When The Munchkin was little, every time we went out to eat, we’d haul in his car seat and he’d stay there for the whole meal; no matter where we eat. It was a hassle. Flash forward to now, and if we’re going out somewhere that will take a while (a regular sit-down restaurant) we do that with The Bean, but if we’re going somewhere quicker, like Panera/Teriyaki Experience/Moe’s Southwest Grill/etc. then I usually wear him. Which, while convenient in that car seats are heavy and annoying, poses a different problem. How do I eat without getting food on The Bean??
I will say that if I’m wearing him, I keep this in mind with what I order. Nothing hot like soups or messy like pasta or salad. You would think that a burrito would be on the can’t eat list, but I love me a good burrito. So, I get creative. I use the tinfoil that it comes in as a shield! I just open it carefully, and fan out the foil so that it makes a curved lip on the burrito. This catches most of the food that falls out when I bite, so everybody wins! You can babywear and eat your burrito too. The more you know.
That’s it from me this week.
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