Resources for this episode:

Dr. Carol Ummel Lindquist – Happily Married With Kids: It’s Not a Fairy Tale

Dr. Carol Ummel Lindquist – The Happy Couple Handbook – Marriage: How to Survive Parenting

Dr. Carol Ummel Lindquist – Happily Married with Kids by Carol Ummel Lindquist (2004-01-01)

Carol. Married for 34 and a half years with two sons, and they all provoked her to write her book.

As a marriage counselor she’s more known for high-conflict couples and trauma. She mentioned that most high-conflict couples have trauma in their background and they need to learn to deal with it because it does affect their marriage.

Unhappiness. One cause of unhappiness is due to a huge increase in workload – A lot of people try to do everything on their own and they don’t have any help.

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Pregnancy can be an exciting but scary time. With so many questions on how to give birth – natural, hospital, home birth, etc. Doula’s help us make that journey easier and help you stick to your birth plan. So today, we’re going to dive in to what does it really mean to be a doula and how does that help you. For that we have Samantha Lee Wright who’s on this podcast and she was really great in uncovering more about what to expect in working with doula’s and gave some great tips on misconceptions that we might have as well about giving birth.

Sam. Samantha is from Wilmington, NC. She moved from place to place such as Chicago, New York and further west where she randomly landed at Boone, North Carolina.

As soon as she started living in Boone, she pursued … Read More...