I’m a huge fan of participatory meals. People either help with the prep, the cooking or simply assembling the meal. AND I found what I think is a brilliant article that addresses just this subject with lots of terrific concrete, easy-to-assemble, kid-friendly ideas.
“In our fantasy world, we’d have big, sit-down family dinners that are perfectly prepared — not necessarily prepared by us, but definitely perfectly prepared — every single night of the week. But the truth is, with everyone in our family’s schedules being as wild and different as they are, and with reality being … well, reality, and not our fantasy version of life, we rarely get to have that treat of everyone sitting down to the dinner table at the exact same time and enjoying one another’s company.” Read the rest.