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Age-Appropriate Family Dinner Chores for Kids

Posted on: December 2nd, 2019 by Bri DeRosa

Get the whole family helping at mealtimes with our printable list of age-appropriate family dinner chores for kids from 2-18 (and beyond)!

Real Family Dinner Projects: Grandparents Raising Grandchildren

Posted on: November 25th, 2019 by Bri DeRosa

Grandparents raising grandchildren face unique challenges at family dinner. Our nonprofit community programs have helped bridge the generational divide.

How to Survive Thanksgiving Dinner During Impeachment Talk

Posted on: November 19th, 2019 by The Family Dinner Project Team

Get our best advice on how to survive Thanksgiving dinner during impeachment talk, no matter what your political views may be.

Talking About Thanks and Giving

Posted on: November 14th, 2019 by Bri DeRosa

Talking about thanks and giving can help reinforce the meaning of the season. Try these collections of conversation starters at your family dinner table!

Talking About Service to Others

Posted on: November 6th, 2019 by Bri DeRosa

Use these conversation starters about service to others to kick off a whole holiday season filled with meaningful family discussions about giving back.

What Does Family Dinner Mean to You?

Posted on: November 1st, 2019 by Bri DeRosa

What does family dinner mean to you? Share your answers on social media and be entered to win a copy of “Eat, Laugh, Talk: The Family Dinner Playbook.”

Real Family Dinner Projects: The Begay Family

Posted on: November 1st, 2019 by Bri DeRosa

The Begay family, members of tribal communities in Montana, share how they honor traditions at their family dinners while working towards healthier meals.

Ellen DeGeneres on Friendship and Disagreement

Posted on: October 8th, 2019 by Bri DeRosa

“When I say to be kind, I don’t mean only to the people who think the same way…I mean be kind to everyone.”

Real Family Dinner Projects: The Robbins Family

Posted on: October 1st, 2019 by Bri DeRosa

Meet the Robbins family! Christopher is the founder of Familius Publishing, the company behind our new book “Eat, Laugh, Talk: The Family Dinner Playbook.”  The Family: Christopher and Michele Robbins of Sanger, CA, and their kids: Konnor, Taylor, Kienan, Cameron, Joshua, Sarah, Christian, Elizabeth, and Mariam. The kids range in age from 9 to 27. […]

Talking About Constitution Day

Posted on: September 17th, 2019 by Bri DeRosa

September 17 is Constitution Day, a national day of observance in the United States that celebrates the adoption of the U.S. Constitution and those who have become citizens throughout the history of the nation. The occasion is observed on September 17 as a nod to the Constitutional Convention, at which delegates signed the original document […]

Announcing “Eat, Laugh, Talk: The Family Dinner Playbook”

Posted on: September 5th, 2019 by Bri DeRosa

It’s an exciting time at The Family Dinner Project! We’re thrilled to announce the release of our new book, Eat, Laugh, Talk: The Family Dinner Playbook, published October 1, 2019 from Familius Press. Based on our decade of working with over 1 million real families to solve their dinnertime challenges, Eat, Laugh, Talk offers 52 […]

How Dinner Changes When the Kids Leave Home

Posted on: July 25th, 2019 by Anne Fishel, Ph.D

Dr. Anne Fishel gives her personal and professional advice to couples confronting an empty nest, and empty dinner tables, after the kids leave home.