Authentic voices. Remarkable stories. AOL On Originals showcase the passions that make the world a more interesting place.
Go behind the scenes with some of the biggest digital celebrities to see what life is like when the blogging and tweeting stops.
The story of punk rock singer Laura Jane Grace of Against Me! who came out as a woman in 2012, and other members of the trans community whose experiences are woefully underrepresented and misunderstood in the media.
Documentary shorts conceived of and directed by famous actors. Jeff Garlin, Katie Holmes, Alia Shawkat, Judy Greer, and James Purefoy
Park Bench is a new kind of "talking show" straight from the mind of born and bred New Yorker and host, Steve Buscemi.
Digital influencer Justine Ezarik (iJustine) is back. After covering the world of wearable tech last season, iJustine is expanding her coverage this year by profiling the hottest tech trends across the country.
Enter the graceful but competitive world of ballet through the eyes of executive producer, Sarah Jessica Parker. This behind-the-scenes docudrama reveals what it takes to perform on the ultimate stage, the New York City Ballet. Catch NYCB on stage at Lincoln Center.
Nicole Richie brings her unfiltered sense of humor and unique perspective to life in a new series based on her irreverent twitter feed. The show follows the outspoken celebrity as she shares her perspective on style, parenting, relationships and her journey to adulthood.
Explore what it means to be human as we rush head first into the future through the eyes, creativity, and mind of Tiffany Shlain, acclaimed filmmaker and speaker, founder of The Webby Awards, mother, constant pusher of boundaries and one of Newsweek’s “women shaping the 21st Century.”
Gwyneth Paltrow and Tracy Anderson spend time with women who've overcome hardship, injury, and setbacks to triumph in the face of adversity.
Hank Azaria’s touching, humorous, and often enlightening journey from a man who is not even sure he wants to have kids, to a father going through the joys, trials and tribulations of being a dad.
ACTING DISRUPTIVE takes viewers inside the businesses and passion projects of Hollywood’s top celebrities.
Follow Scott Schuman, the Sartorialist, from the streets of NYC to the capitals of Europe on his quest to photograph and document the best in culture and fashion.
The Go-to Mom offers tips on how to dine out successfully with young children.
Tags:How to Dine Out with Young Children,dine out,eat out with kids,gotomom,parenting advice,parenting skills,parenting tips,the go to mom,young children
Grab video code:
Tips For Dining Out With Young Children
Most families take out their children for a meal every now and then, but there are some families who don't dare take on that daunting task. Take your kids out, the more they go out, the more comfortable they will be and the quicker they will learn what is expected to dine out with social grace.
It maybe challenging in the beginning, so start with little cafes and family-friendly restaurants. If your children are at a difficult age of eating, make sure before you go that there is something of interest on the menu and that your kids aren't starving before you leave the house. Most chefs will customize food without a sauce or switch vegetable.
If your kid will eat nothing but a certain food, make sure that that food is on the menu. If your kids are hungry when you walk into the restaurant, they are likely to picker and crankier.
If meltdowns begin to happen then it's time to leave. Proper restaurant behavior generally means quite indoor voices and sitting at the table. The goal is to not disturb other dinners and to make sure that your child understands what is expected. Don't give up, even after a disaster try again, make sure that your little dinner knows what is expected before you get to the restaurant.
Tips for dinning out with young children. Do prep work before you go out. Tell your children what you expect of them, before you leave. Clearly explain the restaurant rules before you get there. Make it exciting and have age appropriate expectations. Engage kids in activities to keep them preoccupied. Dine at kid-friendly restaurants. Bring a restaurant toy bag. You can have workbooks, crayons, pencils, little animals and cars.
Dine out early so that children don't hungry or cranky. If a child acts out, remind them of the restaurant rules. If they can't follow through with the rules, take your child to the car and have the rest of the family meet you there once they have paid. You are likely to eat out every night. So make dining out an event and it should be a wonderful one.