dining out with little ones
tips to keep your little one busy and meltdown-free while you’re out to eat as a family
your generous (and useful) top tips are here:
and your list of dont's...
no sugar packets
no noisy toys
Most of you agreed that dining out with a child comes with its own brand of chaos, no matter how prepared you are, but that bringing your kids out to eat is a helpful way to prepare them for life in the real world. That’s how we all learn not to throw our dinner rolls on the floor or take our diapers off in the dining room: by doing.
So go out to brunch. Go out to lunch! Go out to dinner or breakfast or coffee. And when there’s a little one melting down at the table next to you, offer his parents a smile and a nod and send them a round of drinks.
We’re all in this together, right?