Conversation of the Week

What does your family think about education issues, sports scandals and the latest campaign headlines? Each week, The Family Dinner Project posts a summary of a current news story, along with thought-provoking questions that will help your family talk about topics that matter.
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The Newest Nobel

March 18th, 2015

A teacher from Maine becomes the first person in history to win an international education award.

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Crowdsourcing Kindness

March 12th, 2015

A story of body shaming, cyberbullying and the incredible kindness of strangers

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Dedicated to Different

March 2nd, 2015

Graham Moore’s viral speech can encourage families to dig deeper about what’s really weird or different.

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Legend and Legacy

March 2nd, 2015

John Legend’s “Selma is now” speech provides an opportunity to talk about the meaning of justice.

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Opening Doors to Kindness

February 13th, 2015

After being bullied, one young man decides to fight back…with kindness.

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On Justice Finally Served

February 2nd, 2015

Questions about friendship, bravery, forgiveness and more

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A Slice of Kindness

January 22nd, 2015

Pay-it forward pizza is a thing, and it’s awesome.

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On hotels, the homeless and humility

January 13th, 2015

A story with a happy ending, thanks to social media

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There’s no place like space for the holidays

December 18th, 2014

Where’s the most unusual place you’ve ever celebrated a holiday? And more conversation starters

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Using His Noodle(s)

December 4th, 2014

A restaurant gift card becomes a tool for helping others.

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Talking about Ferguson

November 26th, 2014

Resources to help you have conversations with children

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Score One for Science

November 14th, 2014

A new achievement in space exploration can spark your family’s imaginations.

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