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How Important Is Your Time?
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How Important is Your Time?

So if some people are like me, you probably think to yourself that there is just not enough time in the day. Between work and family life it seems that the time just seems to disappear. I know for me, by the time I get home from work, I feel like I am rushing to cook dinner and then rushing through to get homework done with the kids and before you know it, it’s time to get them ready for bed!! Where has all our quality time gone?

I know a long time ago I said to myself that I want to find ways and yummy recipes that will save me time in the kitchen so I can get rid of that sense of being rushed and actually have the quality time with my family that I so needed and cherished. And if you are like me, your children are also involved in all sorts of extracurricular activities and sports, so meals that are fast and easy to prepare as well as nutritious are equally important to me.

So I was a woman on a mission and bought many cookbooks on 30- minute meals, crock pot favorites and so forth and so on. My boys are also very picky eaters, which I don’t know where they get that from because I just love food. So I also had to make sure that what I was making was something that they also enjoy eating. After doing my research it showed that families that eat meals together get more fruits and veggie servings than children that don’t. So I thought “wow”…that is great because me boys really aren’t keen on the green veggies.

And although our lives are so crazy busy, eating meals at the table together is just something that I wasn’t willing to give up. As a child to a single mother, I can’t even remember eating dinner with my mother. She was always working or out and about. I promised myself that that was something that was going to be very important to our family. Eating dinner as a family allows you to connect with one another and talk about each other’s days. Family life can be chaotic, but it’s possible to preserve family mealtime and maintain a hectic schedule. There are tons of tips and strategies that you can use in order best utilize your time during day so you can save some time in the kitchen!!


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