The following was originally written to help some loved ones who are dealing with the challenges of caretaking and chronic illness that lead to immobility. These techniques, though, can be used to assist in reducing the stress of getting most meals ready for an entire week. Where possible, it can even been a family activity from the planning to the grocery shopping to the prep itself.
Please use your best judgment when assigning age-appropriate tasks to the younger members of your family (e.g. don’t give the three year old the task of cutting vegetables, give them the measuring spoon instead).