7. Enlist Help

If Dad is home, enlist his help. Have him take kid duty while you cook or let him cook while you look after the children. You can divide this up by whoever is most talented in the kitchen or just take turns. If Dad is at work, you may have the option of enlisting an older sibling to entertain the younger ones. Having help with small children can make a world of difference. Even twenty minutes of assistance can work.

Getting through the dinner hour is no easy task. Do you find this is a difficult time of day with your children? How do you keep them entertained while you prepare dinner?

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