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​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​Eating together as a family is good
for the mind, body, and spirit.

At-thetable-PlannerBanner-SM.jpgStudies show that eating dinner together as a family can ​provide numerous benefits for children, including higher self-esteem and better communication with their parents. Eating together offers families a time to talk, which promotes closeness, trust, and c​omfort. But dinnertime needs to become a regular habit in order to sustain those benefits, and that means getting them used to it early on.

Six Simple Steps to connect with family during your September Sunday Suppers:

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Family Dinners Can Lead To Healthier Kids: Arch Fam Med. 2000 Mar;9(3):235-40.
Family Dinners Can Lead To Better Grades: Can Fam Physician. 2015 Feb; 61(2): e96–e106.
Family Dinners Can Lead To Happiness: Utter, J. , Denny, S. , Robinson, E. , Fleming, T. , Ameratunga, S. and Grant, S. (2013), Family meals and adolescent well‐being. J Pediatric Child Health, 49: 906-911. doi:10.1111/jpc.12428
Family Dinners Can Lead to Better Manners: Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med. 2004;158(8):792-796. doi:10.1001/archpedi.158.8.792


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