Ever have those days when you wanted to tell your kids, "Get your own darn dinner!" I think we all know how that would end up: They'd grab themselves a nice, big bowl of ice cream and be done with it. But the next best thing is a slow-cooker meal all ready to go by the time the kids want to eat -- one they can literally serve themselves. Magic!
These self-serve Crock-Pot recipes are also handy if you have children coming and going at different times, which is a reality for a lot of families -- especially during the school year.
Check out these 14 great kid-friendly Crock-Pot dinners you can have ready and waiting for your brood when they're hungry, below.
And then tell us one of your easy dinner secrets. Let's share some recipes!
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