So that leaves the weekends for family dinners. Somehow Saturday always seems to get away from me and before I know it the twins need to be fed and I haven't made dinner for Greg, Lizzie and myself. Which leaves Sunday. I usually go grocery shopping on Sundays and I'm now trying to be a bit more organized and get ingredients for a few planned meals.
I'm cooking one of those meals on Sunday evening so Greg, Lizzie and myself can start eating as a family. Once the twins are staying up later and eating table food they will join us as well. The things is though, in our current it's tough to make a decent meal with all the kids awake. Greg is a big help but Lizzie is usually clinging to me at some point and at 5 we need to feed the twins and start getting them ready for bed. I try to make it so we eat at 6 after the babies are asleep but before it is too late for Lizzie. It's really quite exhausting but an important thing to do.
I think I've also decided that Saturday night will start being "pizza night". We might order out or we might make our own but if I can be organized and have a plan then we can add another night of family dining to the week. I also plan on eating with the kids a few nights a week once the twins are eating table food for dinner. Once again though that will required lots of organization and cooking ahead.
Sometimes it is very hard and very exhausting to do the right thing.