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Family Dinner Table Talk

10 Ways to De-Stress Dinnertime With Young Kids

Kate Solomon | Posted 06.17.2014 | Parents
Kate Solomon

How does dinnertime look in your house? I cling to dreams of family bonding and quality time, but lately, that's just not the reality.

6 Simple Habits That Will Recharge (And Revive!) Your Family Dinners

Ashley Davis Bush, LCSW | Posted 01.21.2013 | Healthy Living
Ashley Davis Bush, LCSW

If you're not feeling connected to your spouse after work, if family dinner in your house has disintegrated into a chaotic free-for-all, then it's time to make some changes to your evening meal routine.

Table Talk: Helping School Lunch Go Local

Posted 09.07.2012 | Parents

This week's Family Dinner Table Talk, from HuffPost and The Family Dinner book: The beginning of the new school year has brought a familiar subject...

How Much Do Your Kids Know About The Mars Rover?

Posted 08.31.2012 | Parents

This week's Family Dinner Table Talk, from HuffPost and The Family Dinner book: America lost a legend last week. On August 25th, Neil Armstrong, th...

Talking To Your Kids About Lance Armstrong

Posted 08.27.2012 | Parents

This week's Family Dinner Table Talk, from HuffPost and The Family Dinner book: It was a shocking announcement -- and sad news for cycling fans. La...

Oscar Pistorius's Olympic Inspiration

Posted 08.10.2012 | Parents

This week's Family Dinner Table Talk, from HuffPost and The Family Dinner book: This summer’s Olympics have had countless memorable moments -- fr...

Teaching Kids To Trace Their Roots

Posted 08.03.2012 | Parents

This week's Family Dinner Table Talk, from HuffPost and The Family Dinner book: Genealogists working for Ancestry.com recently took a close look at...

Saving The World, One Straw At A Time

Posted 07.27.2012 | Parents

This week's Family Dinner Table Talk, from HuffPost and The Family Dinner book: Just because you’re young doesn’t mean you can’t make a diffe...

Table Talk: Cutting Physical Education

Posted 07.20.2012 | Parents

This week's Family Dinner Table Talk, from HuffPost and The Family Dinner book: A recent study of American physical education policy revealed some ...

Table Talk: Career Tests For Kindergartners

Posted 07.06.2012 | Parents

This week's Family Dinner Table Talk, from HuffPost and The Family Dinner book: This week, the organization behind the ACT test announced plans for...

Talking To Kids About Bullying

Posted 05.21.2012 | Parents

This week's Family Dinner Table Talk, from HuffPost and The Family Dinner book: In today's world, people who run for office should assume that thei...

Angels at Risk: Damage Control Works in the Kindest of Ways

Susie Spain | Posted 07.10.2012 | Impact
Susie Spain

Teens who do not have dinner with their families five to seven times per week are twice as likely to have used alcohol and 1.5 times likelier to have used marijuana, as compared to teens who do participate in family dinners.

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...

Table Talk: What Can You Do To Celebrate Earth Day?

Posted 04.21.2012 | Parents

This week's Family Dinner Table Talk, from HuffPost and The Family Dinner book: On Sunday, people from all over the world will celebrate Earth Day....

Tonight's Table Talk: Would You Ever Give Up Your Favorite Food?

Posted 04.13.2012 | Parents

This week's Family Dinner Table Talk, from HuffPost and The Family Dinner book: What came first, big factory farms or the big debate about whether ...

Tonight's Challenge: Can You 'Unplug' For A Day?

The Huffington Post | Sarah H. Lee | Posted 03.26.2012 | Parents

This week's Family Dinner Table Talk, from HuffPost and The Family Dinner book: This week's Family Table Talk is also a challenge. Can you -- every...

Do Kids Know How To Use An Encyclopedia?

Posted 03.16.2012 | Parents

This week's Family Dinner Table Talk, from HuffPost and The Family Dinner book: Once upon a time, people used thick, heavy reference books to look ...

Tonight's Table Talk: Jeremy Lin, Underdog To Superstar

The Huffington Post | Sarah H. Lee | Posted 02.22.2012 | Parents

This week's Family Dinner Table Talk, from HuffPost and The Family Dinner book: In just 13 short days, Linsanity has hit the country -- and shows n...

The Importance Of Mentoring Teens

The Huffington Post | Sarah H. Lee | Posted 02.10.2012 | Parents

This week's Family Dinner Table Talk, from HuffPost and The Family Dinner book: Ever since Michelle Obama became the First Lady of the United State...

No Name-Calling Week: A Way To Stop School Bullying

The Huffington Post | Sarah H. Lee | Posted 01.27.2012 | Parents

This week's Family Dinner Table Talk, from HuffPost and The Family Dinner book: To whoever first started chanting, "Sticks and stones may break my ...

Censorship And SOPA: A Family Dinner Table Talk

The Huffington Post | Sarah H. Lee | Posted 01.27.2012 | Parents

This week's Family Dinner Table Talk, from HuffPost and The Family Dinner book: If you were anywhere on the Internet this past Wednesday, you might...

Do Kids Still Read? A Family Dinner Table Talk

The Huffington Post | Sarah H. Lee | Posted 01.27.2012 | Parents

This week's Family Dinner Table Talk, from HuffPost and The Family Dinner book: There's a new reading sheriff in town. As of Tuesday, Walter Dean M...

Year In Review: A Family Dinner Table Talk

The Huffington Post | Sarah H. Lee | Posted 02.02.2012 | Parents

This week's Family Dinner Table Talk, from HuffPost and The Family Dinner book: The Royal Wedding, Oprah's last show, the day Occupy Wall Street st...

Occupy The Dinner Conversation This Christmas

Carl Gibson | Posted 02.24.2012 | Religion
Carl Gibson

Like every liberal activist and preacher's son, I have arch-conservative family members who don't agree with my philosophies, whom I see every year on the holidays. This year, Occupiers have nothing to worry about.

Operation Santa: Granting Kids' Wishes One Letter At A Time

Posted 12.16.2011 | Parents

This week's Family Dinner Table Talk, from HuffPost and The Family Dinner book: If you were wondering where Santa's elves are, it's the Post Office...