Family Dinner: Nutrition and Nurturing (cont.)
Most families are coping with long workdays, after-school activities, and otherwise hectic lifestyles. Too often, family meals are the first thing to get squeezed out of the schedule.
Don't think that dining together has to be a throwback to days of June Cleaver. Family meals don't have to be fancy; they can be made up of easy dishes that you enjoy together a few times a week. Family meals are really about uninterrupted time together, when phones go unanswered, the television is turned off, and the conversation flows.
Here are some tips to help you turn the dream of relaxed family meals into a reality:
Originally published April 14, 2005.
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