How Can I Get the Men to Pitch In at Our Thanksgiving Table?
As of January, the typical American man is more married than ever before – that’s a whopping 59% of men, according to a 2010 Pew study.
So the question of “how can I get the men to pitch in at our Thanksgiving dinner table?” is more important than ever.
But don’t take it from me. Take it from the guys that have already asked me how I solved their Thanksgiving dilemma, as they’ve been asking me for years.
My answer is always the same: I’m not there yet.
But that didn’t stop my friends from asking.
So, a quick run down…..
Here is what I found to be the secret to getting more men to pitch in at Thanksgiving dinner.
1. Treat your loved ones to a new tradition.
If you don’t get it from each other, then your guests are probably not going to get it from you.
As a result, many men are inclined to get a little cranky when asked to pitch in on the traditional Thanksgiving fare.
And the thing is…this is going to get really old real quick.
I find that the best way to go about solving this problem is by creating a new tradition.
My most recent idea is to make Thanksgiving dinner the first tradition that my family will do together every year.
As you’ve probably guessed, I’m talking about Christmas.
Simply, because we love each other, and because a Christmas tradition gets our families together.
My brother and I have been cooking for years. And we all love to get together every year for dinner. We usually spend our evenings sitting around making plans for Christmas.
My husband is often the first one