Screaming Toddler Spurs Sympathetic Stranger to Pay for Family’s Check

July 24, 2015

The patron admired how the parents handled the distraught child.

In a world where some restaurants are effectively banning babies and toddlers, one mom found herself incredibly grateful for an especially understanding and generous restaurant patron. According to ABC 11, Melissa Wistehuff was on vacation with her family in North Carolina when they decided to go out to dinner as a family. Wistehuff and her husband have three children — a 7-year-old, a 5-year-old, and a 2-year old — the youngest of which decided to cause a ruckus during a dinner at Sammy’s Seafood House.

The two-year-old threw a not-very-quiet temper tantrum…