EAT BETTER LIVE BETTER NEWSLETTER / July 18,2018
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COOKING WITH KIDS
SCHOOL'S OUT - TIME FOR FUN PROJECTS IN THE KITCHEN
First in a 4-part series
By Jamila, Seasonal Roots’ Veggie Fairy Godmother
Confession: I love to cook. I HATE cooking with my kids. I have four of them, and every adventure that begins in the kitchen ends in a mess. A big one. They eat half of what I’m preparing and poke holes in the rest. Boredom is inevitable, which leads to wandering during tasks, or frustration. It’s borderline terrible, but in my eyes, it’s absolutely necessary.
Learning to cook is an important life skill and will empower kids to make wise food choices. Time in the kitchen is also an opportunity to model practical applications of math, reading, and following instructions. It helps my girls hone fine motor skills, explore food science, and practice the art of patience. Cooking with kids is important, even if it drives me crazy...
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