Last night was a first... the first time my husband and I have been out together alone in 7 years. We may have had one night somewhere before my daughter was born, but I honestly can't remember it, and doubt it very much. We never wanted to leave our son with a stranger, and family options for babysitting never seem to materialise, but last night, we finally managed it.
A local teenager has become our babysitter for the first time, and last night we went to our pub quiz night. This works out well since its only around the corner, and the kids are already asleep at that time.. or supposed to be. Of course they didn't want this arrangement to happen and took great pains to botch up our plans!!
In the end though it worked out well, we finished second in the quiz and had a great night with me finally meeting some of the neighbors!