They want to eat: Peanut butter and fluff. Cupcakes with squiggles. Zero veggies.
You want them to eat: Turkey on whole wheat. An apple. Pretzels.
After dealing with back-to-school battles over homework and bedtime, many moms would rather surrender than fight over what kids eat (or throw away) in the school cafeteria. The good news: It's easier than ever to think outside the lunch box when it comes to food. It doesn't have to be a choice between what's good for your kids and what's fun to eat.