Enjoying a Date Night

Last night was hubby and I's first date night without Little Bit. My mom came to our house and watched her so we could go out to dinner. I am SO glad we did that. I don't think I realized how much we needed it, but it was definitely nice and much needed. 

I am so determined to not let having a child change things too much. Obviously things change when you have children and if anything, they change for the better. You see each other in a new way and if you're like me, you fall in love with your baby daddy all over again. But yes, having a baby definitely does adjust your schedules, halter your sex life for six long weeks, and exhaust you a little. Things DO change after having a baby; but they don't have to change US

Having a date night will always be vital in my mind. It may not be every week, but here and there a date night is needed. Stepping away from things refreshes you and somewhat spices things up a bit. You can get dressed up (something I rarely do now) and feel pretty again (despite the saggy pooch I have from just having a baby) and you get to focus on just you two (as long as you left your child with someone you trust). 

I can't wait for when Little Bit can join us on date night and come to our favorite restaurants with us. I can't wait for when we can take her on trips and to the beach for the weekend. And I can't wait for when she comes running through the house to jump in our bed on Saturday mornings. But there will always be a need to have a dinner night with just him, a trip with just us two and a Saturday morning where we have our special time before parent duties call. 

Because let's face it, sometimes a little wine and a little sex is going to be what we all need to feel revitalized and refreshed. I may be a mommy now and him a daddy, but we're still a couple. 

How often do you try to do date night?


Sasha Savoy

Sasha is the owner and founder of The Mushy Mommy, a natural mother and baby boutique and The Mushy Mommy Village. She is a SAHM who works hard at living as minimal and unprocessed as possible, but never claims perfection. Her mission is to inspire, encourage, enlighten and empower mothers all over to feel good about their choices, to make healthy choices and to enjoy motherhood and all of its beauty and chaos.