Posts Tagged ‘Family Dinner Project’


SNAPSHOTS of Mower Refreshed: From an Interns Lens

Thursday, August 11th, 2016

3-1Family Dinners

Do you think sitting down and having a family dinner together is important? I believe family dinners are important, that is why I was excited to have hosted the first Family Kitchen Connection event. According to Harvard Research, “family dinners are more important than play, story time, and other family events in the development of vocabulary of younger children.” Frequent family meals are also associated with a lower risk of smoking, drinking, and using drugs, as well as lower incidence of depression and suicidal thoughts with children 11 to 18 years old (Archives of Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine, 2004). Those are just a few benefits of sharing family meals together.

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The Family Dinner Project Comes to Mower County!

Tuesday, June 18th, 2013

The Family Dinner Project

2-day Workshop | July 10 & 11

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