The Importance of Eating Together. Why should we eat dinner together more
often? Most American families are starved for time to spend together, and dinner
Despite the feeling that there's no time for such luxuries, 59% of families report
eating dinner together at least five times a week—an increase from only 47% in ...
Eating dinner together as a family provides the opportunity for conversation. This
lets parents teach healthy communication without distractions from smart ...
May 5, 2016 ... Courtesy of almost every family sitcom made in the last 60 years, the family
dinner as we know it is an occasion for meatloaf, mashed potatoes, ...
Research shows that sharing dinner as a family improves teenage behaviors,
increases toddler vocabulary and teaches kids to eat healthier.
Jan 12, 2015 ... As a family therapist, I often have the impulse to tell families to go home and have
dinner together rather than spending an hour with me.
Apr 13, 2016 ... John Donohue and Sarah Schenck, from Brooklyn, eat dinner with their family,
Aurora, 7, and Isis, 5.Credit Richard Perry/The New York Times.
Dinner is the best predictor we have of how kids will do in adolescence. The
more frequently kids eat dinner with their families, the better they do in school,
Jul 18, 2014 ... Family dinners build relationships, and help kids do better in school.
engage in disordered eating, 24% more likely to eat healthier foods and 12%
less likely to be overweight ... Between Family Dinners and Adolescent. Well-