Why Family Dinners Are More Important Than We Know

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It doesn’t have to feel like a chore

“Make it fun! Choose your meals together,” suggests Burgess. “Talk about subjects that your children are interested in. Making a connection and communication a priority through spending time together over a meal is a throwback family tradition that we need to bring back.”

Don’t just let the kids pick the meals: have them cook them. Research has found that children who regularly help prepare family meals like fruits and vegetables more than kids who don’t participate in the meal prep.

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