Each week we scour the internet to find skimmable articles for moms. Enjoy this week’s Smart Reads and post a comment if something moves you!
🎗 Awareness 🏡 Home 🗂 Productivity 🥗 Wellness 🧗 Growth 👨👩👧👧 Family
🧗🏽♀️ Let’s get real, the meal plan goes off the rails some days
“I refuse to become that crazy meal planning lady who has breakfast, lunch, dinner and snacks planned for every day of the week—we all know that’s never going to work out and, hello, how would I get anything accomplished in my life?”
Read How To Meal Plan & Not Be a Crazy Person by Aubrey Golbek, RD
🎗 Sometimes the smartest plan is using someone else’s!
“But what I really want, is for you to eat simple dinners, together with your family, as many nights per week as you can possibly manage.”
Explore Wholesomelicious: Wholesome Ingredients. Delicious Food. by Amy Rains. Sign up to get her weekly meal plan delivered to your inbox. It even includes a grocery list – DONE FOR YOU!
🥗 Remember to plan your snacks so you don’t wind up diving face first into a bag of chips!
“Looking for some Easy Healthy Meal Prep Snack Ideas? Here are 4 meal prep snack recipes for work, school, or home! Healthy snacks for both adults and kids.”
Read Easy Healthy Meal Prep Snack Ideas by Carmy
🗂 Timing is everything… even when it comes to eating and productivity!
“When it comes to nourishing our bodies and brains for optimal performance, it turns out good nutrition involves both what we eat and when we eat it.”
Read The Productivity Diet: What to Eat to Get More Done in a Day [Infographic] by Lindsay Kolowich Cox
👨👩👧👦 Would you appreciate less complaining by your kids when it comes to what’s for dinner?
“Kids love to feel valued and important, and getting them involved with meal planning and shopping is a great way to teach good habits as well as give them part ownership of mealtime.”
Read 5 Simple Ways to Involve Kids in Meal Planning from Together Counts
🏡 There’s no place like home… keep it safe!
“There’s a growing number of online services that make buying groceries easy and convenient. But the real question is whether these services actually save us money.”
Read Is It Worth It To Buy Groceries Online? A Review Of The Best Options by Adrienne Silver