Tag Archives: eating out

Restaurant Hunt

In Florida, we have months that stretch on end where we can’t really do much outside if it doesn’t involve water. So, we’re stuck with inside activities, and the library and mall can get old fast. If you’ve got enough … Continue reading

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No Kids Allowed

It seems like this keeps coming up. First, I posted about separating families on flights, then LZ Granderson popped in with his oh-so-expert opinion on “brats” and their parents, and now a restaurant has banned children under six from dining … Continue reading

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Serve Families First

This is going to sound privileged and whiny, but hear me out. Parents with children should be served first.  I know it looks like I’m out for special treatment and think the world owes me because I chose to drag … Continue reading

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Toddler Tricks – 28

Ways to Trick your Baby: Problem: You’re out to eat and your children do not want to sit still. They’re wriggling and whining and attempting to escape. Surely there are more interesting things in the restaurant that the silverware they can’t … Continue reading

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Baby Knows Best

I’m one of those mean mothers who doesn’t give her kids candy or chocolate or ice cream or chocolate milk.  My husband laughs at me over this all the time.  I’m not against these things in principle.  Really, it’s just … Continue reading

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Your Mama

I don’t expect my motherhood to be ignored, especially as I drag two toddlers across town – it is what I am, and I am proud to wear my badge – but there is no need to put me on an entirely different level than your other patrons. There is no need to coddle me, give me a wink and a nod, or relate to me solely in terms of my job. Continue reading

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