September 20, 2014

45 At-Home Date Night Ideas for AFTER the Kids are in Bed!

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At Home Date Night Ideas 

Kids. Ah the joys of parenthood. They require time, energy, love and attention. It can be so easy to get swept up in the care and needs of the children that you forget the care and needs of your spouse! Finding time for date night with your spouse when kids are in the picture can be TOUGH but it IS possible and it IS IMPORTANT!

Today we share with you 45 date night ideas that you can do from home after the kids are in bed. So put those kiddos to bed a little early tonight and have some all-important time alone with your spouse!

45 At-home date nights for after the kids are in bed

Once those kids are tucked nicely in bed, it is time for the fun to begin! Check out these 45 ideas for date night with your spouse. There is something for everyone:

  • 10 Unique Date Night Ideas
  • 10 Romantic Date Night Ideas
  • 25 Sexy Date Night Ideas

Date Night Ideas for After the Kids are in Bed 

The kids are sound asleep and it is time to reconnect with your spouse after a long day! Here are 10 unique date night ideas that you can do from home while the kids are sleeping! These date nights are fun, silly but most of all easy to do!

Date night ideas for when you have kids

Date night ideas for when you have kids

1. Double Feature Date Night - One of the easiest date nights to do with your spouse is watch a movie, but this time –  make movie watching something different and special! 

2. Conversation Starters: A Private Affair - Taking time to talk with your spouse is the perfect was to reconnect. With these conversation prompt questions you will have plenty to talk about! 

3. Couples Would You Rather? - Conversation time just got sillier with these question prompts that ask you to choose between two absurd situations and justify your answer. This date night is so simple but will have you talking long into the night! 

4. Getting to Know You Matching Game - See how well you really know your spouse with a competitive game for two. You might just learning something new!

5. All About Us Charades - No talking aloud in this date night. Act out clues to help your spouse guess the answer. 

Date night ideas for when you have kids

6. 50+ Games for 2 With a Deck of Cards! - My spouse and I love to play card games. This post has over 50 new game ideas. All you need is a deck of cards! 

7. The Color Code Date - Get to know your spouse and improve your relationship with this personality quiz. Then read the book to understand better how your two personalities work best together. 

8. The Newlywed Game - Get ready for a night of laughter as you try to guess what your spouse will answer about you. This date night is based off the classic television game show. OR, we have the NOT-so-Newlywed version

9. Name That Treat - Put your taste buds to the test as you try to identify a tasty treat. 

10.Secret Love Notes - Using various secret codes, write love notes to each other and then decode them! 

Romantic Date Night Ideas

Just for this night, put aside the roles of mom and dad and remember what it was like to be dating when you first met! These are 10 date night ideas that are full of romance! Rekindle your fire tonight and you might want to close your bedroom door!

Romantic Date Nights for when you have kids

Romantic Date Nights for when you have kids

11. Power Outage Date Night - Turn off the lights and turn off the electronics because it is date night by candlelight tonight – no electricity allowed.  

12. Cuddle Kit for 2 - Everything you need for an evening of cuddling all in one place. Snuggle up and get cozy! 

13. Love Shack - Turn your bedroom into your very own love shack! Your spouse will be anxious to enter! 

14. Je T’iame Hotel - Turn your master bedroom into a suite of a fancy french hotel! Nothing invites romance more than your own private sanctuary! 

15. Romantic Rooftop - If you have a house that allows, set up a romantic evening on your roof! Sometimes you have to get creative to get some alone time! 

Romantic Date Nights for when you have kids

16. Loveseat Lounge - Sit back and relax as you convert your living room and your couch into a lounge for two. This is perfect for a night of relaxing and romance! 

17. Spa Night - Unwind with these tips for a night at the spa. 

18. Suite Retreat Kit - Items for an evening of romance all in one basket. A perfect gift to invite your spouse to a romantic evening in your private suite. 

19. Spouse Sleepover - Remember the days of sleeping over at your BFF’s house? Now you can have just as much fun with your spouse! 

