, when that time of your life should be filled with wonder, happiness & [...]

By | June 12th, 2017|Hero|174 Comments

The reality that having a baby has on your relationship.

For a couple, having a baby is considered a time of pure joy and discovery,                                               but it can also be a time of uncharted challenges.  When you have your 1st baby, you go [...]

By | April 17th, 2017|Hero, Relationship After Baby|592 Comments

The transition to PARENTHOOD.

At the very beginning of my ‘Bringing Baby Home’ Workshop, I always ask my couples the mandatory ‘transition to parenthood’ questions. What words would you use to describe the transition to parenthood? What physical changes are typically experienced? What psychological changes are typically experienced? For many couples, this is usually the first time they really [...]

By | April 4th, 2017|Hero, Relationship After Baby|475 Comments

Your PRE-BABY checklist!

When couples decide to go from being a ‘we’ to becoming a ‘three’, they begin the veritable checklist to get everything ready for the baby’s arrival with anything from prams to pacifiers, monitors to mobiles & baths to bottles.  And this is just the tip of the iceberg. Then they go about diligently ticking off [...]

By | April 1st, 2017|Hero, Relationship After Baby|275 Comments

Bringing Baby Home – The Video Program for strong relationships!

It doesn’t matter how strong, or in love you guys are as a couple, every single relationship changes when bringing a baby home.  Some of these changes are happy & positive and will bring you even closer together than you ever thought imaginable.  Yet other changes are a little more challenging to deal with.  Tiredness, [...]

By | March 29th, 2017|Hero, Relationship After Baby|61 Comments

3 tips for a happy relationship once you bring baby home.

Bringing a new baby home will be one of the most exciting, exhilarating and exceptional experiences that will happen in your life – both as an individual … and as a couple. It will also be one of the most exhausting and exasperating events that will challenge your beliefs, values and wait for it … [...]

By | March 23rd, 2017|Hero, Relationship After Baby|250 Comments

Why do we need to keep asking our partner questions? By K-J Elliott

What is your partners’ favourite meal?  Or their favourite TV show?  Maybe these are easy questions to answer, but what if we delve a little deeper and ask if you know what your partners greatest fear is?  Or their greatest ambition? When we start dating, we are constantly ‘getting to know’ our prospective partner by [...]

By | March 20th, 2017|Hero, Relationship After Baby|132 Comments