How will you share baby duties/responsibility?
Who’s going to do what? Diapers, baths, bedtime stories, who gets up in the middle of the night?
-Where do you want to raise a family?
-Family dinners? If so, how often?
-Will there be one?
-Who will be the guardian?
Co-Sleeping: Allowing kids into the bedroom at night.
-Importance of religion
-How to handle money
-Values of money and children- toys, clothing, etc.
Who will care for your child
-Will one of you stay at home?
-Will you hire a nanny?
-How much will the in-laws or family be involved?
-How much help/involvement do you want from your support system?
How strict do you want to be: Kids learn from an early age which parent to ask to get their way.
-How strict were your parents? What did you like/dislike?
-Screen Time, sugary treats, allowance, jobs, camp etc.
-How were you disciplined?
-How do you want to discipline? Time-outs, grounding, take away favorite things, send children to their room, spanking?
-What are red-lines that won’t be tolerated with your child?
-Private vs. Public School
How will you keep your relationship strong?
-Date-Nights? Vacation alone?