How to celebrate Valentine's Day as a parent

Published: Thursday, Feb. 13 2014 1:16 p.m. MST

It may not be chocolates and roses, but there are many ways to celebrate Valentine's Day as a parent.

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Not sure how to celebrate Valentine’s Day as a parent?

ABC News has you covered with five ideas on how to make the most of your Valentine’s Day, even if you have kids to watch after. The ideas include doing something small that gets you out of the “parent mode” and spending an hour together once putting the kids to bed, ABC News said. And you might even want to put on a clean shirt.

"Get out of parent mode, even temporarily," said Andrea Syrtash, relationship expert, to ABC News. "Having little ones and being romantic are not mutually exclusive, you can do both."

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