Teaching children how to handle themselves in public spaces

Because of ill-disciplined children, more and more establishment are making decisions as whether they will be family friendly or not, whether to allow children in their premises or not.

Blandford Manor in Randburg made an announcement, earlier this year, saying that all children under the age of 15 were now banned from its premises.

According to Parenting expert Nikki Bush, it is the parents responsibility to teach their children social skills, how to conduct themselves in public.

Listen to the full conversation below:

It takes time to establish those social skills

Nikki Bush - Parenting expert

You need to be with your children in a restaurant because they see so much bad behaviour

Nikki Bush - Parenting expert

Children are unpredictable because they are human beings, you put them in a foreign environment and they get excited

Nikki Bush - Parenting expert

What is our goal when we go out … Do we want to spend time with our children or do we want a break? If you want a break them you must choose the establishment wisely.

Nikki Bush - Parenting expert
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