As a father, dadologist, author and chef, I struggle daily as my time is challenged at all times. I make a huge effort to interact with my kids throughout the day. Whether it is for five minutes or an hour, each instance is meaningful.
By Michael Harris-Arzon, The Simplistic Professional
Kids love helping out in the kitchen. For them, it’s not only that they get to help mom, dad, grandma…whomever, but that they get to make something with their own two hands. It doesn’t seem to matter what it is that they are making. And honestly, the messier it is, the better.
Whenever I am cooking with the kids, I use that time to not only teach them about cooking, but to talk to them about what may be going on in their lives. We talk about school, their friends and whatever may be bothering them at the time. Whenever you can take a few minutes to listen to your kids, you should as they will be more likely to come to you if they ever have a real problem they need help with. And let’s face it, food makes everything better.
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