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The Diner

 The hardest part of going out to eat with children is waiting for the food to arrive.

Will the pancakes ever get here?!?

What do you to do entertain your hungry kids at a restaurant?



  1. Sarah M September 24, 2011 at 10:41 pm

    Happened to me this morning. Sometimes I have a snack for him in my bag if the wait is going to be long. I also put his order in right away, even if my husband and myself have not decided on what to eat. Recently I bought a small dry erase board that he can use to draw, doodle or practice his letters. I’ll bring that to the restaurant so he can use it while we are waiting for the food. It seems to be a good distraction and he’s enjoying writing.

  2. Lisa September 27, 2011 at 1:02 am

    I would love to go to a restaurant that didn’t bring my daughter’s food out so super hot. We also bring snacks and put her order in right away. And it comes out scalding hot. So even worse than waiting for the food is waiting for the food to COOL DOWN….

  3. ck October 19, 2011 at 12:33 am

    we play go fish with the different colored sugar packets and then tic tac toe with them.

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