How to Beat the Lunchbox Lull

It’s the lunchbox lull – lunches left to the last minute because there’s nothing in the fridge, or you feel uninspired and send the same thing day after day. We've partnered Mr. Christie's Fruit Krisps cookies to help you make your kids' mid-day meals more fun. Here are a bunch of inspired lunch ideas and stories from busy moms who shared their lunchbox confessions and suggestions.

 

Keep on checking this page as we add new ideas, more confessions and a special video featuring a very funny famous Canadian mom to help you beat the lunchbox lull.

School lunch surprises YMC Members Share Their Lunchbox Confessions

We asked moms across the country to confess some of the most, errr, creative lunches they’ve sent to school with their kids.

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Moms Share Their Lunchbox Confessions with Jessica Holmes

Watch this funny webisode with comedian Jessica Holmes as she hits the playground and gets moms to confess what they’re giving their kids for lunch.

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Eight Fun Ways to Break the Lunchbox Lull

Move over boring! With these fabulous finds the lunchbox is about to get a lot more fun.

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Tips to Beat the Lunchbox Lull Six Ways to Laugh at Lunch, Seriously

Tough love, tackling spills and keeping up with the cool kids. Beat lunch boredom with these six tips to make your kids' lunches fun...and edible.

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Confessions of a Sometimes School Lunch Superhero I turned around to see my girls looking up at me with massive smirks on their faces. Because they knew. They knew I had hit the rock bottom of lunches.
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The Busy Mom's School Lunch Challenge It's the mom version of Iron Chef, trying to pull together a healthy, well-rounded lunch from mystery ingredients in your pantry.
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It’s Lunchbox Confession Time

Is this how you envisioned what making lunches for your kids would be like? We asked Canadian writer, Merry Kuchle, to share her lunchbox confession.

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Eating Tip

How to Get Your Kids to Eat More Lunch

If your child is easily distracted while eating lunch at school, doing this one little thing can help ensure they eat more food.

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The Cutest Lunch on the Block

When my daughter started kindergarten 3 years ago, I didn't know what I'd do after the routine lunch making sandwich/cookie/apple/drink got tiresome.

by: Shannon Carino

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Eating Tip

Keep School Lunches Simple

Use this simple scale to scale down on fancy lunches.

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Making Sandwiches Fun Turn an ordinary lunch into a virtual party in a lunchbox. Here are seven tips and six sandwiches so you too can funch your lunch.
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Eating Tip

How to Teach Kids to be Responsible for their Lunches

Tired of fishing out rotting food from the bottom of your kid's backpack? Have them do this after school each day.

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