The Best Valentine’s Gifts For Expectant and New Moms

As a new mom or a pregnant woman, I didn’t always feel particularly romantic on February 14th.  But I did appreciate any efforts to make me feel loved and appreciated.

My husband, who is a fantastically thoughtful fellow, took me out for Valentine’s Day sushi while I was pregnant with my son.  I had been experiencing deep and vivid sushi cravings and enjoyed the food so much that I actually asked him to stop talking so I could chew in silence with my eyes shut.  It was so rude–but the sushi was divine!  That kind of patience and grace is really the stuff of true love.

The Saturday Question: Do you have ideas for thrifty green dates?

Here at Green Baby Guide, we’re all about saving the planet, raising healthy children, and embracing frugality–but sometimes in the midst of all those goals, it’s easy to forget about reconnecting with your spouse or romantic partner.  How do you manage to fit time for a relationship in with all the other demands in your life?  Do you have any creative ideas for how to get free babysitting and enjoy a night out without breaking the bank?  What are your plans for this Valentines Day?  Thanks for sharing your insights!