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Would it be terrible

Anonymous
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To tell my 12 yr old she is on her own for dinner? She can make a sandwich, have leftovers, or make something.

I am exhausted. Dh is at work until late and I think I am coming down with something.
Posted by Anonymous on May. 7, 2015 at 4:34 PM
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lovinmyboys...
by Gold Member on May. 7, 2015 at 4:35 PM
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12 is plenty old enough to make something.
Anonymous
by Anonymous 1 - Original Poster on May. 7, 2015 at 4:36 PM
She is perfectly capable. But we usually all sit and eat together. This week has been insane and my bed is super comfy.

Quoting lovinmyboys...: 12 is plenty old enough to make something.
nicetry11
by Gold Member on May. 7, 2015 at 4:37 PM
Nope and you should encourage her to help with dinner daily and empower her to make a meal for the family weekly
lovinmyboys...
by Gold Member on May. 7, 2015 at 4:37 PM
Let her get a treat and watch a movie while she eats.

Quoting Anonymous 1: She is perfectly capable. But we usually all sit and eat together. This week has been insane and my bed is super comfy.

Quoting lovinmyboys...: 12 is plenty old enough to make something.
Anonymous
by Anonymous 2 on May. 7, 2015 at 4:38 PM
It's not a big deal.
chinosruca
by Ruby Member on May. 7, 2015 at 4:39 PM
My 11yo would be fine with that. I rarely make lunch on weekends and my 15yo and 11yo make their own lunch. They both are capable of making sandwiches and know how to use the microwave.
Anonymous
by Anonymous 3 on May. 7, 2015 at 4:41 PM

No, not terrible in the least.  I do that once a week, every single week.

Raeann11
by Emerald Member on May. 7, 2015 at 4:42 PM

My eleven year old loves to cook once a week for us. She started to do that when she was 10 years old.

J.M.O.
by Ruby Member on May. 7, 2015 at 4:42 PM
No, it would help you get some rest :)
yksmom
by Ruby Member on May. 7, 2015 at 4:44 PM
About once a week, we have "find it an eat it".

I've had a hellish day. If there was anything here to eat that didn't have to be cooked, we'd have "find it, eat it, and shut up about it" ;)
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