And the award for Mom of The Week goes to… This Mom because her fridge hack is BRILLIANT for keeping kids fed and happy!
Sarah Hornung, a mom from Buffalo, New York recently posted about a fridge hack that she uses to keep her kids fed, happy and healthy. She posted on Facebook with the idea and it instantly took off leaving parents everywhere wanting (and even planning) to do the same…
In her post she says:
Sunday self-serve is ready for the week. ?????? After grocery shopping I always wash and prep all of the food that is considered self-serve in our house. Self-serve for my kiddos means help yourself without asking and it’s always an okay snack (any time of day, bedtime snacks, etc.) It also helps me when I’m packing lunches and snacks, or as a side dish when dinner doesn’t include something they will definitely eat or if we have a busy/late night. There’s something about having things truly ready to grab that makes kids eat it. I could leave the baby carrots in a bag or leave the grapes on the stems but they wouldn’t eat it. ??????????
PS- For the fruits and veggies I do put covers on the containers so they don’t get gross.
It truly is brilliant and is a lot like other snack organization ideas I’ve seen for the pantry from other parents on Pinterest. Same concept just healthier.
As you can imagine, parents are saying how brilliant this hack is, and even saying they will be doing the same (or already do this).
Other parents chimed in with their versions of this fridge/snack hack:
This is so smart no matter how you look at it. You can help your kiddos have quick access to healthy food but also keep any eye on what they are eating. I love that these fresh fruits and vegetables (along with other healthy options) are within a child’s reach so they can learn how to make healthy choices on their own.
I mean, how many times do you opt for cake or something sweet because it’s too much work to cut up fresh vegetables? I am guilty of that myself. Heck, if you don’t have kids, this might just be a good hack for yourself! It is certainly worth knowing!