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Five Signs My Kids Will Be Better Cooks Than Me

By Alice Gomstyn |

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I’m not a good cook.

When I actually dare to make something in the kitchen, I have a very limited criteria for success: Did I burn down the kitchen? Did I singe my eyebrows? Did I give anyone salmonella poisoning?

If the answers are all “No,” then I declare victory. Heck, even if just one eyebrow is lightly toasted, it might still be worth a little end-zone style celebratory dance.

But, like all parents, I want better for my children…and I am indeed optimistic that they will prove more capable cooks than their culinary-challenged mom. Here’s why:


Five Signs My Kids Will Be Better Cooks Than Me

Five Signs My Kids Will Be Better Cooks Than Me

I think my kids will grow up to know their way around a kitchen...even if they get zero help from me.


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Alice Gomstyn

Alice Gomstyn is a former newspaper reporter and online news producer who is now a mildly inappropriate mommy of two. In her spare time, she enjoys strolling, sleeping and crafting deep, insightful poems about baby poop. See more from her at Mildly Inappropriate Mommy. Read bio and latest posts → Read Alice's latest posts →

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