Movies for Mommies is a fun way to spend an afternoon with your mom and baby group friends. In my city, a local theatre has a program where a weekly matinee is held specifically for moms and their infants (although friends, caregivers and grandparents are all welcome to attend as well). It’s an excellent play date idea for moms with young babies who want a relaxing afternoon out.
What is Movies for Mommies?
Miss going to movies now that you have a little one at home? It is still possible to go out to a movie with your baby!
In these Movies for Mommies programs, the theatre turns down the volume a bit so the little ones can enjoy a nap while mom watches the movie. They also provide a baby station at the back of the theatre with a change table area, bottle warmer and stroller parking. It’s an excellent way to enjoy a movie with the moms in your group since you won’t be worrying about your little one crying and interrupting the show – everyone there is a mom as well so they’ll understand!
Here is a link to Movies for Mommies so you can check for a theatre in your area. If your local theatre doesn’t offer this type of service, I’m sure that with a prearranged request they’d be willing to accommodate your mom & baby group for a matinee Movies for Mommies one afternoon.
After arriving at the theatre, stocking up on popcorn & soda and settling into your seats, why not test your movie knowledge with a movie trivia quiz (you can print this one for free!). You could keep score and award a prize to the person with the most correct answers. A prize idea could be a home movie date night basket with microwavable popcorn, flavored popcorn salt, non-alcoholic spritzer, two wine glasses and some cutely decorated napkins.
What’s the last movie you saw at the theatre?
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