Are the kids killing your vibe? Here's how to turn off parent mode and enter lover mode, guilt-free

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Kid, don't kill my vibe! Parents sometimes need to allow themselves to go on holidays or out to dinner or the movies without the kids in order to keep the spark alive.
Kid, don't kill my vibe! Parents sometimes need to allow themselves to go on holidays or out to dinner or the movies without the kids in order to keep the spark alive.
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If you've been married or in a relationship for some time, you quickly settle into a routine, especially once children come along.

So how do you ensure that as a couple you grow stronger in your friendship and love and don’t simply become ships passing in the night?

It’s important to put each other first in your marriage and to keep working on your relationship, according to Wilma Calvert, a community worker at The Family Life Centre. “Women, especially, often focus a lot on raising their children and taking care of their needs.”.

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