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Mom’s Away Pizza

When your wife goes on as many trips as mine, there are times when I am the one left to feed the little ones at home.  Up until now, the traditional approach for this dad has been a trip to the golden arches or calling ANY quick-to-deliver pizza place.  However, tonight is going to be different.

moms away pizza

A mom-away favorite at our home is usually pizza.  And tonight will be no different.  However, the pizza is going to be made by 2 sets of hands that have a combined age of 11.  Our girls are all about crafts and making things, so why not make a pizza.  Now this endeavor seemed a little far fetched from the guy who thinks KD is a food staple, however, we decided to give it a shot.  According to our girls the only edible pizza toppings are cheese, pepperoni and pineapples.  So that is exactly what we were looking for. 
 We all jumped in the van and took a stroll down the aisles of the local grocery store while I pondered how I was going to pull this off.  It was quite simple and all necessary supplies were found.

After heading home, I laid everything out in bowls for my little chefs.  They were each given their own little pizza crust and with a little instructions my girls had their own creations. 
 I loved doing this!  I gave my girls the chance to have hands on learning and let them see the fruits of their own labors where they could eat what they made.  They thought it was cool, and I got to spend time with my girls in a setting that I rarely get to see.  I love my girls to no end and by having this opportunity to spend time with them like this was priceless.

Written by Trevor, Jody’s husband. Trevor has a BA in social work and a special interest in mental health. His invaluable contribution to Mommy Moment is mostly behind the scenes although he helps draft stories ideas and adds “the male perspective” to some product review posts.


Monday 3rd of June 2013

Great moms away post. Love the dads view. My girls enjoy food more, I think, when they have had a hand in the prep work.


Sunday 2nd of June 2013

Looks awesome! Hope it tasted just as good! :-)

Jody @ Mommy Moment

Sunday 2nd of June 2013

Thanks Soozle, Obviously I was not here to try it, but my girls tell me it was awesome pizza :)

lori butler

Saturday 1st of June 2013

great job dad :) love your take on mom's away

Sarah De Diego (Journeys of The Zoo)

Saturday 1st of June 2013

I'll take two Mom's Pizzas to go, they look amazing. Thanks for sharing "dinner in" from a Dad's perspective.

Besos, Sarah Blogger at Journeys of The Zoo