family meals

How To Enjoy Drama-Free Family Dinner

by Cristie November 12, 2012

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When your kids are little, there are rules that work to get everyone around the table drama-free. You need to be consistent with delivery and expectations. You need to model good eating behavior yourself. You need to be realistic about what your children can do as far as what they’ll [...]

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Get More “Time” in Meal Time with Simple Prep Tricks

by Shari August 15, 2012


One of the reasons I didn’t like cooking: I didn’t want to waste a lot of time in the kitchen.  And, now that my kids are older and have after-school activities and our dinner hour has gotten slowly chipped away, the kitchen is the LAST place I want to spend [...]

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Making Dinnertime, Family Time

by Shari July 18, 2012


We’ve all seen the stories on TV, or read the articles in magazines: family meal time is important — and fewer and fewer of us are doing it.  Today, food blogger Shari Brooks writes about how she reclaimed dinner time, and turned it from a stressful, indigestion inducing fiasco, into [...]

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