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Mari333 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri May-14-10 10:05 AM
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33. hahahaha my 2 yr old grandson is notorious
try telling a 2 yr old to settle down.

anyway, he is pretty good, but if he does start up my son whispers into his ear, like the dog whisperer, and he settles down. Its not natural for a 2 yr old to sit for prolonged periods of adult chit chat.

bringing a Dora the Explorer tape helps a lot
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  -Francis Lam, Salon.com: "Is it possible to dine out politely with kids?" Amerigo Vespucci  May-14-10 08:38 AM   #0 
  - 3 words - Chuck E. Cheese  izquierdista   May-14-10 08:41 AM   #1 
  - I spoke with a restaurant owner several years ago...  Amerigo Vespucci   May-14-10 08:49 AM   #7 
  - That's too bad...  CoffeeCat   May-14-10 09:07 AM   #15 
  - Several colleagues have referred to the woman I spoke with as "arrogant"  Amerigo Vespucci   May-14-10 09:35 AM   #27 
     - Why does everything think they can do...  CoffeeCat   May-14-10 10:38 AM   #46 
  - Probably will fail  NeedleCast   May-14-10 09:24 AM   #23 
  - They didn't hire good staff either.  Amerigo Vespucci   May-14-10 09:47 AM   #28 
     - Wouldn't Listen To Anyone  NeedleCast   May-14-10 09:58 AM   #29 
  - Too bad they didn't think to partition off a section  pipi_k   May-14-10 10:01 AM   #30 
  - The interior was terrible...  Amerigo Vespucci   May-14-10 11:33 AM   #56 
  - The crayon cups may not have been for kids at one time.  HuckleB   May-14-10 03:18 PM   #72 
  - No, I asked, they were most definitely there for kids  Amerigo Vespucci   May-14-10 03:48 PM   #76 
  - people bring their kids to coffee shops. i don't get it. the buy them frappe type drinks  Liberal_in_LA   May-14-10 03:21 PM   #73 
     - I walked out of Cardinal Coffee Shop one time without ordering  Amerigo Vespucci   May-14-10 03:52 PM   #77 
  - Who the hell would go to Chuck E's just to dine out?  wtmusic   May-14-10 08:55 AM   #10 
     - Chuck E. Cheese HELL!  MajorChode   May-14-10 10:43 AM   #48 
  - I don't mind people bringing their kids to restaurants.  hobbit709   May-14-10 08:42 AM   #2 
  - + 1 000 000 000 000  kestrel91316   May-14-10 10:19 AM   #39 
  - We always took our kids to higher end restaurants.  carlyhippy   May-14-10 08:45 AM   #3 
  - My Siblings and I  RobinA   May-14-10 10:56 AM   #50 
     - My kids have eaten at some of the finest restaurants in the world  GumboYaYa   May-14-10 11:29 AM   #55 
     - that is how we did it, we were not into the multi-course 2 hour dinners anyway  carlyhippy   May-14-10 01:57 PM   #65 
  - I don't really have a comment...  SidDithers   May-14-10 08:46 AM   #4 
  - I don't hate kids and I don't mind sharing restaurant space with them...  pipi_k   May-14-10 08:47 AM   #5 
  - That is the correct answer.  hobbit709   May-14-10 08:48 AM   #6 
  - I've been in Los Angeles for 27 years and honestly can't remember the last time  kestrel91316   May-14-10 10:22 AM   #41 
  - Bingo on your second point.  geardaddy   May-14-10 10:40 AM   #47 
  - adult talking on cell phone in restaurant = that unruly kid. saying seems like not a kid issue  seabeyond   May-14-10 12:12 PM   #61 
  - I posted a few years ago about a horrific restaurant experience I  LibDemAlways   May-14-10 11:36 AM   #57 
     - i have yet to see a kid behave like that at home, let alone a restaurant  seabeyond   May-14-10 12:13 PM   #62 
  - Exactly  JerseygirlCT   May-14-10 02:55 PM   #68 
     - Yep...the danger factor...  pipi_k   May-14-10 05:29 PM   #80 
        - And I can't help thinking, as I watch it, that the parents  JerseygirlCT   May-14-10 06:37 PM   #84 
  - These threads are always fun!  Coventina   May-14-10 08:50 AM   #8 
  - Those ground rules are spot-on. All great, bbut I especially like the iced-coffee rule  blondeatlast   May-14-10 08:50 AM   #9 
  - "strong way to declare a truce with baby-haters"  NeedleCast   May-14-10 08:56 AM   #11 
  - Common sense? Tolerance? Wha....  wtmusic   May-14-10 09:07 AM   #14 
  - When they were little we only went to very child-friendly places.  Dappleganger   May-14-10 08:58 AM   #12 
  - My brother and I were raised going out to dinner every Friday night.  Walk away   May-14-10 09:05 AM   #13 
