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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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B4FD Reflections: The Tradition of a Nontraditional Family Dinner

by Billy Mawhiney

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

It could simply be my generation, but finding the alternative or nontraditional way of doing things seems to be the new tradition. I grew up in a [...]

On Grandmas, Food and Memories

by Bettina Elias Siegal

This post was originally published on The Lunch Tray on April 9, 2012.

My paternal grandmother passed away yesterday. She was 96, a truly remarkable woman, and I was lucky to have had her in my life for so long.

My cousin was with my grandmother shortly before her [...]

Short-Order Cooking and the Family Dinner

Back Away from that Peanut Butter Jar!

by Bettina Siegel

On my blog, The Lunch Tray, I’m a big proponent of the family dinner, providing recipes, links, tips and resources to help busy families pull off this feat as often as possible.

But one obstacle to a stress-free family dinner is the so-called [...]