Alyssa Milano and Dave Bugliari attend Hollywood Stands Up To Cancer Event with contributors American Cancer Society and Bristol Myers Squibb hosted by Jim Toth and Reese Witherspoon and the Entertainment Industry Foundation on Tuesday, January 28, 2014 in Culver City, California. Credit: Kevin Mazur/Getty Images for Entertainment Industry Foundation

Alyssa Milano and David Bugliari have a standing date every weekend. “My parents come stay with us so we have help with the babies,” the mother of Milo, 5, and Elizabella, 2, told Us Weekly on Thursday, September 15, at Peloton Cycle in NYC. “They understand the importance of actually spending time with your spouse. It’s what’s kept their 50-year marriage.”

The Charmed alum, who wed the talent agent in 2009, believes alone time is vital for couples with kids. “You have to be able to still connect on a human level and not just a parental level,” Milano, 43, said. “I’ve watched a lot of my friends struggle with their marriage and I think it’s because they’ve lost that adult connection. You gotta make time for that.” 

And it doesn’t have to involve a romantic dinner. “David and I can honestly make a date out of going to Target to do back-to-school shopping,” Milano told Us. “We love to be together and we have fun no matter what we do.”

Just as important: spending one-on-one time with each child. “Elizabella has a mommy-and-me ballet class that we go to,” says the actress. “With Milo, I’m the bench coach for his baseball team. He loves it. I was his bench coach last year, and I said, ‘Do you want me to do this again?’ and he said, ‘Yeah, mom, you have to!’”

Milano was at Peloton promoting her latest Touch by Alyssa Milano sportswear for the NFL. 

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