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


B4FD Reflections: Cooking with Kids

by Kathleen Cuneo, Ph.D.

This month, Blog for Family Dinner founders will reflect back on some lessons learned from our B4FD guest bloggers over the past year.


I’m a big believer in the value of involving kids in the kitchen.  I’ve written and read lots of advice about ways for including kids in the kitchen.  [...]

Kids Cooking Resources

by The Blog for Family Dinner Team

We have had so much fun this month hosting blog posts and resources for getting kids involved in family dinner. Today we are sharing free resources specifically for getting kids in the kitchen to cook! We complied this list of websites and cookbooks with input from our readers, Facebook [...]

Cooking with Kids: Videos

All month B4FD has been encouraging you to get your kids involved in family dinner — what better way than in the kitchen! Today we are featuring a few of our favorite videos that show easy and fun ways to involve kids in cooking your next family meal. Try it! You might be surprised how much fun you have. [...]

The Value of Cooking and Eating as a Family

byJulie Negrin, M.S.

I come from a large Jewish family known for hosting fun and boisterous meals that last for several hours. While I was growing up, my three siblings and I would share the overcrowded table with our cousins and friends while my mom or aunt served a simple homemade meal. We’d [...]