Our house is like a school cafeteria. No, really, it is. Such is the case, I suppose, when you have a tween, a set of (nearly) six-year-old triplets, and a toddler. Lotta ages. Lotta meals. Good times.
Like last week, when Caroline was out of town and yours truly was left to tend to our large brood. During only the second week of school — a time when all of us were still getting used to our new schedules. Especially the triplets, who’d just started kindergarten. But no problem, right?
Wrong. Because this cafeteria employee is used to the evening shift. The whole “on command” breakfast situation threw me for a loop. Not to worry, though, I was a quick study. A versatile one, too. Thus, after a couple quick bowls of cereal, four waffles, and a somewhat-pathetic-but-still-passable turkey sausage initiative — BOOM — we were out the door. Right on time.
Wait. That’s a lie. We were super late, but whatever. We were fed and happy.
Actually, I think there was minor discord, but come on, y’all. What do you think I am? A miracle worker? At least the kids were well fed. Which, after all, is the goal of any good cafeteria, right?
Here are 15 ways our house is like a school cafeteria.
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