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…
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?
Dinnertime Fun: Making Separate Meals for Kids
I will not make separate meals for kids. I, like every other new mother, told myself that frequently while my first kiddo was starting solid foods. I am not going to be that mom! They can eat what WE eat, or else they don’t eat. I don’t have time to do dinosaur nuggets! I absolutely refuse to … Read More about Dinnertime Fun: Making Separate Meals for Kids
Meal Planning Apps for Working Moms
Ladies, do you have any favorite meal planning apps? Have you tried and abandoned any? Reader M wonders: Are there any resources that you have gathered/written about for meal planning for working moms? I am looking for a good app or system that will help! We actually have talked about this in general, rounding up 5 … Read More about Meal Planning Apps for Working Moms
Five Family Dinner Strategies Better than Delivery
Family dinners can be a constant headache for busy parents. Before we had kids, my husband and I either ate out, ordered, or made fairly intricate recipes that were fun for both of us to make together — lots of chopping and prepwork. After we had Jack (our firstborn), a lot of things changed. While … Read More about Five Family Dinner Strategies Better than Delivery
Family Dinners and Working Parents
How do you handle dinners as working parents — and how do share dinner duties with your partner?