  - Oh, sometimes I don't even see that...  pipi_k   May-14-10 10:11 AM   #36 
     - I am guessing that these families don't have dinner together at home...  Walk away   May-14-10 11:18 AM   #52 
  - This article is full of common sense  supernova   May-14-10 09:09 AM   #16 
  - Is it possible to dine out politely with loud Republicans?  wtmusic   May-14-10 09:11 AM   #17 
  - I think we're really lucky...  CoffeeCat   May-14-10 09:14 AM   #18 
  - "with a stroller the size of a KIA"  Oregone   May-14-10 09:17 AM   #19 
  - I have a client in San Jose...  Amerigo Vespucci   May-14-10 11:08 AM   #51 
     - Hey I hear ya  proud2BlibKansan   May-14-10 11:43 AM   #58 
  - I've lived a long time. I've eaten out in "nice" restaurants a lot.  Demoiselle   May-14-10 09:18 AM   #20 
  - I think you may have hit on another important point...  madmom   May-14-10 10:02 AM   #31 
  - at the least, five nights a week. weekends i am off the clock cooking.  seabeyond   May-14-10 10:05 AM   #34 
  - Here in L.A. the trend is those double-wide two-seater strollers with  kestrel91316   May-14-10 10:28 AM   #43 
     - New Yorkers are the fastest walkers in the country, so if most  smirkymonkey   May-14-10 12:37 PM   #64 
  - other than more family oriented diner and babies... i have yet to see out of control children  seabeyond   May-14-10 09:21 AM   #21 
  - You've been very lucky then.  hobbit709   May-14-10 09:27 AM   #24 
  - Come to Los Angeles and try eating out in just about any mid-priced sit-down restaurant.  kestrel91316   May-14-10 10:30 AM   #44 
  - Yes. We did when I was a kid...  JHB   May-14-10 09:21 AM   #22 
  - If we acted up up, we got to sit in the car while everyone else ate.  hobbit709   May-14-10 09:30 AM   #26 
     - I'll bet it didn't take more than one or two times for that lesson to sink in...  pipi_k   May-14-10 10:21 AM   #40 
  - Always took my kids to restaurants, from babies on upwards.  TwilightGardener   May-14-10 09:28 AM   #25 
  - +1  HuckleB   May-14-10 03:17 PM   #71 
  - Yes, it is.  proteus_lives   May-14-10 10:02 AM   #32 
  - hahahaha my 2 yr old grandson is notorious  Mari333   May-14-10 10:05 AM   #33 
  - Two year olds in general are notorious, but yes...  pipi_k   May-14-10 10:23 AM   #42 
  - Two-year-olds can meet more expectations than many people give them credit for...  HuckleB   May-14-10 04:44 PM   #78 
  - Kids should be kept in their pods until they are 21  FarCenter   May-14-10 10:11 AM   #35 
  - Yes  ensho   May-14-10 10:15 AM   #37 
  - It's possible depending on the age  SocialistLez   May-14-10 10:17 AM   #38 
  - My sister and I ware always expected to sit politely, converse, and eat  kestrel91316   May-14-10 10:35 AM   #45 
  - My daughter went through a phase where I couldn't take her to restaurants  Fleshdancer   May-14-10 10:46 AM   #49 
  - Same here  proud2BlibKansan   May-14-10 11:48 AM   #60 
  - No  The Damned   May-14-10 11:24 AM   #53 
  - I don't hate kids, but they'd better not act up when I'm in any restaurant  Missy Vixen   May-14-10 11:25 AM   #54 
  - how many times have you had to put your foot down missy, by gosh? nt  seabeyond   May-14-10 12:15 PM   #63 
     - More than once  Missy Vixen   May-14-10 02:47 PM   #66 
  - I'll tell you a venue where stroller-pushers DO annoy me...R-rated movies  JHB   May-14-10 11:47 AM   #59 
  - I've seen that, too  Missy Vixen   May-14-10 02:50 PM   #67 
  - Fuck it. If I gotta put up with 'em, so does everyone else  MajorChode   May-14-10 03:13 PM   #69 
  - Amen. I've never been seriously bothered by kids in restaurants--  TwilightGardener   May-14-10 03:26 PM   #74 
     - At least the kids have the excuse of immaturity  MajorChode   May-14-10 07:11 PM   #85 
  - This parent is tired of the massive strollers that seem to be everywhere!  HuckleB   May-14-10 03:16 PM   #70 
  - Kids are part of society. If the child-haters don't like it, too dang bad!  Odin2005   May-14-10 03:30 PM   #75 
  - Fire codes dictate that businesses have uncluttered/easy-access  SoCalDem   May-14-10 04:58 PM   #79 
  - I guess it's all right, if you don't my boat-horn.  dorkulon   May-14-10 05:42 PM   #81 
  - Depends on your kid's manners. n/t  guardian   May-14-10 06:05 PM   #82 
  - It is easy to take kids to nice restaurants - we had 3, born in a span of 5 years - and did so with  karynnj   May-14-10 06:10 PM   #83 
 

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