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Whitney Coy is a freelance writer and editor based in Columbus, OH, where she lives with her husband and two daughters. She writes frequently for SheKnows, as well as several other websites. She writes on topics including parenting, trav...

Pack a perfect lunch

Believe it or not, packing a lunch can pack on the pressure. It doesn’t have to be that hard — you just have to know the right secrets.

Not only are you charged with packing a nutritious lunch, but it has to be something your kids will actually eat, too. We feel your pain, mom. Lucky for you, we’ve got the tips you need to get through it.

Make it healthy

Make it healthy | Sheknows.com

It’s not easy to keep coming up with lunch ideas that are actually healthy. We put together a list of what a healthy lunch really needs, along with a bunch of great examples.

Get our tips for packing a healthy lunch >>

Mix it up

Mix it up | Sheknows.com

Skip those sandwiches — they get boring in a hurry. Now that you know what’s healthy, learn how to keep it interesting.

Find out how to mix it up >>

Make it ahead of time

Make it ahead of time | Sheknows.com

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Who has time to pack a lunch in the morning? Not us. We rounded up some of the best tips from bloggers for packing lunch the night before.

Learn how to pack a lunch the night before >>

Embrace the beverages

Embrace the beverages| Sheknows.com

One way to keep lunch fun is by switching up the drink flavors you send. One mom let us in on her favorite healthy picks.

Find out what drinks she chooses >>

Find out what they like

Every kid has a secret wish for they’ll find inside their lunchbox. Do you know what your kids crave when the lunch bell rings? This mom was surprised to find out from her daughter.

Read about the item she loves to find in her lunchbox >>

This post was sponsored by Mott's.

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