What do you do on the nights when you’re surprised by dinnertime (i.e., it’s 5 PM and no one’s planned anything)? Here’s my new method for making dinner at the last minute that isn’t just ordering pizza…
Favorite Family Brunch Recipes
What are your favorite family brunch recipes? What’s your favorite type: sweet or savory?
Kids, Groceries, Cooking, and Meal Planning: Fun During the Coronavirus
Are you struggling with kids, groceries, cooking, and family meal-planning fun during coronavirus?
How Have Dinner Parties and Other Social Events Changed Since You Had Kids?
How has hosting dinner parties changed since you had kids? Do you have “family playdates” instead?
How to Plan Dinner Every Night
I recently saw a meme about how “the hardest part of being an adult is figuring out what to cook for dinner every single night for the rest of your life until you die.” This is so true — so I thought I’d share the system I just implemented…
Do You Eat Dinner With Your Children?
Do you eat dinner with your children, or do they eat, say, at 5 every day while you and your partner eat later, like at 8?
5 Tips for Eating Out with Kids
Before J was walking a ton, we went out to dinner… a LOT. Not only was this expensive, but we both wound up gaining about 10 pounds. Still, it was great to have what we realize now was our last hurrah for at least a few years. So I thought I’d round up my five … Read More about 5 Tips for Eating Out with Kids
Family Brunch Recipes for Working Moms
What are your favorite family brunch recipes? Do you frequently “do brunch” with family and friends, or is it a special treat?
Tales from the Wallet: How Much Do You Spend on Groceries For Your Family?
How much do you spend on groceries for your family? How do you save money (particularly if you’re trying to curb grocery spending) — and where do you allow yourself to splurge?
Winter Soups and Stews: What Are You Serving?
Brrr, it’s cold outside! What are your favorite winter soups and stews that are EASY, quick , or something else that makes them great for working moms? These are some of my favorites…
Breakfast and the Working Mom
Here’s a question for you: who does breakfast in your house? You? Your partner? Your caregiver? How much variety do your kids have for breakfast, and — with the huge abundance of high sugar / high calorie breakfasts for kids — how strict are you in what they’re allowed to have? Calories and sugar are … Read More about Breakfast and the Working Mom
Back-to-School Fall Favorite Recipes (Open Thread)
With many families already in back-to-school mode — which means a return to a regular routine, more time spent prepping for school and after-school activities, and cravings for fall flavors and comfort foods — we’ve rounded up several back-to-school recipes for working moms. Most of them take less than 60 minutes, and the leftovers will … Read More about Back-to-School Fall Favorite Recipes (Open Thread)