Now that you have little ones in your life there may be times when it feels like some of the things you used to enjoy are out of reach. At least for now. Activities such as dining out with your spouse, family or friends might seem a little daunting when you consider the temperament of kids. Restaurants have lots of interesting new things for them to see and the urge to explore might be too much for them to overcome. And we shouldn’t expect them to, after all, exploring is how they learn. Fortunately, the activities you loved to indulge in before becoming a parent don’t have to be out of reach. Through trial and error I’ve learned what works personally and share these key learnings with you below. Consider using some of these options the next time you dine out. Our lives don’t have to change drastically when we have little ones in tow, we just have to get a little creative and adjust accordingly.