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Feb 23

Moving out with kids

Manners, discipline, and etiquette are words you need to teach your kids before taking them along for a dinner.

This is because; kids love interrupting public events with little pranks that can be hilarious, but not for everyone. So, teach them about it.

Here are some tips that can help you achieve that goal with ease.

Set expectations

Talk to them about the event and how important it is for you. Tell them that they have to be respectful in there.

Whispering is an art

Talking to your kids at home is different. You can be mad and shout at them for their behavior. However, at an event, people are watching you. You need to be extra cautious. Don’t spoil your or your child’s image in front of others.

For this, it is important to master the art of whispering. You and your child should learn and master this art.

You need it so that you can calmly and quietly tell them that they should not be a part of any mischief.

Your kids need it because they can express their feelings without embarrassing you in front of others.

So, learn and teach this art.

Practice session

If you have an event date set for the next week or so, you should have a practice session with your kids.

At home, you can ask them to act like they are in the event. Judge and correct them, if needed.

Take them to a restaurant and keep an eye on their activities. This will help you understand their trouble buttons and accordingly, you can work on them.

Research the event

If there is a kids’ arena, you can be at peace. However, you need to tell your kids that even in the kids’ arena, they should not be rude, be patience, and any other trait that is important for your kid specifically.

Snack time oops

Most of the issues begin during the snacks hour. Kids love it, and it is difficult for them to not to get excited. Make a list of items that should be avoided and give it to your kids. Tell them that it should be avoided.

Lure them with gifts

Some kids are rigid and do not care for warning. In this case, you should use gifts to lure them. Tell them that if they manage to move out of the event without being a trouble monger, they will get a little prize. This prize can be bought online. Before buying it, look for matching coupons at chamaleonjohn.com.

Keep them busy

Bring along things that can keep them busy. This will help in keeping them busy throughout the session, and you will have a peaceful time communicating with other guests.

Take a break

Well, if you think that your kid is not listening to you, take a break and move outside the hall with your kids. Spend a couple of minutes with them and tell them that the event is important for you and they will not have to spend long hours in there.

1 comment

  1. Suzie@homemaker-mom

    Very well said!!

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