2. If you ask the girlfriend to take a picture of you, your ex, and your children, you might want to give YOUR boyfriend, with whom you have been texting the ENTIRE meal, a head's up so he doesn't text inappropriate things while the girlfriend is holding your phone.
3. Warn your sister that friendliness is much appreciated, but offering to let your ex husband's girlfriend eat off your plate so she can try your meal is a bit over the top.
4. You may want to leave your platform, stiletto, FMPs at home for the evening. Even if it is all about image, this is probably not the one you want to project when you are at a child-centered dinner.
5. If you do wear said shoes, practice walking in them first and call ahead to the restaurant to find out how their floors are surfaced. If they are tile, wear different shoes.
To think, I passed on yoga for this.
And I didn't even order a glass of wine with my dinner!