Last week, I shared a resource for the basics of meal planning, but here’s another angle on meal planning: Meal Planning With Kids. Getting your kids involved in meal planning has several benefits: 1. your kids are more likely to get on board with the week’s meals (don’t you just hate it when the first thing they say is a complaint about what’s on the plate?), 2. you can teach your kids about balanced meals and nutrition, and 3. it helps kids feel like a valuable and contributing member of the family. Read the article, by The Happy Housewife, over on the Together Counts blog: [5 simple ways to get kids involved in meal planning]
My favorite tip from the article is to start by making a list of 15 Favorite Meals with your kids, and go from there.