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On Parenting
Posted at 01:44 PM ET, 08/23/2011

The rules for selecting a lunchbox and what to put in it

From elsewhere in The Post: Not being allowed to buy kids commercial lunchboxes with popular characters such as Buzz Lightyear, or put lunches in brown paper bags are just some school restrictions that get under Petula Dvorak’s skin.

“What kids eat at school is a topic of endless national debate,” says the mom of two boys and columnist. “If you’ve got school-age kids, you’re ducking the food grenades daily. If your kids are grown, you’ll be stunned to hear what’s happened to the old PB&J-in-a-Spider-Man-lunchbox routine. And if you don’t have kids, prepare to be amused.”

Dvorak pokes fun at how mind boggling it can be to put each lunch item in a reusable container, remember the list of don’ts while packing lunch and buy lunch gear that’s “outside the box.”

By On Parenting  |  01:44 PM ET, 08/23/2011

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