As new parents, everything in your life is now centered around your new baby. Parenthood means a lot of new adventures. From decorating the nursing to feeding your baby for the first time. Each new thing will be a wonderful experience for both you and your significant other. While you will both marvel in this new world of parenthood, it’s important not to lose the connection with your spouse. That’s why we’ve put together 3 easy ways for new parents to reconnect.
1. Enjoy the Home Alone
Let Grandma and Grandpa keep your little bundle of joy for the weekend and just enjoy being home alone. Now that you’re not the only residents, it can feel nice to be the only two in your home. Sleep in on a Saturday, cook breakfast in your underwear, lounge around reading the newspaper, and take delight in being alone with one another.
2. Go Away for a Weekend
Taking a trip out of town can seem like a daunting task for new parents. Going away for a weekend can allow you and your spouse to enjoy time away from all your new responsibilities. Take a trip to a new city and experience new things together. Getting away allows you both disconnect from your daily responsibilities and just reconnect as a couple.
3. Be Kids Again Together
Now that you’re all grown up with a baby, laughing and feeling like a kid can seem like a strange part of your past. Let go of all your adult tasks and just be a kid again together. Go to the zoo, play outside in a rainstorm, play pranks on one another, and just enjoy laughing and being childlike with your spouse. This can allow you both to forget what it’s like to be a responsible adult and remember how fun it is to just let loose and act like a kid.
Reconnecting with your spouse after having a baby is a must for a healthy, happy marriage. Don’t be ashamed for wanting to spend time alone with another to just simply be alone. New parents will agree with you that taking the time to just be Husband and Wife, instead of Mommy and Daddy, will help ensure your marriage is always happy.