My name is Maura, and I am a mom to five rambunctious and wonderful children. All too often I hear my friends who are also parents discussing the fact that they do not take their children to restaurants. I believe this is a mistake, and my blog will outline why. I believe that if you want your children to grow up with the ability to understand the restrictions and rules to eating out, you must give them this opportunity as early as possible. Navigating restaurants is a life skill that your children will use forever. Read on to learn more about how and why to introduce your kids to restaurants.