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


Wellness Lock-In: A ‘Must Do’ For All Families

by Angela Lemond, RD, CSP, LD

I had an epiphany this past weekend. What if families scheduled random “wellness lock-ins” every 3 months or so where they purposely worked on healthy family lifestyle components? You know, things such as:

- Emphasized family time

- Family-wide random activities such as going [...]

More Than a Meal: Benefits of Eating Together

by Angela Lemond

Recently, I was honored to speak at the Texas PTA Leadership Conference in Austin, TX on the importance of family mealtimes. The benefits of family meals go far beyond nutrition. Did you know that young people who reported eating dinner with their family 5 or more times [...]