Plan Ahead: 5 o'clock hits and you panic thinking "What's for dinner?!"
When this happens, the probability of less nutritious meals increases. So, whether you plan it each day, a few days at a time, or a week at a time, set the time aside to plan the meals. Work with the family's schedule to decide when the meal planning time will be.
Once the meal plan is set, you can plan the grocery list.