Noodles & Company Giveaway!

Noodles & Company Giveaway

One thing Sam will reliably eat, no trickery necessary: The macaroni and cheese at Noodles & Company. Lucky for us, Noodles (as it’s¬†known around our house) is pretty much the only family restaurant that fits our current criteria of quick, inexpensive, and loud enough to cover any kid-related outbursts. There’s a lot I like about…

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Dinner Drama Part 4: Dinner Games (& Other Crazy Tricks That Actually Work!)

My mother-in-law has a game she plays with the grandkids when they won’t eat their dinner. “Don’t you eat that broccoli!” she’ll warn in a voice that somehow straddles stern and silly. “Don’t you eat it!” First, the kids giggle hilariously. Then they eat the broccoli. Frankly, I used to think it was all sort…

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