as those of you who have been reading me here for the past five years know, I’m a huge proponent of making “date night” a priority. It’s far too easy to be caught up in work and in school and in diapers and in after-school activities and in LIFE. You and your spouse could be doing all you can to keep your family running smoothly, but in doing so, you may easily neglect the foundation on which your family was built. You look up from the dishes only to see that the person who is your “partner” is someone with whom you no longer feel connected to.
One of the key things to keeping that connection is to spend time with your spouse, without your kids. The hours you are fast asleep do not count. You need time to talk without interruption, and time to remember why you said “I do” in the first place.
Going on a date doesn’t have to break the bank. Here are a few ideas for a budget-friendly date night:
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