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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

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The Reality of Family Dinner—and Making It Happen

by Stacie Billis

The research is clear. We can—and, if you ask me, should—consider it with a healthy degree of questioning. No research can tell us how to live lives optimally. We can only work out what’s best for ourselves and our families, and no two families will make all the same decisions. [...]

Confessions from a New Mom

The following story was first submitted to the Time at the Table project that focussed on real life family dinners on 1.25.11, founded by Bill Mawhiney

 

by Deb Dishman

Dinner at our house in more than just a 6-letter word.  I have a very busy husband who [...]

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 [...]

Ready, Get Set, Go: #B4FD Family Dinner Month starts Sunday, 9.25.11

By Grace R. Freedman, Ph.D.

Blog for Family Dinner Month starts in just two days! Please join us on Sunday, 9.25.11, and check in every day to read and share the great posts from our daily Featured Bloggers. (We will publish seven days a week!)

A few months ago, my colleagues and I [...]

Blog for Family Dinner Project: August 2011 Launch

Thank you for visiting the Blog for Family Dinner Project!

We are creating a community for people who care about food, family, health and the environment and who believe that many of these issues come together over the table at family meals.

We are actively seeking bloggers and supporting organizations for the B4FD Project. You [...]