because the other people in the restaurant have the right to eat there undisturbed as much as possible. i know we all love our kids and still love them during their not so great moments, but it's not fair to expect the entire world to be as patient with them as we are. the fact some of parents in this community believe that it's fine for toddlers to act like tyrants and everyone else in the world just has to deal doesn't mean we all feel that way.
Wow. Just one more thing Mom's cant (or "shouldnt") do just because they have children, and might "disturb" someone. Enough of the world is made for adults that dont want to be disturbed. Children are people too. They just havent learned to communicate as well as some of us, but that doesnt mean they deserve to be hidden. If you dont want to be disturbed, don't go to one of the noisiest, family friendly corporate restaurants. It wasnt like she was letting him act this way at Ruth's Chris at 8 pm on a Saturday night. Jeeze, its breakfast at Crackerbarrell.