Cupid's Pulse Article: Penelope Cruz and Javier Bardem Bring Son on Lunch DateCupid's Pulse Article: Penelope Cruz and Javier Bardem Bring Son on Lunch Date

Javier Bardem took a break from shooting his new film, Venuto Al Mundo, with a family lunch outgoing with wife Penelope Cruz and their son.  Smiles and lots of love where on the lunch menu. captured the parents enjoying the meal as well as the company of their 10 month old child, Leo. About being a parent, Cruz told Vogue in June, “From the first second, you feel so much love. It is a revolutionary experience.  That’s the best way I can describe it.  It transforms you completely, in a second.  Nature is very wise and gives you nine months to prepare, but in that moment, when you see that face, you are transformed forever.”

How can you involve your child in a romantic date?

Cupid’s Advice:

A date with your partner can lose its romance when the kids have to tag along. Find out how to keep the vibe going with subtle actions:

1. Communicate: Even if your child is present, make sure to speak to still incorporate adult conversation as well.

2. Touch: Just taps on the hand or rubs on the back throughout the date can keep things intimate.

3. Share dessert: Share a sweet treat while the kids make their own mess at the other end of the table.

How do you keep the romance alive when your child is with you? Share your thoughts below.