Cute Bento Box Lunch Ideas for Kids

Easy Luncboxes for packing healthy meals on the go. - thesimplehive.com

This is an exciting day at the hive! Our Easy Lunch Boxes have arrived!! Woohoo!

You might have thought that I was about to tell you we won the lottery or something wonderfully fabulous like that.

It feels like I did!

And let me tell you why.

I feed Honeybee about a billion times a day. And I’m tired.

Since we deal with food allergies, anytime we must be away from home, we pack a cooler with drinks and snacks. There is no such convenience as fast food for us. That has turned out to be a very positive influence in the foods we eat and our overall health. Easy Lunchboxes are easy to load with a Sunbutter and jelly sandwich on Udi’s gluten-free bread. Throw in some carrot sticks and fruit and we have lunch!

Another reason I need to simplify lunches is that the girls will begin Classical Conversations coop classes next week where I will be a tutor and we will all need lunches that are easy to pack and that we can throw in a cooler as we zoom out the door while rubbing the sleep from our eyes.

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Printable Book Report for Middle Grades

Free Printable Book Report for Middle Grades - the simple hive

There are many reasons I love homeschooling.  I love the fact that the kids and I can complete morning chores in a calm manner before starting the school day.  I love that I we can have healthy lunches and have meaningful conversations.  I love hearing my son pick out tunes on his Grateful Dead Guitar.  Mostly I love that I can teach in my pajamas or, if I’m feeling fancy, my yoga pants!

It’s not all a bed of roses, though.  Well maybe it is.  Roses have thorns, after all, and thorns hurt!

One thing about homeschooling that hurts, is that my older daughter doesn’t love to read.  I’m not sure how it’s possible she is my child.  I devour books nightly.  I would get seriously bent out of shape if someone took away my Nook.  My sister doesn’t like to read.  Maybe my daughter is lacking the book-loving gene or maybe it mutated into the shopping gene.  Genetics are funny.

Even though she doesn’t enjoy reading, I still make her read great literature.  I’m mean that way.

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