It’s not always easy to get everyone together for a family meal, given hectic schedules and limited time. But it’s worth the effort — research has shown that regular and meaningful family meals offer a large variety of benefits to both children and parents.
Consider these statistics about today’s family dinners:
- Today’s family dinners average only 12 minutes. 60 years ago they averaged 90 minutes.
- Less than half of us eat dinner together 3 or more times a week.
- Kids today spend almost 7.5 hours a day using some form of electronic media.
Explore these tips for easy and delicious recipes and bring back your family mealtime!