by Bettina Siegel
On my blog The Lunch Tray, I write a lot about the importance of family dinner, but I know all too well that for busy working families, getting everyone fed on a weeknight is often easier said than done. Sometimes a little out-of-the-box thinking is called for.
That’s why I love [...]
by Rachael Warrington
Unconventional family meals…what it means to me.
We are a family of five. Both my husband and I work outside the home. Our two eldest children are ages 20 and 18. Our baby just turned 16.
As I remember growing up, even in our late teens and early [...]
By Judy Ruland, as told to Grace R. Freedman
Today we present an informal chat about seniors and family meals. Our B4FD co-founder Grace R. Freedman talked with her mom, Judy Ruland, to get the perspective of why family meals are important to seniors.
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It is [...]
By Maria Birch
All sorts of studies show that families are strengthened when they eat together.
We expect that most families be composed of persons related by blood or marriage or a life-commitment.
I belong to a family that has made a commitment to dine together, to eat slowly the food we prepare, [...]
by Kathleen Cuneo, Ph.D.
Getting dinner on the table night after night can be a challenge for families in today’s hectic world. Sometimes strategies like menu planning and timesaving cooking techniques can help home cooks pull together family dinners. Sometimes ordering take-out or eating out are solutions for busy families. [...]
by Cara Eisenpress
The potluck party we talk about in this post actually happened a long time ago—Jessy’s going on 27 by now—but it feels fitting to have this post so fixated on the past. High school, too, was a long time ago, but far be it from us not to [...]