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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.

Tweeting Normandy

June 6th, 2016

History comes alive in a unique social media project.

Wookiee of the Year

May 24th, 2016

One mom brought laughter to the internet — and you can bring it to your dinner table with these lighthearted conversation starters!

A New National Symbol

May 13th, 2016

Talk about the significance of a “national mammal” at your dinner table tonight.

All About Moms

May 6th, 2016

Talk about the woman of the hour with sweet and fun conversation starters all about the mothers and mother figures in our lives.

Talking to Strangers

April 8th, 2016

“Calling Sweden” puts a new twist on the old pen pal concept — but would you pick up the phone to talk to a stranger?

In the Driver’s Seat

March 18th, 2016

Ask your family what they think: Is the world ready for self-driving cars?

Out of Orbit

March 4th, 2016

What does the exceptional achievement of astronaut Scott Kelly have to teach us here on Earth?

Cosmic Proof

February 13th, 2016

A major scientific breakthrough teaches us about the value of perseverance.

A Super Milestone

February 3rd, 2016

In honor of Super Bowl 50, game-day conversations for sports fans and non-fans alike!

His Own Beat

January 28th, 2016

The “dancing barista” shows us how to turn a challenge into a strength.

Broken-Hearted Fandom

January 14th, 2016

As we mourn the deaths of celebrities, what can we learn from fandom?

hands holding globe

Year-End Review: Help in Tough Times

December 29th, 2015

Often, looking back at a year as it comes to a close means that we take stock of everything that has happened in the world. It can be an exciting exercise (This was the year the USA Women’s Soccer Team won the World Cup!), but also painful and saddening as we remember tragedies that may […]