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What Do Chefs Pack Their Kids For Lunch?

What Do Chefs Pack Their Kids For Lunch?

Hear that? It’s the sound of millions of frustrated parents staring at lunchboxes, wondering how to fill them.
You know who has to feed difficult, sometimes whiny people on a regular basis? Chefs. And chances are, when it comes to “having a word with the chef,” the pickiest guest of the night has nothing on that chef’s own kid. We asked chefs across the country what they feed their...

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One of Our My Little Pony Lunch Boxes

One of Our My Little Pony Lunch Boxes

Here's our My Little Pony - Alicorn - Metal Lunch Box with color splash filter for Instagram. The real lunch box has full color artwork.

 

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No More White Bread Sandwiches: These Days, Our Kids' Lunches Are A Global Buffet

No More White Bread Sandwiches: These Days, Our Kids' Lunches Are A Global Buffet

I vividly remember the politics of my school cafeteria. Lines were drawn as to who sat with whom and at which table, and every day, we judged what was inside each other’s lunch boxes. Two decades ago, bland was better: cold-cut sandwiches, soup from a can or a pack of Lunchables were benign and therefore acceptable. Most of the foods that I love – curries with aromatic spices, slow-cooked pork hocks, or Chinese sausage with rice – were deemed, well, gross...

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NYC Food Truck Lunch: Classic Corned Beef Sandwich From Deli and Dogz

NYC Food Truck Lunch: Classic Corned Beef Sandwich From Deli and Dogz

New York City is known for putting many items on the culinary map, and one of our favorites is Jewish deli food. Nothing beats a classic pastrami or corned beef sandwich on rye with...

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The Lazy Girl's Guide To Bringing Lunch To Work Every Day

The Lazy Girl's Guide To Bringing Lunch To Work Every Day

I always bring my lunch from home to work and I always have. Growing up, I brought my lunch to school pretty much every day, even when I was in college. I was never a fan of school cafeteria lunch so I grew accustomed to making and packing my lunch at home and bringing it along with...

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How to Play: Musical Chairs

How to Play: Musical Chairs

The chairs are arranged in a circle, facing outwards, with the players standing outside of the circle. Once the music starts, players begin walking around the circle. When the...

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Annoyed Your Kids Don’t Get Along With Your Best Friend’s Offspring? Here’s How to Make It Work!

Annoyed Your Kids Don’t Get Along With Your Best Friend’s Offspring? Here’s How to Make It Work!

It's hard enough to find cool people to hang out with, let alone cool people who happen to have kids your kid's age and who have the same Saturday afternoon free that you do. But instead of relaxing in the backyard over glasses of wine while the kids swarm the swing set, you keep having to get up and...

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When to Introduce Kids to Music: Early and Often

When to Introduce Kids to Music: Early and Often

As a musician, music educator and researcher, parents often ask me when they should begin introducing their children to music. As with most easy questions, there's an easy answer that is incomplete and a...

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How to Play: Ghost

How to Play: Ghost

This is a word game in which players take turns adding letters to a growing word fragment, but they cannot complete the word. A player who completes a word loses that round and receives a letter of...

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Agreeing to Disagree: Can Moms With Wildly Different Parenting Styles Manage to Stay Best Friends?

Agreeing to Disagree: Can Moms With Wildly Different Parenting Styles Manage to Stay Best Friends?

As the mother of three kids under the age of 3, I consider my best friend, Joanne, one of the great saving graces...

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