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Dining Out With Kids

That Moment When Your Last Baby Says She Doesn't Want To Grow Up

Amanda Magee | Posted 01.07.2015 | Parents
Amanda Magee

A quiet moment and a sound different from anything I'd heard at the table happened. Finley, her head resting on the table, arms crossed beneath her face like a cradle. Her voice no more than a squeak, I missed it the first time.

When I Realized My Kids Are Good Kids

Gina Jacobs Thomas | Posted 10.24.2014 | Parents
Gina Jacobs Thomas

I ate my meal in a state of heightened alertness, whispering quick reminders to my kids not to use the butter knife as a drum stick, and to "please use your napkin to wipe off that glob of fruit on your chin instead of your forearm."

The Simple Act That Banished My Sadness

Ellen Seidman | Posted 02.01.2013 | Parents
Ellen Seidman

I think I speak for many moms of kids with special needs when I say we don't want pity; it's isolating. But a smile or words that say hey, motherhood is tough -- any kind of motherhood is tough -- are reassuring.

LOOK: Eating Out With Kids vs. Without Kids

nickmom | Posted 12.03.2012 | Parents

Written by Adrienne Hedger and Shannon Seip for NickMom Kids act the same whether we eat in our own kitchen or go to a restaurant – they throw th...

How to Save More When You're Dining Out

Jeanette Pavini | Posted 09.26.2012 | Money
Jeanette Pavini

Ready for a night out? Sometimes the best summer "vacation" is a break from your kitchen. And it's entirely possible to take a hiatus from cooking without breaking your budget.

How To Dine Out With Kids

Menuism | Posted 02.12.2012 | Home

Have you ever gone to a restaurant hoping for a quiet, relaxing dining experience only to find that the table next to you is the temporary playground for a couple of rowdy kids and two stressed-out parents?