ROMANCE ISN'T DEAD

It's almost Valentine's Day and love is swelling in the bitter February air, building to the romantic apogee that is the 14th. But why limit tender gestures to one day a year? Being romantic and being in love is wonderful isn't it, so don't let the overdone window display at Clinton's dictate when you should be reaching for the heart-shaped greetings cards.

I like to think I'm bit of a romantic, but a mortgage, school fees and buying a never ending supply of Calpol means I can't afford grand and expensive romantic gestures like whisking Georgia away for fanciful city breaks anymore. But, there are simpler and subtler ways to her heart. Some of them might seem rather trite to some, but once kids come along, finding the time and the money to be romantic can be tough. I've been discussing with US mums site Motherly just how I try and keep up a little romance in our lives when life is dictated by children. Click the image below to read more...

NO MORE ARTY FARTY PHOTOS ON CITY BREAKS :(

NO MORE ARTY FARTY PHOTOS ON CITY BREAKS :(