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.

5 ways to get more zzz’s once bub comes home!

It’s no surprise to anyone.  When you bring a baby home, you KNOW you are going to lose that precious commodity we all took for granted -  SLEEP! In fact, research tells us that within the first year of bringing baby home, the average couple loses: 2 hours sleep per night 14 hours a week [...]

By | March 15th, 2017|Hero, Relationship After Baby|134 Comments

6 simple solutions to beat the blues! By K-J Elliott

Many brand-new mums feel perplexed and confused about struggling with this intense feeling of sadness after the joyous event of having a baby and often don’t talk about it... to anyone. A topic that used to be taboo for fear of judgement, the ‘baby blues’ is now so common – experiencing it is now considered [...]

By | March 2nd, 2017|Hero, Relationship After Baby|124 Comments

Routine ruins relationships! By K-J Elliott

It’s all sunshine and rainbows when you first start dating.  You both make a massive EFFORT to ensure you show genuine interest in your new partner, and that you in turn are interesting to them.  You spend time ‘getting ready’ when you know you are going to see each other.  Shave your legs and underarms, [...]

By | March 2nd, 2017|Hero, Relationship After Baby|298 Comments

The half hour conversation that could save your marriage!

Just because you have recently had a baby, doesn’t mean that the universe gives you a break and puts a hold on all the external stresses that happen as a part of everyday life!  In fact, all the same stresses are still there once you become parents, but the problem is, once you have a [...]

By | February 3rd, 2017|Relationship After Baby|121 Comments

7 in 10 couples happiness effected once bub comes home.

It is now common knowledge that for most couples having their first baby, we accept that the relationship changes significantly, with 7 in 10 couples finding a precipitous drop in their overall happiness once bub comes home. But what few people realise is, that along with the increase in arguments and decrease in happiness, friendship [...]

By | January 31st, 2017|Summaries|1,532 Comments

How do you protect your relationship once you bring baby home?

You are pregnant!     Congratulations -  now the PLANNING begins. From now on, you are going to spend every waking moment researching the best doctors to consult with, hospitals to go to, anti-natal classes to attend  -  what nappies you are going to use, which car seats are the safest, cots, prams, monitors … and we [...]

By | January 27th, 2017|Relationship After Baby|126 Comments

Does having a baby change a relationship?

Does having a baby change a relationship?  Let me count the ways!!!  This is half ‘tongue in cheek’ – half ‘serious’ list that explores the good, bad and the ugly changes that may (or may not) occur once you bring your first baby home. With 30 points to peruse, some will make you laugh, but [...]

By | January 23rd, 2017|Summaries|Comments Off on Does having a baby change a relationship?

5 ways to get more sleep once baby comes home!

5 ways to get more zzz's once bub comes home! It’s no surprise to anyone.  When you bring a baby home, you KNOW you are going to lose that precious commodity we all took for granted -  SLEEP! In fact, research tells us that within the first year of bringing baby home, the average couple [...]

By | January 13th, 2017|Relationship After Baby|277 Comments

3 Tips – Stay Connected After Baby

Just because your relationship will change during the transition to parenthood, doesn’t mean there isn’t anything you can do about it. Quite the contrary. With 2/3 of all new parents reporting a decline in relationship happiness, the tested ‘Bringing Baby Home’ program focusses not only on the behaviours to avoid falling into this majority category, [...]

By | January 2nd, 2017|Summaries|125 Comments

Helping your relationship survive a new baby  

Just because you have a baby – doesn’t mean you stop being a couple! Many new parents find that once they start their family, their entire relationship focus needs to shift from previously being each other’s world - to the baby now becoming the centre of their universe. And whilst your baby certainly needs your [...]

By | December 24th, 2016|Summaries|140 Comments