Set Up a Snack Station

One of the challenges of kids learning from home is the constant, endless snacking. The kitchen is so close, and everyone is so tired of being in the same place.

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In addition to causing messes, it can make for a lot of unhealthy eating. Take back control. Try creating a snack bin or drawer full of approved snacks like granola bars, crackers, or fruit. Put it in easy reach of your kids, and set some specific snack times that fit with their remote learning schedule. (Schools don’t let kids eat their way through class, so you can set limits at home, too.) Then, when they want something to eat, they can get it themselves—and not come begging for chips every time.