Keep your romance alight
A HOYTS LUX double pass
In between taking the kids to sleepovers and sports practice, how often do you spend time together as a couple – just the two of you? Date night is often the first thing to fall by the wayside once you start a family. Yet one of the most fulfilling ways to keep your relationship happy and healthy is prioritising time together.
Date nights can be spontaneous, or planned, but sometimes planning is the best way to make sure they happen! They spirit you away from the grind of making lunches and the school run. But more than that, they revitalise your relationship and your soul.
If you’re worried about date nights not fitting into the budget – don’t. Date nights don’t have to be expensive. When was the last time you had a picnic on the floor at home, or better yet, camped in the living room with pillows, snacks and movies with the kids safely at their grandparents’?
For more great ideas, visit Our Date Nite (ourdatenite.com). From dinner packages to more adventurous getaways, they even cater to date night’s ‘in’ at home. Their concierge service can also create a unique experience just for you.
“If we can create a lasting memory, through a unique dining, escape or shared adventure, then we’ve done our job.”
WIN A DATE WORTH $850!*
Thanks to Our Date Nite you can win an escape for two to Rotorua, including one night’s luxury accommodation, two-course dinner and breakfast, as well as an adventure of your choice – mountain bike riding or white water rafting. Visit our ourdatenite.com/parentingcompetition and enter to win today! *Transport to and from Rotorua is not included.
To enter by mail, write your name and address on the back of an envelope and send to Hoyts giveaway, Parenting magazine, PO Box 37 708, Parnell, Auckland 1151. To enter online, go to the competitions page at theparentingplace.com and answer the following question – How much is the Date Nite prize worth? Entries close 11 January 2017.
6.My 18 year old is driving now and one of the nonnegotiable rules is that his phone sits in his bag on the backseat or in the glove box – places he cannot reach whilst behind the wheel.