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Things Every Newlywed Needs to do Before Having Kids

Children are beautiful gifts from God. However, parenthood should be planned. This is because children require a lot of care and attention. Also, first-time parents should be in the right state of mind to understand the responsibility of having and raising a good kid.
So as a newlywed couple, there are some certain things you should do before having children.

-      Get to know each other better
This is a very important point. Use this period to discover each other better and get to know new things about each other. Also, take this time to explore what marriage means to both of you and your relationship.

-    Be Spontaneous
Children will definitely bring a lot of amazing things into your lives, but they also require planning. Hence, while you are still waiting to have kids, take out time to be spontaneous.
You can have impromptu dinners and plenty getaway weekends with your spouse without having to think of a baby sitter because when the kids come, they come first! Literally (..lol)

-    Get in shape
Take the time now to do some physical exercise or activities. This is because once you have kids getting to the gym can be a luxury. Therefore, if you have been able to create a healthy lifestyle; children or no children, gym or no gym you would be able to keep up.

-    Get Sexy
This period you are all alone with your spouse is the best time to make your sex life more interesting. Once you start having kids, your sex life may be a bit scheduled. So, be adventurous and try new things.

-    Hang out with some kids
Spend time with kids to get a better picture of what you should both be expecting and how well to take care of them. Also, it will help you relate with children better. However, this doesn’t mean you know the whole deal; it often turns out to be a different ball game when you have your child.
 

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Written by Temitope Ikusika