Mom’s Trick to Keep Kids From Always Asking for Snacks Is Going Viral

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Life in lockdown is hard enough without your kids constantly asking you for snacks, as if you’re some kind of human vending machine. One mom is sick and tired of it, and now she’s coming up with a solution.

Jen Hallstrom, 31, from Indiana is a mom to three: Karley, 11, Wyatt, 7, and Millie, 2. She recently started putting out colored baskets filled with snacks for the day for each kid. She explains in her now-gone-viral Facebook post about the hack that once the snacks are gone, her kids don’t get any more. “It makes them stop and think do I really need a snack?,” she wrote, adding, “I also put their cup for the day in there because I’m not washing 50 cups a day!”

Even with the hack, Hallstorm admits that she still finds her 2-year-old sometimes looking through the cupboards for more snacks. “It’s frustrating when you know they aren’t hungry and they’re just…

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