February 17, 2024

Hey, Mama! We see you there, juggling a thousand things at once, from soccer practice to science projects, all while maintaining your superhero status. But, here's a little secret Mama needs love too!

In the midst of the chaos, it's easy for romance to take a backseat. That's why we've crafted this guide to help you rediscover the spark, reconnect with your partner, and ensure that love remains a priority in your busy life. So, grab your favorite cozy blanket, slip on your cute Mama Hat and settle in. Let's dive into Mama's Guide to Romance! 

  1. Schedule Some "Me" Time

Before we even dive into romance, let's talk about the importance of "me" time. A refreshed and rejuvenated mama is more ready for romance. Block out some time for self-care, whether it's a bubble bath, a good book, or simply enjoying a quiet cup of coffee.

  1. Rediscover Date Night

Remember those pre-kid days when date nights were a regular thing? Well, it's time to bring them back! Whether it's a fancy dinner, a casual picnic in the park, or even a movie night at home, schedule regular date nights to reconnect with your partner. Show him how much you appreciate him with one of his favorite gifts, and have the kiddos grab him aRey to Z dad hat!He will feel the love and pass it on to you! 

  1. Get Creative with Date Ideas

Spice up your date nights with creative ideas. Try cooking a new recipe together, taking a dance class, or even planning a mini road trip. Novel experiences can reignite the spark and add a sense of adventure to your relationship.

  1. Bring Back the Unexpected Surprises

Who says surprises are only for birthdays and anniversaries? Surprise your partner with small gestures – a handwritten note, a favorite snack, or a spontaneous picnic. It's the little things that can make a big impact.

  1. Dress Up for Each Other

We get it; yoga pants are comfy. But every now and then, dress up for each other. Put on that favorite dress or shirt, because feeling good about yourself can translate into feeling good about your relationship.

  1. Tech-Free Time

Declare certain hours tech-free to focus solely on each other. Put away the phones, turn off the TV, and enjoy some quality time without distractions. It's amazing how a little tech detox can enhance connection.

  1. Revisit Shared Interests

Think back to the activities you enjoyed together before the chaos of parenting. Whether it's a shared hobby, a favorite sport, or even a TV show you both love, revisit those shared interests to reignite the connection you had in the early days.

  1. Plan a Romantic Getaway

If possible, plan a weekend getaway or even a night at a local bed and breakfast. A change of scenery can work wonders for rekindling the romance and providing a much-needed break from the routine.

  1. Surprise Date Box Subscription

Consider subscribing to a surprise date box service. These monthly boxes come with everything you need for a unique and fun date night at home. It's like receiving a mini adventure on your doorstep!

  1. Couple's Massage or Spa Night

Treat yourselves to a couple's massage or create a spa night at home. Light some candles, play soothing music, and take turns pampering each other. Relaxation and intimacy go hand in hand.

  1. Plan a Movie Night Under the Stars

Set up a cozy outdoor movie night in your backyard. Blankets, pillows, and a projector can turn your outdoor space into a romantic cinema. Bonus points for bringing out some nostalgic favorites.

  1. Get Playful with Flirty Texts

Bring back a little teenage nostalgia by sending flirty texts throughout the day. It's a playful way to stay connected, even when you're caught up in your daily routines.

  1. Write Love Letters

In the age of digital communication, there's something incredibly romantic about a handwritten love letter. Take some time to express your feelings on paper and exchange letters with your partner.

  1. Cook a Romantic Dinner Together

Instead of dining out, try cooking a romantic dinner together. Choose a new recipe, pour some wine, and enjoy the process of creating a meal as a team.

  1. Recreate Your First Date

Nostalgia is a powerful tool. Recreate your first date – from the restaurant you visited to the outfits you wore. It's a sentimental journey that can remind you both of the beginning of your love story.

  1. Plan a Sunset Picnic

Give dad a cute dad beanie and a night out! Take advantage of nature's beauty by planning a sunset picnic. Find a scenic spot, pack some delicious treats, and enjoy the breathtaking view together.

  1. Learn Something New Together

Whether it's a dance class, painting workshop, or a cooking course, learning something new together can be a fun and bonding experience. It's an opportunity to grow together as a couple.

  1. Create a Relationship Scrapbook

Start a relationship scrapbook to document your journey together. Include photos, mementos, and notes that capture the special moments throughout your relationship.

  1. Play a Board Game or Card Game

Rediscover the joy of playing board games or card games together. It's a lighthearted way to engage in friendly competition and enjoy each other's company.

  1. Stargazing Night

Head outdoors on a clear night and spend some time stargazing. Lay out a blanket, identify constellations, and share stories under the starlit sky.

  1. Plan a Photo Shoot

Book a professional photographer or grab your camera and plan a photo shoot together. Capture candid moments, silly poses, and genuine smiles to create lasting memories. 

  1. Volunteer Together

Spreading love extends beyond your relationship. Volunteer together for a cause you're passionate about. The shared experience of giving back can strengthen your bond.

  1. Join a Book Club for Two

Choose a book, read it together, and create your own intimate book club. Discussing characters and plot twists can lead to meaningful conversations.

  1. Create a Memory Jar

Start a memory jar where you both write down special moments or things you love about each other. Open it together periodically to reminisce and appreciate the journey.

  1. Attend a Virtual Event

In the age of technology, attending virtual events together can be a unique experience. Whether it's a virtual concert, comedy show, or online class, it's a shared activity that breaks the routine.

  1. Take a Dance Class at Home

Clear some space in your living room and take a dance class together. It's a playful way to connect physically and share some laughs.

  1. Host a "Favorite Things" Night

Each partner can choose their favorite movie, snack, or activity for a "Favorite Things" night. It's a delightful way to learn more about each other's preferences.

  1. Create a Playlist of Your Songs

Compile a playlist of songs that hold special meaning for both of you. Play it during dinner, on road trips, or just when you want to reminisce.

  1. Plan a Game Night with Friends

Host a game night with other couples. It's a fantastic way to enjoy each other's company, share some laughs, and strengthen your social connections.

  1. Create a Vision Board Together

Sit down and create a vision board together. Gather magazines, images, and words that represent your shared dreams and goals. It's a visual representation of your aspirations, serving as a reminder of the beautiful journey you're on together.

Mama, you're the heart and soul of the family, and your happiness and fulfillment matter. In the midst of the daily hustle and bustle, it's crucial to nurture the romantic connection with your partner. From playful moments to thoughtful gestures, these ideas are designed to sprinkle a bit of romance into your busy life. So, slip into your comfiest loungewear, or maybe even dress up a little, and embark on this journey to keep the flame of love burning bright. Mama needs love too, and with these suggestions, you'll find that creating moments of romance can be a joyful and rejuvenating part of your amazing motherhood adventure. Here's to love, laughter, and a lifetime of beautiful moments with the one who you adore!

Jennifer Bennett
Jennifer Bennett