How to Make Weeknight Family Dinners Easier

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If the thought of adding a family dinner to the busy weekday schedule seems overwhelming, check out these parent tips from Huffington Post.

“I have a 10-week menu rotation.  I find that I’m much more likely to cook homemade food when I know what to make, have all the ingredients, and don’t have to make the dreaded stop to the grocery store.”—Karen M.

“Whoever is home and least busy around 5 takes ownership of dinner. If a kid has an activity the rest of us still sit and eat together. The Wi-Fi is off between 6 and 7 p.m.” –LaTisha S.

“Get what you can done early in the day … table set, salad made, recipe prep done and refrigerated.”—Kathy S.

“To get the whole family of five involved, each chooses the menu for one meal. –Kelly N.

“I batch-cook on weekends and double recipes like chili, soups and sauces and freeze one portion for another night” –Jaime R.

Read more great ideas from Huffington Post here.

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