Don’t Wake Mommy – Review

Don’t Wake Mommy – Lifetime – 2 hours


Molly and Brad have a beautiful 6-month-old girl named Ava.  Molly loves being a mother but is often tired, confused, and second-guesses herself.   Her doctor tells her she may have postpartum depression.  Worried about this diagnosis, Molly keeps it to herself.  Brad, a fireman, tells her to join an online support group for mothers. In this support group, Molly meets Beth.  Single mom and former nurse, Molly has a son named Robert.  Robert was conceived in an affair with a married man, who wants nothing to do with Beth or the baby.  Beth is a bit abrasive at first, but her help is soon welcome by Molly.  It’s not long before Molly is sleeping all the time, forgetting about Ava, and abandoning her friends.  Molly’s friend, Susan, knows something is wrong with Molly, Beth, and their relationship.  Susan decides to get to the bottom of it.  And that’s when it all hits the fan.

You will sit in suspense trying to figure out Beth’s motives for her obsession.  You know Beth is the bad guy, but you want to know why.   The depths of Beth’s depravity are explained in just a few minutes of gossip.  It’s easy to miss.  Sara Rue plays crazy extremely well.  Often, you find yourself afraid of her.  Lifetime chose well with this movie.  You will be left in suspense, fear, and OMG moments.  You will want to watch it again.

For Lifetime fans: I give it 4 out of 5 stars

For Everyone else: I give it 3 out of 5 stars

I wasn’t asking about the baby.  I was asking about you – Beth

Mother was right about you. – Beth

I feel like there is this unspoken expectation for me to be perfect – Molly

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