It's no coincidence that dinnertime falls during the witching hour. While trying to make my kids a healthy dinner, I usually find one tot rifling through the pantry and another racing cars under my feet, until I turn on the TV in hopes of distracting them for 10 minutes so I can simply open the hot oven door without worrying that any lil hands will end up in there.
If this scene sounds familiar at all, then you — like me — are ready for a mealtime makeover. I spoke with kiddie-chef extraordinaire Catherine McCord, founder of Weelicious and mother of two, for some simple, proven tips for getting the kids out from underfoot and up helping to make weekday mealtime run smoothly. Check out her tips!