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Food and Mealtimes

Getting the Whole Family Nourished—and Eating Together More Often

It’s the glaring irony of working parenthood: you’re working so hard to put food on the table that it’s incredibly difficult to get real, edible food, much less anything appetizing and nutritious, onto your actual table. When you’re tired, and have a backlog of emails to catch up on, and haven’t seen the kids since 7:00 a.m., the last thing you want to do is semi-ignore them to cook food they then may refuse to eat—assuming you’ve even got the ingredients. Instead of facing that same glum scenario every day, you start relying on takeout and convenience foods, or fixing the kids whatever they’re clamoring for. Or with everything you have to do, you’ve ...

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