Years ago, we heard the best parenting advice ever. It's simple. Take your kiddos on a date. We started this tradition with each of our kids and it has been a great way to connect with them. The date does not have to be anything elaborate or expensive. We are talking quality time.
Sometimes, the little monkey and I like to go have cinnamon rolls in the morning. It starts the day off just right. He gets a sugar high and some mommy time and I get some monkey time and fatter thighs. Yes!