8 Ideas For Valentine’s Day That Won’t Blow The Bank

Bella Breakdown Ahhh, it’s that time of year…the season of love! It’s also a pretty tough time to be single…(or perhaps you’re happy to be saving the money)! Either way, we want to make sure you enjoy your sweetie to the fullest this year and also remind you that you don’t have to spend a ton of money to have a ton of fun this Valentine’s Day. Maybe you’re a new couple and are looking for something fun to spark some love, or maybe you’ve been together for the long haul and need something to shake it up! Here...

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Fun And Free Date Ideas You Should Try

Bella Breakdown What’s better than a fun, romantic date night? One that’s free, of course. You don’t have to break the bank to impress your partner, and you don’t need them to break the bank for you. After all, the best things in life are free. Love and romance are all about creating the moment, which means some of the best date ideas are ones that cost little to no money. If you’ve been running out of ideas for you and your loved on for date nights, or are just bored with binge watching TV shows every night, here...

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Romantic DIY Mini Dates

Bella Breakdown Before we had children, my husband and I used to have weekly date nights. However, once we had kids, we were so tired and money became a priority to go toward “kid stuff” (and did I mention that we were so tired), that those times became few and far between. However, since our three kids are a little older and everyone sleeps through the night, we are always trying to find ways to get out and do something together without too much effort and without breaking the bank. Finding a reliable sitter is the first thing you...

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Finding Fun in Parenting for You & Your Spouse

Yes, Parenthood Can Be Fun & We’ll Show You How! A typical morning for me begins at 6:30 am with trying to tiptoe as quietly to the bathroom as possible to get a peaceful 15 minutes to myself to take a shower before the demands of the day begin. By demands, I mean loud cries from my 3 children for breakfast, a clean diaper, finding a toy, etc.  Once they awake, these demands keep coming all day long, until I fall into bed, exhausted in the evening. Would I change any of this? Not for anything! However, I find that sometimes the chaos...

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Parent’s Night Out: Fresh & Fun Date Night Ideas

Parenting Shouldn’t Be All Work & No Play! Do you ever find yourself looking at your spouse and wondering when the last time you spent any time alone was? The term “two ships passing in the night” applies to so many of us with young children. It is easy to get stuck in a rut when we are overcome by the exhaustion of juggling jobs, school, chores, after school activities, etc. However, this is one of the worst things we can do for our relationship, and therefore for our children. The base of a family is the parents and...

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