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The Family Dinner Project and Mayo Clinic: Innovating for your family’s health

October 10th, 2013

We were thrilled to speak at one of the leading healthcare conferences of 2013: Mayo Clinic’s Transform 2013. The Family Dinner Project has been working with Mayo Clinic’s Center for Innovation since summer 2012 with a special focus on family dinner and the home as an innovative hub of healthcare in a community. Learn more about […]

Chatting with the Washington Post About Taking the Stress Out of Family Dinners

October 12th, 2012

Our own Dr. Anne Fishel talks about taking the stress out of family dinners in this excellent Washington Post piece. Read on for some great tips!

The Christian Science Monitor Profiles The Family Dinner Project

June 25th, 2012

The Christian Science Monitor explores the resurgence of family dinner in America, and highlights the The Family Dinner Project’s programs. Read reporter Meredith Bennett-Smith’s take on one of our community dinner events in Lynn, MA. Take a look: You can also check out reporter Meredith Bennett-Smith’s take on our community dinner event in Lynn, MA. […]

TuftsNow: “Does Eating Meals Together as a Family Help Steer Kids Away from Risky Behaviors?”

June 17th, 2012

In her column about how family dinners lead to positive behavior in children and teens, Tufts University professor Margie Skeer mentions The Family Dinner Project!

Better Homes & Gardens Features The Family Dinner Project

June 17th, 2012

Better Homes & Gardens gives The Family Dinner Project a shout-out in their April 2012 issue. We agree with the writers—conversation starters, mealtime games, and easy menus make dinner more fun.

Shout Out From A Tufts Professor

May 23rd, 2012

In a column that examines how family dinners lead to positive behaviors in children and teenagers, Assistant Professor Margie R. Skeer mentions The Family Dinner Project! For more information on the incredible benefits of family dinner, check-out Professor Skeer’s post.

60% of Americans More Inspired by Family Cooks Than Celebrity Chefs

May 9th, 2012

According to a survey by outdoor cooking company Masterbuilt, an increasing number of families are using dinner as a “fun and creative way to spend time together.” Chalk it up to the slow food movement, less expensive meals at home, and the realization that eating together leads to happier, healthier families! Among the survey’s encouraging […]

The Family Dinner Project in Better Homes and Gardens

April 4th, 2012

Better Homes and Gardens magazine features The Family Dinner Project in the Family section of its April issue, available on newsstands now!