Mom + Dad Date Night Ideas

When you’re busy kid-wrangling (and working, and cleaning, and life-living in general), the thought of making time to go out can feel more exhausting than exhilarating. But you don’t have to give up on date night altogether; there are plenty of good reasons to get out there with your significant other, even when the couch is calling. Date night not only gives the two of youmuch-needed one-on-one time to reconnect as a couple; sometimes, it’s just fun to have a break from the ordinary — to remember why you got together in the first place.

While, yes, dinner or a movie probably sounds pretty great, why not try something a little more exciting? Since doing something activities together releases the feel-good chemical endorphins in your brain, it’s a great way to feel exhilarated and connected!

Do A Distillery Tour/Wine Tasting

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Instead of downing your usual Trader Joe’s wine at home, why not explore different wines at a local vineyard? Not only will you learn something new about wine, the two of you can take a walk together in a gorgeous setting (preferably with said wine).

Take a Quick Getaway

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It’s all of the fun of a kid-free vacation with minimal planning and packing. Pick the cheapest destination you can road-trip or quick-fly to, and go for just one night (swap babysitting favors with another parent to minimize costs). You’ll get to explore a new place together, which is always a great time! 

Rock Wall Climbing

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Rock-climbing centers are all over the place! The first time I went rock wall climbing I didn't think it would be my thing, but it was so fun! 

The two of you will get all of the Free Solo excitement with none of the actual danger. A burger and a beer afterwardsare definitely in order. 

Go to a Comedy Club or Live Band 

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If going to a comedy club sounds like a cheesy thing you did in the ’90s, think again; some of the hottestcomedians out there oftentry out material at hole-in-the-walllocal clubs. And the simple act of laughing together for an hour will have you and your partner connecting (and sharing in-jokes for days). Also, who doesn't love some good live music? Going to little dive bars and listening to live music has slowly become one of our favorite things! 

Take a Hotel Staycation

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Hotel rooms aren’t just for vacation. Check in for a few hours and it will feel like the most elicit date you’ve ever been on! Bonus – no need to pack a bag! Bonus points if you have cabins near you! I know where I live there are cabins galore. You can rent them for as little as $40 a night! 

Do a Double Date

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Sure, the point of going on a date is to connect with your partner, but sometimes adding in a little motivation to not skip out on your date night, (since it is with another couple) can really help out! Split the cost of a babysitter together and it gets even better haha. 

What are some of your favorite date night ideas?

Comment them down below! 

Thanks so much for reading. 


Kate Emoji


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