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7 Ways to Get Your Partner to Be the Family Planner

In date night ideas, dating advice, love, marriage, marriage advice, relationships on April 23, 2015 at 1:44 am

Are you tired of setting up date night again? I thought so! It seems like mothers are not only the goddess of the home but also the social directors of the marriage. We make the plans, we pick the places, and we set the dates. Honestly? We’re pretty darn good at it and probably shouldn’t consider retiring for a very long . . . OK, for forever. That said, it still would be nice if our partners would step up to the plate and make a date night happen before we are 90 and wearing diapers, again. Here are seven easy ways to get your partner to set up date night once and for all!

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Love Your Cruise Director,

Laura

Ditch the Expectations: 12 Cheap Date Nights With Your Partner

In date night ideas, dating, marriage, marriage advice, motherhood, parenthood, relationships, romance, sex on February 24, 2015 at 5:29 pm

While I know some women are incredibly low-maintenance, quite a few of us are guilty of having high expectations. For example, it’s not romance unless the dude comes by on his horse. It’s not a date night if we have to find a sitter for the kids. For women, it’s not love unless the man does exactly the right thing, and lots of it. But if we show up to bed and say, “I want to have sex,” the man is happy. If the guy does the same thing . . . we’re not always happy. Sometimes, it’s not until we have children that we really alter our perspective on what’s romantic — mostly due to time and energy constraints. Suddenly, the act of someone doing the dishes looks romantic.

To get great date night ideas that are cheap, fun, and easy to do if you’re married with kids, read my article: Ditch your high expectations and enjoy these 12 cheap date nights with your partner!

Your Captain & Guide For All Things Fun,

Laura