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By the time you clean the house, give the kids a bath, and send them to bed, going “out” on a date seems more like a chore than something to look forward to. When you become parents, it’s the simple things in life that mean the most, like date nights. Here are the best frugal stay-at-home date ideas for busy parents.
Frugal Stay at Home Date Night Ideas
Adventure Challenge Books
Looking for a way to add some excitement to your life? Then check out the Adventure Challenge books! These fun and spontaneous ideas will help you and your significant other spice up things in the bedroom, have crazy adventures with your family and friends, and make the most of your first dates. With something for everyone, these books are sure to get you excited about living life to the fullest!
Make a Video Together
Haven’t you seen those funny parent raps and crazy videos? Document your life with a funny twist to get rid of stress and have a little fun with each other. Remember, couples that video together, stay together. Plus you never know maybe you will go viral and become famous, maybe not but hey it's still fun!
Have Some Healthy Competition
As long as you’re a good sport, having a little competition in the relationship can be a lot of fun. Who is better at “Life” (the game), sports (on the WII), or a good old game of Monopoly. Get out the board games or the video games and have some healthy competition.
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Do a Puzzle Together
Puzzles always seemed like a waste of time when I got done because you just took all your hard work and put it back in a box, but with puzzle glue, you can actually keep your creation. Pick out picturesque puzzles that would look great on your wall and make masterpieces together. You can spend the time doing the puzzle and glue it down and frame it, it's a great fun way to decorate your house!
Play a Truth or Dare Game
Sometimes you just need to go back to the days you first fell in love. Have a little childish fun with a little truth or dare. You may be surprised by the new things you learn about your partner. The more you learn and understand each other, the closer you will become. There are several free truth or dare apps you can use to question ideas.
Chill and Netflix it up
After a long day of work and taking care of the family, sometimes you just need a little R & R. You can binge-watch your favorite shows or cuddle up for a good movie. When it comes to Netflix, there’s more than one possibility. Plus it doesn't have to be Netflix; Hulu works too!
After you take care of the house, the yard, and work, when do you have time to take care of your bodies? Most couples don’t take care of their bodies which can add more stress both physically and emotionally. Make a date to work out together.
Even More Date Night at Home Ideas
We love to have a glass of wine, or bottle of root beer and sit outside and just talk or just relax. Listening to the sounds of nature is a great relaxation tool.
You don’t have to spend a fortune to date your significant other. Be creative and have fun together. What other ways can you make a date from home? Share it with us in the comments below!