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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.

Resilience Building Back-to-School Questions

agosto 2nd, 2021

This list of resilience building back-to-school questions will help parents and kids communicate about the tricky transition this fall.

Talking About Connecting With Others

julio 8th, 2021

Understand how kids and teens think about their social relationships and communication with these questions about connecting with others.

Talking About the Civic Season

junio 28th, 2021

Talk about the Civic Season — Juneteenth through the Fourth of July — with conversation starters about our nation’s history and future.

Dinner and a Movie: Women’s History Month

marzo 3rd, 2021

Celebrate Women’s History Month with films about inspiring female role models, plus food, fun and conversation the whole family can enjoy!

Talk About: Black History Month

febrero 17th, 2021

We’re sharing resources to help families talk about Black History Month and the experiences of Black Americans, at any time of year.

Ways to Honor MLK Day as a Family

enero 15th, 2021

Observe MLK Day 2021 as a family with our resources for service projects, meaningful conversation starters and other ways to show support.

How to Talk About the Breach of the U.S. Capitol

enero 7th, 2021

We offer tips on how to talk to kids about the breach of the U.S. Capitol, including advice on dealing with feelings after tragic events.

Dinner and a Movie: Holiday Movies to Watch as a Family

noviembre 23rd, 2020

Get our list of holiday movies to watch as a family this season, plus food, fun and conversation ideas to make them meaningful.

Talking About Stress Management

noviembre 4th, 2020

Right now, there are lots of reasons to feel stressed. Talking about stress management with your family can help you find ways to stay calm.

Standing Up: Soccer Players Defend a Teammate

octubre 15th, 2020

Talk about standing up for others with conversation starters about the Loyal soccer team defending their teammate with a surprising gesture.

Talk About: Voting for the President

septiembre 30th, 2020

Elections are an important teachable moment. Talk about voting, democracy and participating in the process with these conversation starters.

Talking About: Gender Roles

septiembre 24th, 2020

This Women’s History Month, talk about gender roles and equity with your family using our featured conversation starters.