Home Tips 12 At Home Date Night Ideas for Busy Parents
At-Home Date Night Ideas for Busy Parents

12 At Home Date Night Ideas for Busy Parents

by Regan
This post may contain affiliate and/or referral links. Please see my disclosure page for more information.

Sharing is caring!

We all seem to be so busy these days. I am the first to admit that couple time in my house gets pushed to the back burner more than it should. Honestly, I can’t really remember the last time The Husband and I have had a proper date. Isn’t that sad?

Just because it’s sometimes difficult to plan a night out and hire a babysitter doesn’t mean that we have to ignore couple time altogether. Even an at home date night takes some planning since we have a teenager who goes to bed later and by then, The Husband is snoring on the couch. We need to make a conscious effort to keep the love alive even when time gets away from us.

At-Home Date Night Ideas for Busy Parents

Cook a nice dinner together.

Even if one of you can’t cook, you can still make a great meal together by having the non-cook in the family chop vegetables, gather ingredients, or make a salad. 

At-Home Date Night Ideas for Busy Parents

Watch a movie together.

Once the kids have gone to bed, don’t sit around looking at your phones. Pick out a movie or TV series, cuddle on the couch, and watch a movie together. Be sure to put the phones away so you are really watching together and talking to each other. 

10 more at home date night ideas

  • Turn your bedroom into a romantic hideaway with candles and flowers. 
  • Camp out in the backyard, living room, or den. 
  • Play a board game. If you’re feeling saucy, spice up the rules a bit. 
  • Experiment with cooking food from another country. Try Chinese, Indian, or Thai.
  • Watch the sunset and cuddle with a glass of wine and a cheese plate. 
  • Put on some music and take a bubble bath together.
  • Have a morning date with breakfast in bed. 
  • Have a picnic in the backyard.
  • Have a scavenger hunt. 
  • Make a conscious effort to cuddle and catch up on your day. 

At-Home Date Night Ideas for Busy Parents

Sharing is caring!

0 comment

Leave a Comment

* By using this form you agree with the storage and handling of your data by this website.

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.

This website uses cookies to improve your experience. We'll assume you're ok with this, but you can opt-out if you wish. Accept Read More

shares