Dinner time is this perfect storm in our family. My kids are hangry and miss me. Yet, I just need 15 minutes to get food on the table. That's why I was thrilled when I came across advice from Jessica Braider, the CEO of the meal planning service, Six O'Clock Scramble. She gets it.
Wear babies or put them in a swing where they can see you. It's also a great time to teach about textures.
Use your kitchen as a playground: Open up a cabinet of pots and pans to bang on or play with water with.
Enlist help: Have them tear up lettuce, use the salad spinner or stir.
Have a dance party: A personal favorite in my household. Crank up the tunes to entertain while you cook.
Send me your best tips for getting through the dinner witching hour! Wondering how I get food on the table in 15-minutes? Check out these past posts:Meal Prep Power HourHacking Dinner