Even if you’re good at something, that doesn’t mean you like it.
I have a gazillion tips for packing a healthy school lunch, but I don’t always follow them all myself, and I’ve certainly enjoyed having the summer off from the constant routine.
As much as I don’t like to admit it, it’s definitely time to start gearing up, getting into the mindset and yes, maybe even getting a little excited for the new school year.
I’ve been thinking about some of my best strategies for making a real food, homemade, packed lunch every day for another 180 days x 2 children…and then I block it all out and go sit in the sun to watch my kids play in the sandbox.
That’s not very helpful to you, however, so I pulled myself together and forced ye olde brain to cough up the best, most helpful real-food-lunch-packing success tips for you, which are generously brought to you by Plan to Eat today.
Although part of my success is that I’m determined not to succumb to allowing my kids to purchase the "hot lunch" at school, I’ll admit that on some mornings, the only reason I don’t give in is that I haven’t figured out how the system works yet (on purpose). It would take as long to determine where to pay for their school lunch as it would to make my own, so I continue to handicap myself in that way.
That’s not really the first tip, folks – but if it applies to you, keep up the good work of keeping yourself in the dark!
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