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NO BABYSITTER REQUIRED: AT-HOME DATE NIGHT IDEAS FOR PARENTS

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When you have kids, the cost of date nights can almost crush you.

You pay for so many things. There’s the babysitter, dinner, movie, drinks, coffee – the cost of the night, and the pressure to make it worth it, mount. A “traditional” date night of dinner and a movie could shake out like this:

  1. babysitting (6 hours @$7.50): $45
  2. nice dinner (with wine, dessert and coffee – plus tip): $80
  3. movies (at least we don’t need to buy snacks after that dinner!): $25

That’s $150! For one measly night out.

Now, of course, we could eat a less fancy dinner.  A fast food meal would cut this evening’s cost down – with shorter babysitting time and a cheap meal – probably half the cost. But, really, would that even feel worth the $75?

Enter “At-Home Date Nights”. Put the kids to bed, break out the low-to-moderate-cost idea list and remember what it is like to be a couple again.

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