I think date nights are very important. Whether you have children, or not, they are a time to reconnect as a couple, and nothing else.
Our date nights have changed recently, since building our 'shed'.
I'm lucky to have a child old enough, and responsible enough, to look after his 2 younger siblings. However, I still don't like going too far, without my mum here to back him up.
So, seeing as I don't like asking for babysitting (she has them when she wants, not when I do), we changed the way we do 'date nights', this is where the shed comes in.
Here is my list, for a successful
Somewhere peaceful, where you feel comfortable
A good movie
Someone to share it with!
We have all this, in our shed:
It's all we need, with the benefit of being close to the children, if they need us!
What's important to your date night?