Saturday, March 9, 2013

good behavior


The other day I was at work, I’m a server at a restaurant, and there was a family of 5. Three perfectly behaved kids. They said please, thank you and eat their food rather than tossing it all around them.  Now that type of family is what I want ours to be like.  All 3 kids where less than 7 years old.  Now the question is how do you become a well behaved family rather than one of those other kinds of families.  Working at a restaurant you see all kinds of the other families. Kids screaming, food all around them and half the silverware on the floor, kids refusing to eat, kids that run up and down the restaurant. Man those type of kids are really good birth control.  We plan on starting early with manners, giving our kids lots of attention and make sure they know how to behave in public.

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  1. Giving your kids the attention to teach and enforce the manners is always a good start. Also don't be afraid to take them places. Take them in public, or with you anywhere you go (as long as it's child appropreate)so they are use to having to behave in public. You also want to enforce the same manners and rules at home. Don't let them get up from the dinner table at home, it will be the same rule when you are at a dinner table out. It is a good bet that the kids eat the exact same way at home, or dont even have family sit down dinners, which would explain the lack of behavoir in such a setting.

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  2. I really should have enforced the above dinner table rules. we never had family sit down dinners until this past year and it has become so obviuous as to why she can't stay seated at a restaurant. she has never had to do it at home and can't do it at home very well.

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  3. start young , def learn the word no. hannah has been saying please from when she was around 1 or so. the earlier the better. just think u started young training buckeye and hes such a good puppy! the same applies. :)

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  4. Remember, how your kids act in public is a reflection on y'all. Some parents are confused on their role and often throw tantrums themselves .

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    1. Ive seen those happen. Some people

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    2. Ive seen those happen. Some people

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