20. Sensual Massage - Romance will ensue with not just any old massage, but a sensual massage. Relax, unwind and connect with your spouse! 

Sexy Date Night Ideas

The kids are tucked safely in their rooms and it time to take your spouse to YOUR OWN room for a little spouse play time! We have 25 fun and sexy games for a date night with your spouse behind closed (and probably locked) doors!

Sexy date nights for couples with kids

Sexy date nights for couples with kids

21. Deal or No Deal - Based off of the hit TV show, you can see just how lucky your spouse will get tonight. Will he win a kiss or go all the way? 

22. 2 Minutes in Heaven - Set your timer for the best 2 minutes of your life! Roll the die to reveal what you will be doing during your 2 minutes in heaven.  

23. Guess The Flavor - Get ready for lip lock time with these unique chapsticks that, when lips touch, create new flavors. 

24. A Steamy Bucket List - Start tonight making and checking off your own personal bucket list of bedroom wishes! 

25. Bedroom Value Menu - Have fun selecting your choice of playtime combinations with this clever bedroom menu. 

Sexy date nights for couples with kids

26. DIY Games for the Bedroom - Make your own little game for the bedroom and you can make it person to you! Great ideas for creating your own bedroom game. 

27. Fantasy Suite Date Night - Choose from a variety of options for what type of night awaits you in your fantasy suite. 

28. Games for the Bedroom - More ideas for taking ordinary games and twisting them for some bedroom fun. Twister, chutes and ladders and more! 

29. DIY Sexy Spinner Card - Spin the dial to see what secret love surprise awaits you tonight! 

30. Go Picasso! {Blacklights in the Bedroom} - Turn out the lights and turn ON the backlights for some artistic fun in the dark! 

Sexy date nights for couples with kids

31. It’s a Love Match! - Put a romantic spin on the classic game of memory and you have a fun {and sexy!} date night! 

32. Make Out Session - Go back to how all the romance started and re-live the days where making out was what you did! 

33. Remove Your “Candy Shell” - This sweet and sexy game will have you removing your layers in a game for two! 

34. Sexy Survey - Find out what really turns your spouse on! Take time to really talk about your sexual relationship with this survey! 

35. Not Your Mother’s Spice Rack! - Choose a “flavor” and spice up your night with several choices for a themed night in the bedroom. 

Sexy date nights for couples with kids

36. Simon Says - This is no child’s game! Simon say to do some sexy things and you’ve gotta do what Simon says . . . 

37. Naked Night - Invite your spouse to a night sans-clothes! Free printable included. 

38. Sizzling Truth or Dare - A sexy spin on another childhood game. Are you daring enough? 

39. Strip Horse - Add a little competition to the bedroom with a friendly game of horse -  strip horse!

40. Spin the Bottle - Spin the bottle to reveal your evening fate! Just like when you were a teenager only way better! 

Sexy date nights for couples with kids

41. The Ultimate Fire-Themed Date Night - Get ready for a night that is hot, hot, HOT! Sparks will be flying with this fire-themed date night for the bedroom! 

42. Dirty Deeds - Stop the mundane and tired bedroom routine! Start an intimate game for two, that will last the whole year.  You submit your desires to the can and later pull them out on a night when the kids were asleep. 

43. Follow Me Sexy Tease - Lead your spouse to the bedroom with a sexy and suggestive  invite and pathway. 

44. Strip Trivia, A Bedroom Game - A bedroom game that helps you shed those layers as you answer trivia questions. Now the REAL question is do you want to win or lose? 

45. The Game of Love - Surprise your spouse as you pull back the covers to reveal a DIY bedroom game that your spouse will LOVE! 

And there it is! 45 different activities you can enjoy with your spouse after the kids are in bed! No excuses for not spending some quality time with your spouse tonight! 

If kids {of anything else} is making it hard for you and your spouse to enjoy date night, check out these

Tips for Making Date Night Happen

and to make sure that your evening at home goes just right try these

5 Tips for Making Your Date Night At Home a Success

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