Reclaim the Romance! The (At-Home) Date Night

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Date Night. Those words have quite a ring to them. But, for parents, sometimes a romantic evening out can seem more like a distant fairy tale. Maybe the budget doesn’t really allow room for a carriage ride and an elegant dinner out. Perhaps fairy godmothers, I mean, babysitters are hard to come by or too expensive. Or possibly Mom or Dad is just plain tuckered out by the end of the day, too tired to dance the night away.

You can spend sweet time together, even if it means staying home. Reclaim the romance! An At-Home Date Night is just the ticket for reconnecting with the one you love. The following are suggestions for creating a delightful evening – for just the two of you – at home….

To read the rest of my article, visit this month’s Paducah Parenting.

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  1. What a great article. I love the idea of picnicking in your own room. We have a tiny porch that comes off our room and we almost never go out there . . . I think we need a picnic 🙂 Thanks for the good idea.

  2. Allie Z says

    Bummer deal- the link is dead! Any chance you could email me the pdf? freebieallie at gmail

    I just found your blog and think it's grand!


  3. Hi there – I just discovered your blog and am loving it. I just found this article and as I have a date-night in planned with my husband tonight (and NO creative ideas) i’d really LOVE to read this article. Sadly, the link is dead. Any way you can email it to me or send me an updated link. I’d love to hear your ideas.
    thanks so much,

    • Jessica Fisher says

      I’ve been scouring the net for another magazine link and coming up empty handed. But during this week’s series, I’ll be sharing some more ideas.

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