Van Beat: Driveway Date Night

Written by Michelle and Emily


Don’t let the stick figure family mislead you.


It’s not all KidzBop and Cherrios and sippy cups up in here. No doubt the youngsters driving too close for our liking (four car lengths, thanks: Baby on Board!) think we’re just the family who reports their home-alone drinking parties to the police. What they don’t know is the real reason van windows are tinted. They can’t understand until they’re no longer the babysitters and instead are the desperate parents whose babysitters bailed again.


Cue the Marvin Gaye. Grab a bottle of wine and take it to the street…


well, the driveway, and don’t forget the video baby monitor.

Sure, teens have Makeout Point in their parents’ sedan, but real luxury is fold-away seats and a DVD player that descends from the ceiling. Awwwww yeaaah. It’s the modern-day drive-in with the movie of your choice:


3D was so last year. Who needs 3D glasses when you have fierce headphones?


All the cool parents are doing it…wearing headphones, I mean. And let’s be honest, anything feels like a vacation that isn’t a vacation with children. Date Night Driveway Style, a total mini-vacay on the cheap.

And if the vans a rockin’…come knockin’ because the next step is this:

whiteVanA conversion van.

Okay. Fine. This is more likely:


2 comments for “Van Beat: Driveway Date Night

  1. Catherine Pasierb
    May 17, 2013 at 10:18 am

    What a good sport he is!

  2. May 18, 2013 at 9:33 pm

    Hilarious! And adorable.

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