What a Friday Night Out Looks Like After Having Kids

Friday Night Out

Picture this – I’m on my first Friday night out since Mr Baby was born, kid free and cruising through the Adelaide Hills blaring my old skool RNB and Beyonce jams (because you know – I’m ‘Flawless’ and ‘I Woke Up Like This’ and all that!) and THIS mama has a BIG night planned!

First stop – Hospital. I have some precious cargo in my car waiting to be dropped off. A Poop Sample. Yep – not only had I been elbow deep in baby poop for a week thanks to Mr Baby being sick all week – but the ONLY reason I was having a night out was because that Poop Sample wasn’t going to make its way to pathology on its own. So really – I owe that poop for giving me
an excuse to get out of the house! Never thought I’d be thanking baby poop for a night out…

Nothing says a great night out like a poop sample in the back of the car!

Nothing says a great night out like a poop sample in the back of the car!

Second stop – Coles. Because I forgot to place our online shopping order and we had no food left. I blame the poop for this. I was too busy living beside the change table trying to catch the mustard poop that kept flying through the air at each nappy change that I forgot this essential chore. But that’s ok, because I decide to mix things up a bit. I’m going to be a rebel and stay out a little late, and stroll through Kmart because I’m kid free and don’t have to be dragged to the toy section for once, and then I indulge in a family block of chocolate with a bottle of Sprite while I sit in the car park because I am a responsible driver – no drink driving here!

It may not compare to my pre-baby nights out in the best bars in Sydney. I may have been rocking a Bonds outfit instead of a sexy LBD and my ‘bubbly’ drink may have been Sprite rather than an amazing glass of champers, and instead of dancing the night away in a dimly lit club I was stuffing my face with chocolate in a dimly lit car park (like a creeper!) but at that moment it was THE BEST NIGHT OUT EVER!

Does Sprite count as having some bubbly?

Does Sprite count as having some bubbly?

How life has changed as a Mama of two! But it’s all good – I’ve got this. After my Friday Night Out driving poop around and being a creeper in a parking lot I was prepared to return to my role as Milk Factory/Mama/Wifey with my sanity intact – somewhat!

I wonder what my next Night Out will be like? Stay tuned!

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About Jessica

Jess is a mum of two boys and has recently relocated to rural South Australia, where she’s enjoying country life (and the fact that it takes so long to get anywhere that she can spend hours in the car on her own!). Jess road tests our baby products with the help of her baby boy Ashton!

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