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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.

A Player with Bite

July 2nd, 2014

A conversation about Luis Suarez’s antics on the soccer field

Doing it by the Book

June 24th, 2014

A little free library makes BIG headlines

An App for Dinner?

June 17th, 2014

And it’s not edible…

Hey, Who Changed my Shirt?

June 2nd, 2014

A high school in Utah edits clothing in yearbook

The Couch Conundrum

May 20th, 2014

What would you do if you found forty thousand dollars in a used couch?

A Priceless Prom Gesture

May 14th, 2014

Teens wear surgical masks in support of a friend

A Hero Named Hector

April 25th, 2014

This boy makes an incredible and inspiring sacrifice, and then gets rewarded in return.

A Big Bully’s Punishment

April 18th, 2014

See what your kids think about this story involving an adult bully and public shaming

A Photojournalist’s Dilemma

March 31st, 2014

A story that raises good questions about photo taking and sharing

Bang Bang! You’re Suspended.

March 12th, 2014

Did this zero-tolerance policy at an Ohio school go too far?

Justice for Justin: What do you Belieb?

January 31st, 2014

Questions to help you talk about the pop singer’s latest troubles.

Discussing Martin Luther King, Jr.

January 20th, 2014

How one parent talked to her kids about the annual day of remembrance.