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Family Blog

Real families share their dinnertime wisdom on our fun, informal Family Blog. Discover new ways to create lively conversation, get everyone involved in dinner, and bring your family closer together, one meal at a time.

Real Family Dinner Projects: The Thompson Family

June 27th, 2017

Meal planning expert Brenda Thompson and her family give a glimpse into life at their dinner table.

Real Family Dinner Projects: The Dineen Family

May 31st, 2017

The creator of a series of special conversation starters for grandparents and grandchildren shares some of the secrets of her family dinners.

Real Family Dinner Projects: The Walter Family

April 28th, 2017

A mother and daughter find unique ways to keep the family dinner spark going, despite busy schedules and planning challenges.

The Food Tells the Story

April 27th, 2017

Making family recipes — and sharing the stories behind them — can bring extra meaning to the family dinner table.

Real Family Dinner Projects: The Gonzalez Family

April 2nd, 2017

Meet the Gonzalez family, a large — and still growing — household where everyone learns to take part in making healthy family dinners a priority!

Grandparents at the Table: The Importance of Talking About Family History

March 24th, 2017

Inviting grandparents to the family dinner table can open up a new world of conversations, family history and connecting with one another.

Real Family Dinner Projects: The Darvick Family

February 28th, 2017

A longstanding family dinner tradition rooted in faith and friendship comes full circle with the birth of a new generation.

Real Family Dinner Projects: The Townsend Family

January 31st, 2017

An inspiring teen shares how family dinners have strengthened her, and how she’s paying it forward with a school-wide service project.

Meal Planning Hacks for Busy Families

January 31st, 2017

Meal planning is a good habit, but can be hard to manage. Try one of these creative meal planning hacks to get your family dinners on track!

Real Family Dinner Projects: The Lazio Family

January 3rd, 2017

A busy family with teens struggles to get their family dinner routine back on track so they can stay engaged and connected.

Real Family Dinner Projects: The Swanson Family

December 2nd, 2016

How do you feed a family of seven? A busy mom of five boys from Washington State shares her family dinner challenges, secrets and best tips.

Real Family Dinner Projects: The Nelson Family

October 28th, 2016

A military family living abroad shares their dinnertime challenges, solutions and favorite kid-friendly international recipes!