It’s Lunchbox Confession Time

We asked Canadian writer, Merry Kuchle, to share her lunchbox confession for our How to Beat the Lunchbox Lull page. 

Merry With Children BlogMerry Kuchle

When Evan walked up the stairs for the first time in September, I was all giddy at the thought of all the cool lunches I would pack for him. I bought bento boxes galore and outfitted my kitchen with silicone muffin cups, cookie cutters and other cute gadgets to make his lunch as cute and kid friendly as possible. In fact, I was SURE that all these preparations were going to mean that he would come home and go on and on about how wonderful his lunches (and his mother) were.

Fast forward two months...

Read Merry's full lunchbox confession on her blog


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.


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