Last Updated on October 1, 2020 by Corinne Schmitt
We all know that eating together as a family is an important way to connect as a family. Did you know there are tons of other benefits too? Eating together as a family not only strengthens your family, it helps your kids be smarter, healthier, and more self assured!
The Family Dinner Project
This principle was so important to some people that they started a grass roots movement called The Family Dinner Project to help raise awareness of these benefits and to help families enjoy more dinners together.
Food, Fun, & Conversation: 4 Weeks to Better Family Dinners
In talking to parents across the country about the challenges of trying to have family dinners, they brainstormed solutions to make family dinner a regular reality in homes. They call this collective wisdom Food, Fun and Conversation, a free 4-week program designed to help make it easier for you to enjoy regular, meaningful family dinners.
The program is broken down into four weekly themes: Make the Commitment, Make it Simple, Make it Fun, and Make it Matter. Resources include tip sheets, game suggestions, conversation starters, easy and healthy recipe suggestions, and more. Families can tailor Food, Fun and Conversation to meet their needs and goals. The Family Dinner Project website makes it easy for families to share ideas and find support.
Family dinner is important to a family’s health and well being. So, if it’s your goal to make family dinners a priority in your home this year, the Family Dinner Project can show you how in just 4 weeks. Although it feels challenging, family dinner can be a regular event in your home and making that happen can be easier than you think. Sign up now for the FREE program designed to help your family connect and build memories.