One Simple Trick for Packing School Lunch

Which of these school lunch challenges do you hate most?
  1. No matter what I pack in that lunchbox, my kid doesn’t eat it!
  2. Packing lunch makes our mornings even more stressful.
  3. It’s such a dull, relentless chore. Every. Weekday.
  4. All of the above.
This time last year, I’d ...
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Oh, Christmas Tree?

Hanukkah ends tonight. We’ve eaten approximately eleventy million latkes, and Harry has opened nearly as many gifts. (If you dread stinking up the joint with latkes one more time, maybe you’ll do like me and make crispity crunchity smashed potatoes instead.) My birthday was yesterday, and to celebrate I stuffed ...
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The Ultimate Picky Eater (and Mini-Foodie) Gift Guide

I’m sneaky. I never miss a chance to encourage Harry to eat new foods, but I don’t want him to notice. So at least one night of Hanukkah and maybe again at Christmas, he’ll get a gift that’s subtly food-related. This year it’s The Unofficial Harry Potter Cookbook—even if we ...
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