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Packed lunch vent

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morescribbles Thu 07-Feb-13 00:02:38

It's midnight and I have five packed lunches to make. I remember delaying tactics for homework when I was at school and this feels exactly the same...hence I'm on the computer and not stood in the kitchen. Must get up and sort them out. Usually I fork out for school dinners but I had my tax bill in Jan and had to budget. I'm so so so so so bored of making packed lunches. S

Sorry, new on this forum but it seemed the perfect place to vent! It wouldn't be so bad if they all ate the same thing!

weegiemum Thu 07-Feb-13 00:04:42

My dc are 9,11,13 and they make their own packed lunches. Saves me the bother though it does sometimes take some severe nagging!

NAR4 Thu 07-Feb-13 16:07:02

I agree scribbles I hate making packed lunches, especially when, even though you put in what they asked for, half of it seems to come back, to feed the bin.

forevergreek Thu 07-Feb-13 16:35:25

One evening make enough cheese/ ham etc sandwiches to last 2 weeks. Put in the freezer. Take sandwich out for each child each morning and Throw in box, add a banana, few cherry tomatoes and yogurt. Close lids.

Titsalinabumsquash Thu 07-Feb-13 16:38:43

I pay my children 10p per day t empty/clean then repackage their lunch box, they're 8 & 6 it's part of pocket money chores.

MamaBlue4 Mon 08-Apr-13 15:07:54

Luckily, I only have to make one as other's aren't in school yet. I don't mind making them especially since all I have to do is make up honey and Jam sandwiches and in the morning he chooses which 3 items he takes. If he takes a kitkat, he has to take 2 fruits but if he takes a yogurt & choc raisns, he can have one fruit. It's so easy to let him have choices and avoid morning tantrums lol

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