Activity: Going on a date with your partner.
Location: The goal is to have fun and enjoy each other’s company. The location you select should be secondary. So, whether it’s a restaurant or a nightclub……Have Fun!!!
Age: Adults Only.
Cost: Whatever your budget allows.
As parents, it can be difficult attempting to manage everything that’s going on. Of course, making sure your children’s needs are met should be the main priority, but creating balance is important.
It easy to get caught up in only focusing on what’s required of you on a day to day basis( i.e work, dropping kids off at school, grocery store etc). However, taking the necessary time to regroup will not only help you maintain a healthy relationship but also help remember why you fell for each other in the first place.
That time can also be used to discuss important issues regarding your relationship or your future. Even if your a single parent, the same ideals should apply. All of us need solace at times so we can regain our focus and think about our future’s clearly.
So, this weekend, find a babysitter and go enjoy yourself! You never know, the happiness and longevity of your relationship just might be depending on it.