10 Date Night Ideas for Parents of Small Children

10 date night ideas for parents of small children

Raise your hand if you have a regular date night with your spouse. If you’re like me, you want to raise your hand, but you’ve found yourself in a dating rut since children started coming onto the scene. Last year, I surveyed several married women with a combined 200 years of marriage under their belts. Do you want to know their number one piece of advice? Keep date nights a priority in your Continue Reading

31 Days of Everyday Grace: Date Night with My Man {Day 11}

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Everyday grace - three hours of uninterrupted conversation with the man of my prayers eating fur-fru food I can't pronounce. I am so grateful for grandparents who care for our children and a husband who plans a night away to connect with me. He is more than I deserve. After five years of marriage, I can still say I love him more today than the day I said, "I do." This post is part of 31 Continue Reading

14 Books to Read Together as a Couple

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Psssttt!!! Have you signed up for the 21-day prayer challenge for your marriage yet? When you sign up, you'll get a free printable of 64 questions to ask on date night! Click here for more information! One of our favorite date night activities involves sharing a cozy blanket, a hot cup of tea, and just read together. There is something romantic about sharing a story, and it's a fun way to bond Continue Reading

Date Night Ideas & Inspiration Round Up & a {Giveaway ended}

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Raise your hand if you have a regular date night with your spouse. If you're like me, you want to raise your hand, but you've found yourself in a dating rut. Heck maybe you're just in a marriage rut. Life is happening and date nights have (yet again) fallen by the wayside. I totally understand. I'm with you. But let's change that shall we? Last year, I surveyed several married women with a Continue Reading

Dating through the Alphabet

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This post is written by contributing writer, Mary Beth from New Life Steward. I remember the night I fell in love with my husband. We were visiting my parents for the weekend. We stayed up ridiculously late Saturday night playing 20 questions that turned into 200 questions! I'm pretty sure there was chocolate cake involved. I don't remember much about the questions we asked. I'm pretty sure Continue Reading

4 Tips for Keeping Marriage Strong

A good, strong marriage doesn't just happen. Marriage takes work. It's hard work, but it is rewarding work. Keeping your marriage strong means you have to first be friends, which doesn't just happen. You have to actually spend time together. You have to spend time doing things you enjoy. You have to prioritize one another where you are given time to connect and talk. Keeping marriage strong Continue Reading

No More Excuses: 42 Date Night Ideas for the Date Night Challenged

42 fun date night ideas for the date night challenged, or for those who just need fresh ideas. - Intentional By Grace

Over the past couple of days, we have been talking about date nights. Stacy shared with you why date nights shouldn't end in marriage, and then, Anne shared a great idea for having a romantic date night-in! Mark and I benefited greatly from their thoughts and ideas. I hope you did too! Furthermore, I hope you are seeing that date nights are an essential part of a surrendered marriage. As I Continue Reading

Date Night In: Turn Your Dining Room Into a Dining Destination

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Today's post is written by my sweet friend, Anne, from Quick and Easy, Cheap and Healthy. Anne and her husband are an example to emulate when it comes to parents of small kiddos. They work at their marriage! I have learned so much from Anne. I'm excited that she is sharing some practical tips on how to make date nights a priority when you're on a budget and have small children. Continue Reading