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Can We Really Have it All?: Dual-Income Couples & Modern Parenting | Webinar

During the past 40 years, dual-income households have nearly doubled, and female breadwinning households are on the rise. In this discussion, we will cover the unique challenges dual-income couples face from the "second-shift" to the current child-centered parenting culture that place a strain on relationships. We will explore the ways gender, culture and the fear of failure impact couples and learn how to reprioritize your partner and self and increase a sense of parity and…

Let's Talk: Becoming Us | Podcast

In this episode of Let's Talk, Nikki Lively, Clinical Director of the Transitions to Parenthood program interviews Elly Taylor, an Australian parenting expert and the author of the award-winning book for expectant couples, Becoming Us. 

Seeing the Big Picture: Diversity, Inclusion and You | Webinar

Demographic projections suggest that our society is becoming more racially and ethnically diverse. How do you identify and capture the value that exists from more multicultural schools, organizations, businesses and communities? We will explore how individuals can contribute to the creation of more diverse and inclusive environments at the personal and institutional levels. You will learn concepts from the counseling field that will enhance your perspective on diversity, so…

Let's Talk: On Being a Father | Podcast

Nikki Lively, Clinical Director of the Transitions to Parenthood program, speaks with Adam, father of two, about his experience becoming a father for the first time, and beyond. 

Let's Talk: Becoming a Mother | Podcast

In this episode of Let's Talk, Nikki Lively, Clinical Director of the Transitions to Parenthood program, interviews a first time mother about her experiences in the transition to motherhood. They speak candidly about the real emotions that come up in this transition and explore themes of motherhood from the New York Times article, "

Retirement: What You Should Know and Financial Comfort Won’t Settle | Webinar

We are living longer than ever; and more of this time is spent after our primary career or focus of effort is over. In this discussion, we covered the key personal and emotional components that predict successful aging. Recent research and evolving understanding was presented to facilitate preparation for this important life stage. The NAA was delighted to collaborate on this webinar with The Family Institute at Northwestern University.

Embracing Pluralism: The Future of Relationships | TEDxRushU

With marriage rates on the decline in the US and abroad, what does the future of romantic relationship look like? Rather than predicting the death of marriage, Dr. Goldsmith talks about the rise of pluralism; the idea that there is more than one right way of doing relationships. Considering the history of relationships as well as present trends, Dr. Goldsmith discusses pluralism as a way of reducing stigma and increasing personal responsibility in defining the kind of…