The Family Dinner
Take the time to read this absolutely fantastic interview with author Laurie David, who recently wrote “The Family Dinner: Great Ways to Connect with Your Kids, One Meal at a Time.” Even if you don’t have kids (like me), you’ll benefit from the messages in the interview. I think the messages apply to all relationships, not just between parent and child. Here’s a blurb from the article:
The Family Dinner argues that parents face immense challenges in reaching their kids today, and yet the daily ritual of family dinner, the simple act of eating, talking and sharing at the dinner table, can help bridge the divide. Chock full of great ways to connect with your kids, one meal at a time, it uses recipes, fun table games, the advice of renowned experts, Laurie’s own lessons learned with former husband Larry David and their two daughters, and a whole lot of love, it makes the case that you should stay at the dinner table sharing with your kids, and not just run off to see another rerun of, well, Seinfeld…
What makes your meal times meaningful? Or are they….