The mother-in-law. There are very few relationships on earth that come with so much emotional baggage — both good and bad. But I must say, this is one relationship that can be one of life’s biggest blessings, if done right. Although, I didn’t always believe this. (In fact, I’ll admit I was a bit resentful).
God really has been “hard” at work in my life this past year. For those of you who do not know the same God as me, I understand, this concept probably sounds a bit foreign to you (and likely a little crazy). But how do I explain it… My life has been changed. Transformed. And believe me, it’s for the better. Still a little confused? Let me illustrate what I mean (the “why”) before I delve into the new and exciting happenings (the “what”) at Beyond the Dinner Table.
In case you missed it, last week I endured the toddler “mealtime meltdown” of the year — over just a measly, uncooked muffin. If you have your own kid (or are acquainted with one), you know temper tantrums are just a normal part of development. It’s how young children express that they are either upset or frustrated. So although it’s impossible for every meal to go smoothly, there are some practical strategies I use every day to avoid the routine outbursts that come with hungry kids and dinnertime frustrations.
Here’s my 5 tips for avoiding mealtime meltdowns:
Hello, I'm Erin – a Registered Dietitian, loving wife, mommy of one, and self-proclaimed foodie. Welcome to my blog where I hope to inspire others to make nutrition, health, family and faith more than just good intentions.
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