Comfort Food
Comfort Food
Apr 11, 2019
31: The Mental Load of Meal Planning
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In which Virginia realizes that her reluctance to meal planning is really a one woman protest against yet more emotional labor — that essential work of caring and keeping our families that so disproportionately falls onto moms. We talk about why meal planning is requires so much mental load work, and ask: How can we even things out and make it work better in our homes? 

Struggling with your own meal planning mental load? Tell us your stories: or @v_solesmith & @yummytoddlerfood on social media. 

And check out our show notes for all the articles and other resources discussed in this episode at

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