03/21/2013 10:37 am ET Updated Mar 21, 2013

Gadgets At Restaurants Quiet Kids, But Not Critics

Back in the day, parents would toss crayons and coloring books into the diaper bag before heading to a restaurant with the kids. Today, we charge up our smartphones and download a few apps to maintain the peace.

Unfortunately, while other patrons may appreciate the blissful silence coming from our tables, it doesn’t mean they’re not judging us for how we’ve obtained it.

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