"Driveway Dating" for busy parents with kids

Posted by Dr. John Gresham Wed, 18 Dec 2013 15:06:00 GMT

Here is an interesting idea -- this author with little kids at home would put the oldest kid in charge and go meet her husband in the car when he drove home from work and they would sit in the car in the driveway and share a cup of coffee and conversation for a precious half hour alone and without interruption before returning to the house and all the demands of small children.

The article goes on to talk about the importance of date nights for healthy marriages -- even if it is just out for a coke or coffee. A date night is a good setting to use the Couple Communication in Christ format we teach on the SPIN retreat and to share affirmations, questions and dreams with each other. Here is the article Spice up your advent with driveway dating