How to Get More 'Me-Time' and/or Time Together as a Couple

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Is the notion of summer love a distant memory now that you have kids and you and your partner get no alone time? Is " date night" a term that makes you laugh out loud because it's such a foreign concept? Or maybe you just need a break yourself (even for 10 minutes!) from being an on-duty parent 24/7. Well, perhaps it's time to get creative so you can carve out some much-needed one-on-one time with your partner, or some well-deserved down time for yourself. Read our informative, foolproof guide to creating a successful babysitting co-op , wherein you and your trusted friends can take turns caring for each other's little ones while you and your beloved hit the town sans kids! If you're nursing a newborn on demand or don't feel comfortable leaving your infant home just yet , you must read our tips and tricks to having a romantic date night at home . Check out our top 5 favorite green bouncers for babies -- most babes will happily sit perched in a bouncer while you put your feet up for a bit! Want to drop the kids off at grandma's but don't want to lug all his/her favorite toys? Share these ten ways to entertain toddlers at home without toys ! Thinking of hiring a nanny or babysitter? Here's a guide to getting your nanny to embrace and uphold your green lifestyle . Did you know in London, working parents can now take advantage of 24-hour childcare ? For a good laugh, read our cheeky story on the Crib Dribbler, which feeds your baby so you can get some rest .

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