Eight Fun Ways to Break the Lunchbox Lull

Gone are the days of boring paperbag lunches. It has seriously never been easier to bring some cool factor and creative pizzazz to your child’s afternoon meal.

Move on over boring! With these fabulous finds — everything from litter-free containers, super cute sandwich cutters, the ultimate space-saving utensil and a tasty snack no kid can resist — the lunchroom is about to get a lot more fun.

Check out How to Beat the Lunchbox Lull  for more stories by moms confessing their amusing, and sometimes embarrassing, lunchbox moments. Plus you’ll find some fresh ideas for fun lunches and tips to get your kids to eat their lunch.


After years of working as a news editor and writing a nationally syndicated Life column for daily newspapers, I delved into the world of freelancing and mommy-hood. Man, I am learning a lot!

I've written for Tourism Toronto, Canada.com, Montreal Gazette, Kingston Whig Standard, Edmonton Journal, Ottawa Sun, Calgary Herald, Bay Street Bull and Huffington Post, among many others. I am also the co-founder of the website ChicSavvyTravels.com aimed at gals who simply refuse to hang up their backpacks.

My husband and I had our first baby in mid-June and he's wonderful, well loved and very, very wiggly.