How multitasking parents do it all, including weeknight meals ← Related Article Visit The Boston Globe Share on Twitter Share on Facebook Comment on this Scroll to top of page Jackie Ricciardi for the Boston Globe Division of labor (shopping, cooking, planning, freezing) are key to multitasking parents' dinner commitments. Pictured, Mayuko Melanson made dinner and held her son, Will. Jackie Ricciardi for the Boston Globe Asian chicken noodle soup is a regular in the dinner lineup at the Melansons’ table. Jackie Ricciardi for the Boston Globe Mike and Mayuku Melanson of Newton share cooking for sons Jake, 6, (left) and Will, 4. Cheryl Senter for the Boston Globe Jarrod Clement cooks four nights a week in Southborough. Cheryl Senter for the Boston Globe Jarrod made pan-seared salmon with spinach and shiitake mushrooms. “We eat very well,’’ his wife, Jody, says. Cheryl Senter for the Boston Globe “I don’t have a passion for cooking,” says Jody Young Clement. “He cooks, I clean.” Jarrod holds Maya, who is 6; Nina is 2. Josh Reynolds for the Boston Globe In their Winchester kitchen, Nikki Daigel and her daughters, Katerina, 8, (left) and Sophia, 10, make a simple Greek meal for dinner. Josh Reynolds for the Boston Globe The Daigels made hilopites, a traditional Greek egg noodle, served with chicken, olives, feta cheese, and bread.