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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Tag Archives: cooking with preschoolers
This recipe is an old standby. I grew up with it and we use it all the time. Shaping rolls is one of the favorite kitchen helper jobs around here. Even a two year old can do it if he … Continue reading
With only twenty-two days left until #4 makes his/her appearance, I’ve been slowing down while at the same time trying to get many things accomplished… Last weekend was our annual Easter Feast for which we cooked Turkey and Ham as … 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
It happened again. The first trimester ended and like a switch flipping suddenly my energy returned. Yesterday was the first day in several months that I haven’t desperately needed a nap by 12:30 pm and since nap-time is usually my … Continue reading
One of the things that will be changing in three weeks when F goes to school is our eating habits. Although I sometimes give the children a snack after lunch we normally just eat breakfast, lunch, and dinner. F’s school … Continue reading
Yesterday we went to Sam’s Club right at lunch time so I got the children hot dogs while S did the shopping. F was particularly pleased by the drink cups…. So today during naps he … Continue reading
Since F and Su have their birthdays one day apart we generally combine them into one celebration. We don’t do anything elaborate, just family and a few friends, and the children get to choose the meal and what kind of … Continue reading
Monday night is Su’s night to help in the kitchen and she chose to make cooked carrots as one of the vegetables. Here’s a brief summary of what she did and the things she learned: She opened the fridge and … Continue reading