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Mom’s Night Out Review

This is a sponsored post. I received a free copy of Mom’s Night Out from Family Christian in exchange for this review.

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A few months ago I got to see Moms’ Night Out during a Ladies Night at our church. Long before I got a review copy the movie impacted me during a time when I was struggling to balance all life had thrown at me and was feeling like a failure as a mom.

I laughed.

I cried.

More than once I said, “That is me!”

It seems there is much division when it comes to Moms’ Night Out. Many women love it, many hate it.

Some seem to think there is no way a woman with a loving husband, three beautiful kids, a nice house and a supportive church family can be unhappy.

The  truth is, many women have all of that are unhappy. We may be very grateful for what we have but as we battle in our minds and measure our lives against the lofty standards we set for themselves they end up unhappy.

That was the biggest takeaway for me in the movie. I won’t go into specifics as I don’t want to spoil the movie for those who have not see it.

For most of us, our life is not a straight path laid out before us that heads to Jesus. There are bumps, detours, failures and shortcomings that distract us. We sometimes need a reminder that we don’t need to be perfect. We don’t need to have it all together. What we do need to do is remember for what and for who we are living. It’s not for show and it’s not so others look up to us and want to emulate us. Mom’s Night Out was a reminder to me that through a messy life we can live out God’s purpose. Messy isn’t an excuse.

The over all story might seem far-fetched (aren’t most movies) but you can see the underlying aspects of redemption and grace throughout. From the young unwed mother who needs support to the “perfect” pastor’s family who struggles with relationships just like the rest of us. It does start out a bit slow but I found it to be funny and a great stress reliever.

If you live under legalism or under the mask of a perfect life Moms’ Night Out may offend you. But if you want a movie where you can relate to the struggles of imperfect people trying to live the best life they can in a fallen world, you should enjoy it (and even laugh out loud a few times).

 

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You can pick up your copy of  Moms’ Night Out from Family Christian on DVD right now for $14.99! It’s a great stockingn stuffer!

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Comments

  1. I thought this was one of the best movies ever, appropriate for everyone~!

  2. I was just thinking the other day that I wanted to see this!

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