“Eating home cooked meals can also have a positive effect on childhood obesity. If breakfast works better for getting everyone around the table, there doesn’t seem to be a magic meal time that reaps better benefits.”
Tell me. Honestly. When was the last time your family sat down and enjoyed meaningful conversations over a meal?
Is the classic family dinner a thing of the past? Is it only something we watch on television now?
I get it. In today’s households you’re left to juggle work, family, and marriage. You’ve got your own schedule and your kids have their own schedules too – music lessons, sports practice, school work! It’s tough to find the time, but it’s still important.
There are short-term and long-term benefits to eating together as a family. Here are 7 reasons why your family should sit down together, 5-6 times a week, whether breakfast, lunch or dinner.