Do your activities reflect your role as a partner or a parent? It's easy to get so involved in our kids' activities -- hockey, basketball, ballet, piano or whatever -- that we feel more like a chauffeur than a mate. How do we focus on our marriage in the middle of busy family schedules? We can start by evaluating our present activities.
No time alone!
Their date lasted several hours and helped both Jennifer and Frank to refocus on each other. When they returned home, they were much more productive. They were refocused on each other -- not their immediate hassle! Take a break
Here's a tip for you. Your children's activities are important, but don't allow yourself to become a slave to your parenting role and forget your partner. So parents, take some time right now to refocus on your partner. Your marriage will be stronger for it. And you'll be a great role model for your kids!