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Tips for Better Family Dinners in 2013

What moments filled you and your family with pride in 2012? And what positive changes do you hope to make in 2013? We know that January (the darkest, coldest month of the year!) can feel like a tough time to start a new habit. But if you stick with a change for 3 weeks, research […]

Cultivating Patience: 4 Tips for Military Families

Use your family dinner time to help the whole family stay patient while a loved one is deployed.

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Sunny Side Up: Tips for Making The Most of Summer (while avoiding burnout)

    Summer is finally here! If you’ve been waiting with breathless anticipation for warmer weather, vacations and good old-fashioned family fun, you’re probably thrilled to turn the calendar page to July. But all this downtime and change of routines from the predictability of the school year can lead to cranky kids, boredom and burnout. […]

Tips for Including Kids in Cooking

Our friends from Kids Cook Monday share ideas on how to encourage young chefs in your family!

Back-to-School Dinner Tips

  As kids head back to school, family dinner can feel more overwhelming than usual. While summer dinners are often lazy affairs, fall dinners are usually a bit more rushed, as they compete with after-school activities and demanding to-do lists. Add to that the fact that kids usually come home tired and cranky, after having […]

Cultivating Patience: 4 Tips for Military Families

CULTIVATING PATIENCE: 4 TIPS FOR MILITARY FAMILIES Photo courtesy of Blue Star Families March can sometimes feel like a season of waiting, especially after the long and brutal winter much of the country has endured this year. As kids (and parents) battle the inevitable cabin fever and long for spring, patience tends to run short. […]

Top Tips From Our New Book

After many months of hard work and anticipation, we’re proud to announce that our new book is finally available online and in stores! Eat, Laugh, Talk: The Family Dinner Playbook contains 52 weeks of family-friendly recipes, games and conversation starters to make family dinners easy and attainable. Better yet, the book is a collection of […]

Supporting Your Family’s Emotional Health During COVID-19 Lockdown

Get tips on supporting your family’s emotional health during COVID-19 lockdowns, from the experts at the MGH Clay Center.

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Holidays or Hellidays? Tips for Better Conversations at Home

How can we increase the likelihood of love and connection, and lessen the likelihood of the old dance of conflict? Bob Stains offers some advice.

Tips for Reducing Tension at the Table

A version of this article also appears on Dr. Anne Fishel’s Food for Thought blog.  Who doesn’t love the idea of dinner as a time to kick back, relax and enjoy the company of your beloved family? Yet, despite this wish, tension can often challenge the peaceful dinner hour. For example, after rushing home from […]

Five Tips for Creating Family Traditions

Few times of the year are as steeped in tradition as the December holiday season. Whether you celebrate Hanukkah, Christmas, Kwanzaa or nothing at all, the traditions you practice as a family any time of the year strengthen your family’s sense of identity and contribute to a greater feeling of belonging. Traditions ground us; They […]

Spring Ahead! 6 Tips for Healthier Eating

In recognition of the coming spring and National Nutrition Month in March, we want to help you and your family eat healthier together. We know it’s not easy. Preparing a healthy snack isn’t as quick as grabbing a pre-packaged one (although it can be pretty fast). Whether your kids are picky eaters, or you’re just […]