Sometimes getting the family around the table at dinner time can be difficult. Working late, driving from the daycare to the soccer field to band practice - sound familiar? However, there are some benefits worthy of finding time to sit down and eat as a family.
Studies (See below) have shown that eating as a family has a positive influence on eating habits for children and adolescents. Meals eaten as a family are usually more balanced and less likely to include fried foods, sweets, salty snacks and pop.
For busy families, even if you have little time for food preparation, here are a few fun ways to eat together:
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