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do you let your child/children help you cook?

my son loves to help me with dinner...everynight he gets his little apron and we cook together...he also helps with dessert as well

 
SMALLfry05

Asked by SMALLfry05 at 3:57 PM on Nov. 17, 2010 in General Parenting

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  • Sure DO! They LOVE IT! Last night we baked cookies and had to make a cake we are entering into a contest at the Scout meeting tomorrow!
    rebeccadac

    Answer by rebeccadac at 10:09 AM on Nov. 18, 2010

  • Yes, my kids have always liked helping cook. Now that they are older they even cook by themselves.
    cornflakegirl3

    Answer by cornflakegirl3 at 3:58 PM on Nov. 17, 2010

  • I sure do
    We are making cookies this weekend
    peanutsmommy1

    Answer by peanutsmommy1 at 3:58 PM on Nov. 17, 2010

  • yes and my 15 yo is an amazing cook he does dinner on 2 night i work
    little orginal sometimes but dh and kids like it
    raisingmen

    Answer by raisingmen at 4:00 PM on Nov. 17, 2010

  • kids are amazing little people....he stays away from the stove though....he will mix things,add stuff,do wutever you want him to do when it comes to cooking.....he loves it
    SMALLfry05

    Comment by SMALLfry05 (original poster) at 4:01 PM on Nov. 17, 2010

  • my middle brother is the same way....hes 21 now but he is an awesome cook....has been since he was younger.....
    SMALLfry05

    Comment by SMALLfry05 (original poster) at 4:03 PM on Nov. 17, 2010

  • My children are 21,21,15, and 13 and they are in charge of planning, cooking, serving, and cleaning up one meal a week.....together......for those that are here during the week. Once of the older boys is away at college and the other older boy spends time either working temp jobs or with his fiancĂ©e's family.
    twinsplus2more

    Answer by twinsplus2more at 4:03 PM on Nov. 17, 2010

  • Not yet, they are 4 and 2. Plus our kitchen can barely house a prego mommy let alone two kids.
    mslksdh

    Answer by mslksdh at 4:26 PM on Nov. 17, 2010

  • yes, ages 7,4, and 3 the one year old doesnt help yet, bt we make homemade bread and all kinds of goodies :)
    JoLee12345

    Answer by JoLee12345 at 6:19 PM on Nov. 17, 2010

  • Yes its fun and they learn too.
    chris219

    Answer by chris219 at 6:24 PM on Nov. 17, 2010

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