I don’t know about your household, but in our house between the hours of 5-7pm is absolute chaos. I have a toddler who is over-stimulated from daycare and thus hangry, and a baby who is not too content to sit in her exersaucer, aka “circle of neglect,” while I make dinner.
That’s why as a millennial working mom, weeknight dinners need to not only be relatively quick (and easy) to throw together but also delicious to eat. Seriously, is there anything worse than sitting to down to a less-than-satisfying dinner after a long day? Talk about a letdown.
And, dinnertime is something I look forward to—well, let me clarify: dinnertime without talkback and food throwing. I have tried implementing a “family dinner” every night but with the battles and tears that often ensue with a toddler, I decided to reclaim that time on select nights for my husband and me. It’s our time to decompress with a nice glass of wine, enjoy some adult conversation, and not have to scarf down our meals like wild dogs.Read More