The B4FD Project features blog posts from guest writers that explore the far-reaching benefits of family dinner.

Family Dinner Month 2012: Sept 17 -- Oct 29, 2012



Founding Partners

Grace R. Freedman, Ph.D.,  Eatdinner.org

Eatdinner.org is committed to helping parents make regular family meals a priority and to better understanding the challenges parents face. Grace R. Freedman, Ph.D. is the founder and Executive Director of Eatdinner.org, a non-profit organization dedicated to providing research, education and resources on the benefits of family meals. Dr. Freedman holds a doctorate degree in Sociomedical Sciences (joint degree Public Health and Political Science) from Columbia University and is a published author of several books, monographs and scholarly articles.

Billy Mawhiney, Founder,  Time at the Table

Time at the Table is a nonprofit organization simplistic at heart. We focus on reconnecting families around the dinner table through our workshop’s four main ingredients: Meal Management, Creating Conversations, Table Time, and Building Self-Sustainable families. In addition, we offer a variety of free family services targeted to support families enhancing their own dinner table experience. Billy Mawhiney is the founder of Time at the Table.

Kathleen Cuneo, Ph.D., Dinner Together and Kitchen Table Parents

Dinner Together, LLC is an organization led by Dr. Kathleen Cuneo, a psychologist dedicated to helping parents raise healthy families. The mission at Dinner Together is twofold: to help families enjoy healthy family meals while connecting with each other
and to help parents raise successful eaters by learning strategies to deal with the challenges of picky eaters. Dinner Together provides education, support, resources, tools, and consultation to individual families and to organizations desiring to improve family meals.