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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.

What an Imperfect Dinner Moment can Hold

March 24th, 2015

“So here I was on this tired evening, my expectations low and in the realm of poop…”

Cultivating Patience: 4 Tips for Military Families

March 17th, 2015

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

Four Tips for a More Mindful Mealtime

March 6th, 2015

Guest blogger Deborah Sosin, MSW, on slowing down and enjoying your meals

Dinner as an Act of Love: Meet “The Dinner Party”

February 26th, 2015

Guest blogger Lennon Flowers talks about her inventive organization, “The Dinner Party.”

Learning to Love Family Dinner

February 16th, 2015

Guest contributor Casey Hinds shares how her busy military family learned to love family dinners.

Family Dinner Spotlight: The Lang Family

January 15th, 2015

If they hate the college food, that’s likely a good sign.

New Year’s Resolution: Everyday Giving

December 30th, 2014

Try our tips to help your family make giving to others a habit that lasts throughout the year.

Giving Globally

December 16th, 2014

As your family’s confidence in giving back grows, how can you make a global impact?

Giving Locally

December 9th, 2014

Giving to your community doesn’t have to be time-consuming. Try these tips to make everyday habits count.

Giving at Home

December 2nd, 2014

Learning to give begins at home. Here are some ways to encourage your family to give to one another.

Preparing to Give

November 25th, 2014

‘Tis the season for giving – but is your family prepared to give in a meaningful way?

Drive Past the Drive Thru!

November 23rd, 2014

Guest blogger April Hamilton makes a case for opting out of fast food