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Danelle Ice is an entrepreneur in Los Angeles and mom of 3. She is the creator of HomeEverAfter.com and SimDanelle.com. Danelle is also known as internet personality SimDanelle, the first virtual person. Danelle is a beauty guru on YouTube, vlogger, blogger, and new media darling. She is a current brand ambassador for for Keurig and previous AMD Tech Mom, Kraft Foods Delicious Byte brand ambassador, and Purex Insider.

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  1. Carrie @ Moneysavingmethods.com
    May 9, 2008 @ 3:47 am

    Are you a Growing Kids God’s Way ( Baby Wise ) fan, too?

    We read these books when our first son was on his way, and the book began by centering around this very theme.

    We have always agreed and worked hard to make sure this holds true. We must have our time together!

    We have also carried it farther and make sure we have a date night ( couples only ) with a group of our closest friends. We all get together once a month, get babysitters for all our kids and go out to dinner, movies, each others houses, camping trips even.

    This has also been important to us….to make sure we all still can get together and feel like we once did…when we were young ( or younger ) and could double date and just be with others our own age.

    As a stay at home mom..so many times I have my close group of friends since we are together during the day with playdates, lunches, etc.

    And, my hubby has his work friends.

    But, we still needed to keep those core friends that were BOTH of our close friends….it is so healthy.

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  2. Danelle Ice
    May 9, 2008 @ 4:13 am

    @Carrie:
    I hadn’t heard of that book until you mentioned it… I’m looking at it now on Amazon (I think it’s the same one) and it looks interesting.

    I love your idea of including the friends/group activities as well. As you say, it’s important to be able to hold a separate identity as a couple and as part of the life you had before you were parents!

    Thanks so much for your input. You’re such an intelligent writer; I can’t wait for you to guest post. Thank you again!
    Danelle

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  3. Jessica Morris
    May 10, 2008 @ 9:13 pm

    Good post!! My husbands schedule varies each week, so we don’t have a defined date night, but we do *try* to get out once a week. Usually it works out to twice a month without the little one, but we do lots of things together after he’s in bed. Our favorite right now is making tea and sitting down and playing games together.
    It’s fun to just have fun with your spouse :)

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  4. Danelle Ice
    May 15, 2008 @ 9:42 pm

    @Jessica:
    That sounds like a great plan you two have. We do a lot of game playing in our house too (computer and board games)… it’s nice to have fun time together doing something non-child-related!
    Danelle, Home Ever After

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    April 1, 2010 @ 3:56 pm

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