From the Back Cover
"This mealtime guide offers sensible advice on organizing your time and workspace with been-there advice from moms who don't want to be slaves to their ovens. The result is a friendly and fun-to-read guide from an always-wise author who feels like a long-lost friend." - Ann Douglas, author, The Mother of All Pregnancy Books and Mealtime Solutions for Your Baby, Toddler, and Preschooler "The words 'dinner' and 'moms' no longer need to inspire dread, panic, or pizza..."- Paula Spencer, Woman's Day "Momfidence" columnist and author of Momfidence It's 6 p.m., there's nothing in the fridge, and you have no idea what you're serving for dinner...let alone how you're going to get Kid Number One to piano lessons and pick up Kid Number Two from soccer. Study after study proves time spent gathered at the kitchen table is a significant way to strengthen family bonds. Yet, in our time-crunched world, how do we fit the "goal" of providing our families with sit-down meals, with our crazy, busy reality? This is not a cookbook but a strategy guide filled with expert advice from moms just like you. And yes. take-out counts. Learn how to: *Turn off the TV and get back to the table (without a revolt) *"Shop" your pantry *Buy smarter- and save money *Nourish kids of all ages *"Feed" your soul (aka eat in peace) *Empower yourself with foolproof recipes *Answer the question, "What's for dinner?" You: A Crazed, mult-tasking mom trying to juggle it all with little time for grocery shopping, let alone prepping and planning This Book: Frank and fun advice for making mealtimes manageable Jeanne Muchnick has been writing for national women's magazines for more than 20 years with material she's collected from being a harried, multi-tasking mom. Her work has appeared in Woman's Day, Parents, Parenting, Pregnancy, as well as in a host of newspapers and websites. The mom of two, who lives in Larchmont, NY, blogs about parenting at JeanneMuchnick.com
About the Author
Jeanne Muchnick has been writing for national women's magazines for more than 20 years with material she's collected from being a harried, multi-tasking mom. Her work has appeared in Women's Day, Parents, Pregnancy, as well as in a host of newspapers and websites. The mom of two blogs about parentling at JeanneMuchnick.com.