This is How We Do: Date Night



Ever wonder how other couples manage to have a regular date night once kids enter the picture? Today April, Indiana and Ashlee chat about the complexity of making date night happen with kids running around. You’ll hear how the concept of ‘date night’ has changed from pre-kids to post-kids, how they make childcare work, what makes for a great date, and of course, what makes for a bad one as well. Plus, April shares about her ‘stay-in date night clothes’ and you’ll get to find out what bizarre thing Indiana and her husband did for a cheap night out back in college. Whether your ideal date night includes a four-course meal at a hip restaurant or eating takeout on the couch, we hope you feel encouraged after this episode to plan a date night of your own this month!

Show Notes

Thank you to our episode sponsor: 

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Mentioned in this episode:

Essay: Drunk on Sunshine and Freedom by Ashlee Gadd

Brazillian Churrascaria = steakhouse with running cowboys who have all you can eat meat on swords [example: Fogo de Chao]

Video: Lily and Marshall pause their arguments on How I Met Your Mother

Date night in supplies: cute / sexy loungewearpretty candle holdersdripless tapersAmazon Prime (now with HBO) for movies, make the best popcorn at home.

Sacramento restaurant loved by Ashlee and Brett: The Press ("best meatballs ever"... just don't take their table)


C+C Freewrites: Love After Babies

Marriage themed essays on C+C

The Year of Dates

Show credits: 

Hosted by Indiana Adams, Ashlee Gadd, and April Hoss, produced by Katie Leipprandt, edited by Kyle Cummings.

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