Stay on top of your organization game with this printable lunch menu planner! Planning kids’ lunchbox meals just got easier!
Becoming a stay at home mom was hard at first. For a while I wanted to feel the rush of meeting a deadline, feeling that the work was a necessity for my organization, and of course the adult conversation. It was weird that my sense of self was associated with my work life. I felt more “me” when I was working. For years, I looked at my time working outside the home as a distant memory and concentrated on being a good mom. I grew to love being a stay at home mom and the initial difficulty leaving my work life was gone. The day my husband and I decided that I’d go back to working outside the home was a bit scary for me. I hadn’t worked in 5 years and the excitement of working had already been replaced by the joy of watching the kids grow up and meeting all their milestones.
I’ve been at work for 2 months now and I can definitely say that it has been a big adjustment. I have to be prepared for all the kids’ activities ahead of time, pack lunches everyday, plan my meals and grocery store visits in advance. It’s as if I have two jobs now! To help keep me on track with all the family and household needs, I’ve been creating printable organization sheets, looking for quick meal ideas, and great home management tricks. Today, I’m sharing my printable lunch menu planner which has helped me tremendously in planning the kids’ lunches.
To print out your free printable lunch menu planner, simply click the images below and print! Add it to your home management binder or on your fridge. I placed mine in a page protector and use a dry erase marker to write my menu. I use less paper and it’s easy to hang on my fridge door.
I’ll be sharing another mom-hack or home management idea next week too so stay tuned! In the meantime, check out these other awesome ideas shared my Ashley at Bigger Than The Three of Us and Betsy at Happily Ever After Etc.