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, or do they eat, say, at 5 every day while you and your partner eat later, like at 8?
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
2020 Update: We still stand by this advice on our favorite meal planning apps (and I’m still using Pepperplate!) — but you may also want to check out some of our newer stories on tech for working moms. Ladies, do you have any favorite meal planning apps? Have you tried and abandoned any? Reader M wonders: … Read More about Meal Planning Apps for Working Moms
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
How do you handle dinners as working parents — and how do share dinner duties with your partner?