Cubby has all the smart ideas for feeding your family — from meal plans that take the guesswork out of the “What’s for dinner?” question to easy, delicious recipes and yummy treats to bring out the kid in us all. Hop in the kitchen with us!
Who knows more about packing lunches than a mom who does it 12 times a day? Just ask Alicia Dougherty of the Dougherty Dozen. She and her husband, Josh, are TikTok-famous parents of 12 children ranging from ages 3 to 15. They share tips for wrangling kids into doing chores, fun dance challenges, and the nitty-gritty of getting lunches out the door for their extra-big brood.
My three kids go through a lot of juice boxes and soda in the summer, which is expensive and not the healthiest. Got any solutions? Nancy R.Dear Nancy, I, too, still find empty Capri Sun pouches around the house at times, but I do make a big shift in the summer to stop this trend.
I want my kids to eat healthy, but sometimes time is so short. What’s your go-to weeknight meal when you’re really busy? AlisonDear Alison,I have to admit that there are some nights in the month when I don’t cook at all, when we get home late or want to make dinner quickly so we can do other things, and that’s when we reach for the smoothie.