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Valentine's Day Ideas: Date Night Plans for Parents

Rekindle the romance with a date night in your living room. Credit: Getty Images Another February 14th is rolling around and you've done the candle-lit dinner routine about a thousand times. You can't just jet off to ...Put the kids to bed and plan a hot Valentine's Day date with your sweetie, even if you're staying in.

Date Night In: Fun Ways to Include the Kids

Spend time with the kids on your date night in. Credit: Getty Images OK, so it's not a five-star restaurant or a Broadway play. But if you can't find a babysitter or you're feeling a bit pinched for money, at-home date nights can be fu...If you can't find a babysitter or you're feeling a bit pinched for money, at-home date nights can be fun and romantic -- even if the kids tag along.

Reviews: What's New This Week

Here is a look at what's new this week in family entertainment as adapted from reviews and ratings by Common Sense Media. Click on the links to read the reviews in full. In Theaters Now: Date Night A long-married couple spend an improbable even...

Romance Advice for New Parents - Make Date Night a Priority

Don't let romance disappear after you have children. Credit: Getty Images
Everyone knows a new baby changes your life, but what parents don't always realize is that it can also change -- and challenge -- your marriage. Late nights and dirty di...

Worst Babysitter Ever?

They've never found Bigfoot. The Loch Ness Monster? I don't think so. But The Worst Babysitter In The History of Babysitting? Yep. I think this is her. Let's look at the facts. Brandy Albright was babysitting a 2 year old boy in Port St. Luc...

What Would You Do to Keep Your Sitter Happy?

My father likes to tell people that we got our first color television, in the early 1970s, because they were having a hard time finding a babysitter; sitters were hard to come by, he says, and you had to have an edge. They were already offering to pa...

The Obama's first date as First Couple

President-elect Barack Obama and his wife, Michelle, have this marriage thing down pat, I think. While he was in the thick of his Presidential campaign, he returned home on their anniversary, despite her assurances that he didn't need to. And she's b...

It's date night! What are you wearing?

It's Monday, which means you have all week to plan for Date Night. Call the sitter, make dinner reservations, and then start looking for something to wear. The best date outfits include pieces that are comfortable but NOT kid friendly -- go all out ...

Rethinking date night

The daily grind of caring for two children is starting to wear on my husband and me, and we've decided it's time for a date night. We're lucky that the first one will come this weekend, with my parents in charge of the kids. I think we've decided on ...

How often do you have date nights?

My husband and I came to a rather startling (and fully embarrassing) realization last month. We'd only been out as a couple 3 times since Wito was born. Um, Wito is SIXTEEN MONTHS OLD. What's that? Like an average of one outing sans child per 5.33 m...

The bad babysitter files

My husband and I don't go out on 'dates' very often, so babysitters are not really much of a concern for us. Mostly Ellie goes with us wherever we go, and we like it that way. But there are times when we avail ourselves of a babysitter and that's nic...


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