Cast & CharactersThere are some recurring folks in our lives I use abbreviations for; here is a quick rundown.
F (Buggle): Oldest Son, 8 years old (b.2007)
Su (Mouse): Oldest Daughter, 7 years old (b. 2008)
W (Bull): Second Son, 5 years old (b. 2009)
J (Jack): Youngest Son, 2.5 years old (b. 2012)
Daisy: Youngest Daughter (b. May 2015)
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Category Archives: preschooler cooking
He’s three and he loves to “be the kitchen helper” but what can he usefully do? Quite a bit actually. He saves me a lot of steps! He: Fetches things- most cans have pictures so he can … Continue reading
Recently my most avid kitchen helpers have been the toddler and the five year old. Partly this is a matter of interest and partly it is a result of the bigger two consistently having either chores or schoolwork to … Continue reading
One of the reasons that Buggle and Mouse are as comfortable in the kitchen as they are is that they’ve been in the kitchen with us from the time they were tiny! Some of that is the function of the … Continue reading
Jack loves to cook! His toy kitchen is in the corner of the big kitchen and when I’m cooking he orbits between a stool by the counter where he can watch and help and making “coffee” and other treats for … Continue reading
Bull is my most enthusiastic kitchen helper these days! Considering the amount of food he puts away at dinner this is probably a good thing! We joke that he’s going to have to get a job when he’s a teen … Continue reading
We do a lot of cooking around here. S and I both really enjoy cooking and the children really enjoy eating! Actually they enjoy cooking too and most of them have been “helping” in the kitchen since they were old … Continue reading
A year or so ago when W was approaching his second birthday and I was just entering my second trimester with J, I really wondered what it would be like to have four small children. Now I know. It has … Continue reading
My parents are out of town this year for Christmas so we’re saving our family get-together for Epiphany. Instead we’re having some friends over for Christmas Dinner tomorrow. This morning we got started with the cooking. S took W took … Continue reading
One of the things that we really enjoy doing with the children is cooking. They have been “helping” in the kitchen since they were old enough to sit in the highchair and I get a private chuckle every time we … Continue reading