Wayside Gardens: Nuturing Your Relationship

You take care of the kids, your job, spend time as a family, but what do you do to take care of your relationship? All too often, couples spend most of their energy on everything BUT each other. Unfortunately, all these distractions can take a toll on the partnership and a type of disconnection results. It is essential for you to make time for one another. Whether it be a few minutes a day to a week alone (without the children!), clearing your schedules to reconnect helps improve your relationship, reduces your stress and keeps your life in balance.What Can We Do?There are many activities you can plan together that range from free to very expensive. Money doesn't necessarily need to determine the activity. Remember, it's how you spend your time together not how much money you spend. The key is connecting without distractions, so turn off the T.V., send the kids to their friend's house or to their grandparents (what grandparent doesn't want to have extra time with their grandchildren?!) and allow your relationship to be a priority.Free Ideas*Take a walk around your neighborhood. This is a great way to relax, talk and do something outdoors with one another.*Play a board game. Customize the rules to make the game more fun for the two of you.*Cook dinner together. Cooking can be a great way to interact. Share a favorite recipe. Take out your best dishes and a couple of candles. Relish in your meal by candlelight.Inexpensive Ideas*Pack a picnic basket and go to the park or the beach. Spend a few hours watching the sunset or peoplewatch.*If you have bicycles or skates or some other activity that has been moved to the wayside, break it out, dust it off and get going.*Spend time completing a house project. Some couples find it fun to repaint a room, change door handles or work on the garden.*Go to a museum or another cultural event.Moderately Priced Ideas*Go out for a nice dinner. Choose a favorite restaurant that isn't too noisy so that you can share quality time without being distracted.*Take a dance class together. This can be fun and dance lessons usually run anywhere from 6 to 12 weeks. Committing to such a class will provide a consistent, weekly time that is automatically reserved for the two of you.*Take a massage class together. Again, weekly time is reserved and you can become physically and emotionally connected.More Expensive Ideas*Get away for the weekend for the two of you. Even a mini-vacation can provide the two of you a chance to reconnect without the pressures of everyday life.*Plan a once-in-lifetime-adventure for the day. Some areas in California provide for hot-air balloon rides, wine tastings, and boat rides around the harbor. Let the sense of adventure overtake you!And the Grand FinaleTake a week-long vacation together. Consider it your 2nd or 3rd honeymoon!It's time to take care of yourself and your relationship. You will be happier, your children will be happier and, most importantly, will provide balance within your relationship. [EXTRACT] You take care of children, work, family time, but what do to take care of your relationship? Too often, couples spend most of their energy in everything but each other. Unfortunately, all these distractions can take a toll on society and a result type of disconnection. Is essential for you to make time to be together. Whether a few minutes a day for a week alone (without the kids!), The cleaning schedule to reconnect helps improve your relationship, reduces stress and keeps your life in balance.What we do? There are many activities you can plan a whole ranging from free to very expensive. The money does not have to determine the activity. Remember, the important thing is how to spend time together, not how much money you spend. The key is the connection without distractions, so turn off the TV, send children to his friend's house or with their grandparents (the grandparents do not want to have more time with their grandchildren?) And allow your relationship to be an ideas priority.Free * Take a walk around your neighborhood. This is a great way to relax, talk and do something outdoors with other .* Play a board game. Customize the rules to make the game more fun for both .* Prepare dinner together. Cooking can be a great way to interact. Share your favorite recipe. Get out your best dishes and a couple of candles. Dine by Ideas candlelight.Inexpensive * Pack a picnic and go to the park or the beach. Spend a few hours watching the sunset or peoplewatch .* If you have bikes or skates or some other activity that has been moved to the side of the road, break out, dust it off and move on .* Spend time to complete a project of the house. Some couples find it fun to paint a room, door handles change or work in the garden .* Go to a museum or other cultural event. Moderately priced Ideas * Go to a nice dinner. Choose a favorite restaurant, which is not too loud so you can share quality time without being distracted .* Take a dance class together. This can be fun and dance classes typically range from 6 to 12 weeks. Compliance with this class will provide a fixed schedule, weekly that is automatically reserved for the two of you .* Take a massage class together. Once again, the weekly time is reserved and can be physically and emotionally connected.More Caro Ideas * Stay away from weekends to two. Even a mini-vacation can offer both the opportunity to reconnect without the pressures of everyday life .* Plan once in the life and adventures of the day. Some areas in California to offer rides hot air ballooning, wine tasting, and boat trips around the harbor. Let your sense of adventure to surprise you! And the Great FinaleTake a week's holiday together. Consider your honeymoon 2 nd or 3! It's time to take care of yourself and your relationship. You will be happier, your children will be happier and, above all, provide balance in their relationship.
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