Don’t you ever wish you could have a personal chef? Well, you actually may already have one in your home—you just don’t know it yet. Your children are little chefs in the making. In fact, my two older daughters have separately started teaching themselves (with some help from my wife and I) to prepare meals and bake. With some initial encouragement and assistance from us, and LOTS of inspiration from social media sites like Instagram, they are learning the “tools of the trade” and becoming a bit more independent in the process while now cooking up a storm.
However, and understandably, many parents don’t see their children in as chefs or bakers or sous-chefs, especially when it comes to doing chores or tasks around the house. Sometimes it feels easier to do the task yourself than enlist the help of your children. However, parents are potentially missing out on ways to teach children about healthy eating habits and developing a life-long skill.Read More