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Deepening the Conversation Around The Hunger Games

Posted on: March 29th, 2012 by Charlotte

There is no denying the popularity of The Hunger Games. But underneath the brutal killings, love triangle, and post-apocalyptic setting, these stories invite a deeper conversation.

Togetherness and Taco Fridays

Posted on: March 27th, 2012 by Allissa

A conversation with Jennifer de los Santos, a local mother and community member, about the Community Dinners at The Ford School in Lynn, Mass.

Grocery Bag

Win a Week’s Worth of Groceries!

Posted on: March 22nd, 2012 by Allissa

Do you sometimes eat movie popcorn for dinner? Do your kids feed the dog under the table? Tells us about your most embarrassing family dinner habits for the chance to win a week’s worth of groceries!


Posted on: March 19th, 2012 by Larry

A parenting tale of public shaming. What do you think?

Luca tasting pasta

Making Choices

Posted on: March 16th, 2012 by Lynn

Blogger Family and FDP team member Lynn writes about dinner at her house

Football or Footbrawl?

Posted on: March 15th, 2012 by Larry

Certainly football is a rough sport and players get hurt, but the game is about scoring points, not collecting scalps.

A Taste for Civilization

Posted on: March 12th, 2012 by John

What do the House of Representatives, the Arab Spring and my family all have in common? The need for more civil conversations over a family dinner.

Race to the Bottom

Posted on: March 1st, 2012 by Larry

There is a new Brown v. Board of Education case. And like the famous one in Topeka in 1954, this new one in Chicago has race at its core.

Wedding Album

Wedding Photos and Games: Entertaining Kids During Dinner

Posted on: March 1st, 2012 by

Persuading small children to stay in their seats during dinner can be a bit tricky. With a 4-year-old daughter named Chloe and a 2-year-old son named Charlie