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My Child’s Perfect School Lunch

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A few weeks ago my daughter took her first steps into formal education, kindergarten.  I have been a little surprised to find this has involved a transition not only for her, but for me, too.  Not only does her mother and I want her dressed comfortably and ready to learn, we have to plan or pack a meal that she will eat without us watching. Thus far we have been packing dinner leftovers from the night before, thinking that food from home would be comforting in an unfamiliar setting.  But amidst the chaos of sending her across town to school, already we are searching for ways to make our morning routine easier, including signing her up for the school lunch program.  But the nagging question is, “What if she doesn’t like what they serve?”  

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