How To Ditch The Kids Menu

How to avoid the kids menu

The kids menu. It’s enough to make you crazy. It’s typically a grim assortment of chicken fingers, cheeseburgers, hot dogs, and macaroni and cheese–regardless of the restaurant’s cuisine. Italian restaurant? Burgers. Mexican? Mac and cheese. It’s disappointing that as a culture, we expect so little of our kids. Don’t get me wrong: My second grader still…

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Last Year’s Resolutions: What Worked (& What Didn’t)

New Year's Food Resolutions For Me & My Kids by Real Mom Nutrition

I set the same goal every single year: Drink more water. The ugly truth? I never, ever keep it. (It’s my worst health habit. I swear, I’m working on it!) So last year, I went another route. Instead of resolutions, I chose three “themes” for the new year for how I wanted to feed my kids (read: “Feeding My…

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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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