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9/22/14
I received a copy of Moms' Night Out on Blu-ray for review purposes.  All opinions are my own.

Moms' Night Out

Moms' Night Out.  Three simple but wonderful words for an exhausted mom like me!  But Murphy's Law pretty much says when you plan a moms' night out, it's bound to not work out as you planned. 

Case in point:  I had planned to go to a screening of this movie before it came out in theaters with a friend of mine.  We were going to leave the tots with the dads and have a fun evening of mom conversation and laughs.  I heard awesome things about this movie and that one of my favorite authors, Tricia Goyer, wrote the Moms' Night Out movie novelization.  So I knew this was something I couldn't miss!

I was excited to go since I was pregnant and tired and in need of a break.  (I wasn't sure I could sit through a whole movie without having to pee a hundred times but I was determined to try!)  And what do you know, I was sick and then bad weather canceled the screening.  We were going to try again on the rescheduled date, but my friend couldn't make it.  I was just too tired (and not feeling the greatest) to go on a "Moms' Night Out" alone, so I pretty much figured I wasn't meant to see this movie before the baby was born.


Thankfully, Moms' Night Out released on DVD & Blu-ray Sept. 2nd and I was able to get a copy for review.  And it was well worth the wait!

Synopsis:

All Allyson and her friends want is a peaceful, grown-up evening of dinner and conversation . . . a long-needed moms’ night out. But in order to enjoy high heels, adult conversation and food not served in a paper bag, they need their husbands to watch the kids for three hours—what could go wrong? 
 

Starring two-time Emmy Award® winner Patricia Heaton (Everybody Loves Raymond), Sarah Drew (Grey’s Anatomy), Sean Astin (Lord of the Rings trilogy) and country music superstar Trace Adkins, MOMS’ NIGHT OUT is a light-hearted film that follows the busy lives of three mothers as they attempt to have one celebratory night on the town, only to have it turn into complete chaos.
 



MOMS’ NIGHT OUT is a Kevin Downes Production of an Erwin Brothers Film. The film is directed by The Erwin Brothers, and produced by Kevin Downes in association with Four Boys Films and Pure Flix Entertainment.  Written by Andrea Nasfell and Jon Erwin, MOMS’ NIGHT OUT was filmed in Birmingham, Ala. 
 

My Review:

I could totally relate to the main character Allyson.  She's a tired mom (and blogger) who wants to feel happy, but just isn't because she hasn't taken the time to recharge her own batteries.  Like a lot of moms, she puts her family responsibilities and household chores ahead of herself.   

The movie has an all-star line up.  Patricia Heaton is perfect as a pastor's wife and older mentor.  Trace Adkins is hilarious as a biker who surprisingly waxes philosophical.  And I just love Sean Astin as the supportive and sweet husband to Allyson! 

There are a lot of funny moments in this movie that will make you chuckle or even snort.  Anything that can go wrong does, sometimes to the point of being a little cheesy.  But there are some heartwarming moments and great lessons to take with you about motherhood.

Great Lessons from Moms' Night Out:

*Take time for YOU.  Even if it's just a few minutes a day.  You can't give your best for your family if you don't recharge every now and then.
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*You are enough.  Don't let "mom guilt" get the best of you.  

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*Don't compare yourself to others.    You don't have to be Martha Stewart.  Be your best you.  Even those moms who look like they have it all together struggle with something.  (this goes back to the above, you ARE enough!)

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Every mom should see this movie, even if you have to watch it in the middle of the day with your kids like I did.  (Don't worry, it's kid friendly; there's no bad language or adult situations).


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Giveaway:

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Julie said...

My ideal Mom Night Out would be just hanging out with my friends chatting and having a glass of wine...or watching a movie...or painting at a nearby paint place. Really, anything with them! :)

Jennifer Essad said...

either works for me - it's pretty much girls night out, since our kids are all grown

Julie Wood said...

A Girl's Night out would be going to a good movie, and then after the movie going out to dinner and talking and having a nice relaxed time!!

apple blossom said...

I love doing crafts so that would be a wonderful outing with no kidos. ;P

momo said...

Myself and my three closest girlfriends do a Saturday girls day out once a month. We go out for brunch and then shopping for the rest of the day. We always have a great time-

wcaligirl said...

Perfect night out would be watch a movie, have dinner and not worry about the kids.

samantha wagner said...

I think a dinner where I'm not telling my kids to sit still every 2 minutes, and a movie or manicure. Nothing major.

floridagal94 said...

Looks like a great movie !!!

steve weber said...

dinner, cocktails, concert.

Shelly Peterson said...

For me dinner and a movie is a good night out.

Jessamine Dungo said...

For me, a nice dinner out would be nice. :)

Jodie in MN said...

A perfect night is just hanging out at a girlfriend's house with a bunch of friends and pizza :)

cjabdelnour said...

I would go to dinner and then a movie. Cheryl Abdelnour cjabdelnour@hotmail.com

Gilda Campos said...

Dinner, music and drinks!

j1man1r66 said...

Perfect Moms Night Out would be Spa TreatMent!!! with the girls!
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Jennifer Rogers

Sunnymay said...

An ideal mom's night out is anytime someone else does the cooking.

April Farley said...

It would start with a nice dinner and a couple of grown up drinks then end at a comedy club for lots of laughs

Crafty Zoo said...

My perfect girls night out would be just hanging with my best of friends without interruption or worry! Wouldn't really matter what we did!

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