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TABLE TALK: Scientists Discover New Chicken-Like Dinosaur

Posted 03.21.2014 | Parents

This week's Family Dinner Table Talk, from HuffPost and The Family Dinner book: Topic: The discovery of the Anzu wyliei dinosaur Story to read: ...

TABLE TALK: St. Patrick's Day

Posted 03.14.2014 | Parents

This week's Family Dinner Table Talk, from HuffPost and The Family Dinner book: Topic: St. Patrick's Day Story to read: St. Patrick's Day Histor...

What If You Could Print Out Your Dinner?

Posted 09.27.2013 | Parents

This week's Family Dinner Table Talk, from HuffPost and The Family Dinner book: It's already possible to print everything from homework to newspape...

3 Questions To Ask Before Kids Go Back To School

Posted 08.09.2013 | Parents

This week's Family Dinner Table Talk, from HuffPost and The Family Dinner book: It may seem like summer vacation only just started, but in some par...

How Screen Time Affects Kids' Sleep Schedules

Posted 07.26.2013 | Parents

This week's Family Dinner Table Talk, from HuffPost and The Family Dinner book: Computers can help us do homework and keep in touch with our friend...

How We Can Fight Climate Change Together

Posted 06.28.2013 | Parents

This week's Family Dinner Table Talk, from HuffPost and The Family Dinner book: This week, President Obama called the country to action in the figh...

The Zoo That Might Not Look Like This In The Future

Posted 06.21.2013 | Parents

This week's Family Dinner Table Talk, from HuffPost and The Family Dinner book: When you think of a zoo, you probably picture different kinds of an...

The Woman Who Fought For Father's Day

Posted 06.14.2013 | Parents

This week's Family Dinner Table Talk, from HuffPost and The Family Dinner book: This coming Sunday is Father’s Day. The holiday was born 103 year...

Major Ice Cream Brand's Big Announcement

Posted 06.07.2013 | Parents

This week's Family Dinner Table Talk, from HuffPost and The Family Dinner book: Soon, there are going to be some ingredients missing from your Ben ...

9-Year-Old's Campaign To Help Us Eat Better

Posted 06.02.2013 | Parents

This week's Family Dinner Table Talk, from HuffPost and The Family Dinner book: You definitely don’t have to be a grown-up to take a stand for wh...

How To Help Victims Of The Tornado

Posted 06.03.2013 | Parents

This week's Family Dinner Table Talk, from HuffPost and The Family Dinner book: On Monday, a tornado more than a mile wide hit Moore, Oklahoma. In ...

What Your Family Can Do To Help The Environment

Posted 05.17.2013 | Parents

This week's Family Dinner Table Talk, from HuffPost and The Family Dinner book: Last week, the earth hit an environmental milestone that has climat...

How Safe Are The Products Your Family Uses Every Day?

Posted 05.10.2013 | Parents

Heavy metals might not be something you’d generally associate with makeup -- but a recent study from the University of California Berkeley's School ...

The Cicadas Are Coming -- Has Your Family Spotted Any?

Posted 05.03.2013 | Parents

This week's Family Dinner Table Talk, from HuffPost and The Family Dinner book: Over the next few weeks, East Coasters are going to get some very l...

How To Begin The 'What Do You Want To Be When You Grow Up?' Conversation

Posted 04.26.2013 | Parents

This week's Family Dinner Table Talk, from HuffPost and The Family Dinner book: This week is the perfect time to think about what you want to be wh...

What Can We Learn From Female Leaders?

Posted 04.12.2013 | Parents

This week's Family Dinner Table Talk, from HuffPost and The Family Dinner book: This week, the world lost of one of its most notable leaders when M...

How To Celebrate Poetry Month With Your Kids

Posted 04.05.2013 | Parents

This week's Family Dinner Table Talk, from HuffPost and The Family Dinner book: In 1996, the Academy of American Poets founded National Poetry Mont...

What Your Kids Should Know About The Newest National Monuments

Posted 03.29.2013 | Parents

This week's Family Dinner Table Talk, from HuffPost and The Family Dinner book: Over 100 years ago, President Theodore Roosevelt made Devils Tower ...

Who Decides What Kids Can Read In School?

Posted 03.22.2013 | Parents

This week's Family Dinner Table Talk, from HuffPost and The Family Dinner book: Marjane Satrapi’s acclaimed graphic novel, Persepolis, is her mem...

How Teens' Internet Use Is Changing

Posted 03.15.2013 | Parents

This week's Family Dinner Table Talk, from HuffPost and The Family Dinner book: If it seems like smartphones have changed the way we interact with ...

Celebrating Women's History Month

Posted 03.08.2013 | Parents

This week's Family Dinner Table Talk, from HuffPost and The Family Dinner book: March is Women’s History Month. The National Women's History Proj...

Celebrating Read Across America Day

Posted 03.01.2013 | Parents

This week's Family Dinner Table Talk, from HuffPost and The Family Dinner book: Today, March 1, is the National Education Association’s 16th Annu...

15 Tips To Eat Dinner With Toddlers Without Losing Your Mind

Charity Curley Mathews | Posted 05.01.2013 | Parents
Charity Curley Mathews

It's such a dream, the Family Dinner. From the moment I saw my first ultrasound, I could see it so clearly. A happy family sits around a table, passing heaped platters of colorful food.

Talking About Achievement, Movie Magic And The Oscars

Posted 02.22.2013 | Parents

This week's Family Dinner Table Talk, from HuffPost and The Family Dinner book: You might think anyone who’s made it into a major movie – as an...

Table Talk: Explaining The Pope's Resignation To Kids

Posted 02.15.2013 | Parents

This week's Family Dinner Table Talk, from HuffPost and The Family Dinner book: This week, a surprising announcement came from the Vatican: Pope Be...