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Eating Together

POLL: Do Family Dinners Make A Difference On A Child's Academics Or Behavior?

Posted 09.26.2012 | Black Voices

Sunday dinners are a hallmark of black life. (Cue "Soul Food" closing scene.) And while psychologists have touted the family meal's beneficial affect ...

Eating Together as a Family Has Multiple Benefits

Timi Gustafson, R.D. | Posted 11.20.2012 | Parents
Timi Gustafson, R.D.

Studies have shown time and again that eating together has multiple benefits for everyone involved, but especially for children.

3 Questions To Ask Yourself Every Day

Jenny Rosenstrach | Posted 08.27.2012 | Parents
Jenny Rosenstrach

When I was growing up, family dinner was not called family dinner. It was called dinner.

Even More Reasons To Sit Down At The Table Together

Posted 06.22.2012 | Parents

This week's Family Dinner Table Talk, from HuffPost and The Family Dinner book: There’s a reason so many dates, business meetings and affairs of ...

In Defense of Family Dinner

Claire McCarthy, M.D. | Posted 08.08.2012 | Parents
Claire McCarthy, M.D.

Family dinners are a practical, tangible way to send a clear message that you care about what is going on with your children and that they are part of a family.

Why Eating Dinner Together Keeps Us Happy And Healthy

Posted 04.27.2012 | Parents

This week's Family Dinner Table Talk, from HuffPost and The Family Dinner book: At HuffPost, we’ve always believed in the importance of family me...