Eating Out: Puppets

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17 Mo Old Throws Tantrums in Restaurants!

I have a very very active 17 month old boy who behaves generally well at home! He very rarely throws tantrums, once in a while when he doesn't get his way, but not always! However, my husband and I have found it impossible to take to restaurants due to his behavior in the restaurant! He will not sit in a highchair, he wants to run around the restaurant, or wants us to walk him around the restaurant He always wants what he can't have, he throws food if he doesn't get what he wants!! I tried putting him in the booth with us and that usually...

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Need Ideas for Stuff to Keep a 1 Year Old Busy When We're at a Restaurant

My little one is super active, and when we go out with our friends for dinner, he gets bored QUICKLY. I'd like to put together a "kit" of things to bring with us so he doesn't dissolve into a fit before we get to eat. Dinner only keeps him happy for so long, then he wants down and out! What do you other moms do with kiddos this age? He's a little too little to color - he just wants to chew on the crayon.