Help a Mom: Searching for 'mommy matinees,' other escapes for mom of infant
Posted September 3, 2013
I received this email from a local mom the other week. She's the first-time mom of a month-old baby.
Are there any theaters in the area that offer a mommy matinee? I've heard of movie theaters that have special showings where the house lights stay dimmed and the volume is a little lower where moms can take small children. The movies are not necessarily kid movies ... this is more of an escape for moms.
There were theaters, at one point, that did offer these special showings for moms and other caregivers of young children. From my quick look around Triangle theaters, I have not found one that offers these anymore. But I can be wrong ... so if you know of one in the region, please share.
But it sounds like she's looking for other ideas to get out and about with her little one. I took a lot of long walks when my babies were that young. What did you do to get out of the house?
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