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Ideas And Advice

Hungry for family dinner advice? Discover new ways to create lively conversation, overcome common challenges and bring your family closer with insights from Dr. Anne Fishel, The Family Dinner Project team and real families just like yours.

Families In Action

We talked to two families who are taking different creative approaches to sharing family meals despite the social distancing restrictions of COVID-19.

Our Stuck at Home Guide to Food, Fun and Conversation can help keep your whole family busy during the coronavirus pandemic of 2020.

We interviewed the Arlee Community Development Corporation to find out more about their community dinner series for families in Arlee, Montana.

Expert Advice

Stuck at home with your partner? Dr. Anne Fishel looks at the example set by retired couples, who often make social isolation work for their relationships.

Get expert advice to make the most out of family dinner during quarantine, from virtual dinner tips to a single-serve dessert kids can make on their own.

Our friends at the MGH Clay Center offer expert advice to help parents and kids navigate the coronavirus pandemic.

The Science Behind Family Dinners

Six simple insights into common dinner table conflicts, and how to tame them for good.

As a family therapist, I often want to tell my patients that research shows they'd be better off eating dinner together than spending an hour with me.

Dr. Patricia Papernow, an expert on the unique dynamics of stepfamilies, offers advice

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