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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.

Crying Foul

June 10th, 2013

A tragic incident at a ballgame raises questions for all sports fans

Let’s Give This Girl a Medal!

May 29th, 2013

How one eight-year-old girl righted a sixty-year-old injustice

“That’s Not Fair!”

May 21st, 2013

Questions to get your kids thinking about fairness.

An Extra Large Error in Judgement?

May 16th, 2013

Sometimes CEOs say the darndest things.

Teacher Appreciation Week, Indeed

May 8th, 2013

Teachers offer to work without pay, but get laid off anyway

Three Strikes and You’re Out

April 30th, 2013

Should kindergartners do detention for being late?

Basket Case: Considering the Rutgers Scandal

April 17th, 2013

As the spring sports season heats up, some conversation about coaching

Sign of the Times: What’s a Parent to Do?

April 2nd, 2013

Should parents be using public shaming as punishment?

Addressing Steubenville

March 26th, 2013

Some resources for meaningful conversation

On the Presidential Menu: Healthy Dialogue

March 19th, 2013

An example of how simply talking and truly listening can bridge differences

When Bullying Turns Deadly

March 9th, 2013

A tragic bullying incident raises important questions

Television: The Great Influencer?

February 22nd, 2013

Does TV impact how we behave? We offer some questions to get your family talking.