Weekend reads: Make sure you sit down to family dinner this weekend
- Bon Appetit has been offering a Family Dinner Primer this week on the website. They have articles on How to Eat with Your Kids Without Losing Your Mind, Learn How to Shop, and more to help families put the ritual into place.
- I really like this piece on Babble titled Why We Bother With Family Dinner. The author comments that it “anchors my family like nothing else” and gives six reasons why they bother to do it even though they have hectic schedules.
- I interviewed Laurie David, author of “The Family Dinner” for a feature piece in Edible Jersey magazine. She gave several tips for successful family dinners, including one that I think is so incredibly important to make it manageable, “cook for the family, not for the kids.”
- If you’re very interested in learning more about the importance of family dinner and how it fits into your life, look into going to The Family Dinner Conference on April 18 in New York City.
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