Lunchbox ideas: Mum makes animal and mermaid-shaped noodles for kids

Lunchbox ideas: Mum makes animal and mermaid-shaped noodles for kids

The woman - who shared her work on a parenting Facebook group - creates animal and mermaid-shaped lunches for her children, made from different types of noodles. She also posted an adorable mermaid lunch, with long noodle hair and a tail made from chopped cucumber.

How to clean lunch boxes, thermoses and coffee mugs

How to clean lunch boxes, thermoses and coffee mugs

To remove the most bacteria and mold, wash fabric lunch boxes and reusable food containers after every use with soap and water. Most hard plastic, metal lunch boxes and reusable containers are safe for the dishwasher, but check the manufacturer's cleaning instructions to make sure.

Dad's hilarious solution to his son not eating lunch

Dad's hilarious solution to his son not eating lunch

He did have some snacks left over, which he had a little nibble of, so he wasn't going 'hungry'." Renzo stressed that his son has plenty to eat, he's just not fussed on lunches.

I have a lunchbox addiction and I'm proud of it

I have a lunchbox addiction and I'm proud of it

When Tamika King bought her first bento-style lunchbox two years ago - a Yumbox Original - she had lost count of how much money had already gone down the drain on crushed containers and lost lids.

These $8 compostable sandwich bags are an easy way to go green this year

These $8 compostable sandwich bags are an easy way to go green this year

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Only yogurt and bread can sustain me! : Parenting

Only yogurt and bread can sustain me! : Parenting

I keep trying him with new foods but it just gets picked up and thrown off his plate. For some reason I just don’t think he likes the hard food? I really need some advice on getting him to eat.

'My mother-in-law ruined my marriage on Christmas Day'

'My mother-in-law ruined my marriage on Christmas Day'

She seemed really happy when my husband Matthew and I got together, she was very welcoming and told me how great it was that I’d brought joy into his life after Matt’s divorce a few years back.

'My mother-in-law's drunken confession ruined Christmas Day'

'My mother-in-law's drunken confession ruined Christmas Day'

"Lunch was going perfectly until my mother-in-law stood up, raised her glass and dropped a bombshell." By the time we sat down for lunch, everyone was quite tipsy, particularly June who was giggling at absolutely anything anybody said.

'Is 10 am too early to open a bottle of wine?'

'Is 10 am too early to open a bottle of wine?'

Posting to parenting forum, Mumsnet, the woman said she is interested in what people think about her opening a bottle of wine at 10am. Some questioned what would happen if there was an emergency and she had to collect her kids from school after having a few wines before lunch time.

'My mother-in-law wants to charge us for Christmas lunch'

'My mother-in-law wants to charge us for Christmas lunch'

If we do Christmas with my family, we will share the cost of food or all bring different components of the dinner.

Mom writes passive aggressive notes on kids' lunch bags

Mom writes passive aggressive notes on kids' lunch bags

Cicero began creating funny "passive aggressive lunch bags" as a way to joke with her 14 and 12 year old kids. Cicero says her kids know she's mostly kidding with her lunch bag messages, and credits having a sense of humor with making parenting teens seem a bit easier.