It brings a sinking feeling in my stomach.
It is a 5 letter word that makes me dread fall.
And why is that?
Because, I have to come up with lunches for 4 children. 4 CHILDREN.
So, what do you make?
These are normally on my rotation:
Turkey Sandwich, PB&J, PB&B.
Sometimes Soup, sometimes pasta.
Something crunchy like chips or pretzles
fruit or veggies
And often, I got “Turkey again?”
Or, “I don’t like crusts”
Here is my biggest dilemma.
See when I was little, and used the amazingly awesome Charlie’s Angels lunch box, no one made my lunch for me. Well, I can’t say never. Sometimes my sisters did, but usually it was left up to me. And often, I didn’t bother to make it.
I NEVER wanted my kids to deal with that. So I make their lunches. Guess it is one of those issues that make me remember how I felt as a kid and I am not willing to bend on it. Now laundry, that is another issue- I am ready for my kids to do their own. But lunches? no.
I try so hard to figure out new and interesting ideas for lunches. Healthy and yummy all at the same time. So today, I came up with the idea that I would make up some little menus for the kids to check off each night before bed, so that I could make them a lunch that they wanted. And then wouldn’t complain.
My question- what would you include??? I know the normal things. Any other thoughts?
And now, for your viewing pleasure, the Charlie’s Angels Lunchbox.