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Family Meals are Hugely Important

March 10, 2008 | Posts with Videos | 2 comments

Even if you and your kids are crazy busy, eating together is important for kids' development (and happiness!). Watch this quick video to find out why — and learn how to get the most out of your family mealtimes.


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Just watched your video about eating with the kids.. And I’m working LATE, trying to finish editing a video!  The video moves along really nicely, and it reinforced what I knew, but wasn’t doing…
I’m going to start asking my husband to give my son a snack on the days that I can get home before 6:30, so we can eat together on those days.

Roxanne M. | 4:04 pm, March 17, 2008 | Link

 

I have always been a believer in meals being positive for kids. I think with todays busy and juggled schedules many meals just can not be eaten together… But those that can should be special. I find that getting the real food away when the kids are no longer hungry, and setting out some fruit: apples, blueberries, pears seems to keep the ritual going without encouraging overeating as a social activity. I love this blog. I have two projects related to kids — one of which is a nutrition-related project I am developing and the other is Santa Claus Animated Christmas on Santa.netOne topic I will be bringing up on the Santa.net/santa-claus-christmas-blog/ is parents and psychologists views regarding what they tell their kids about “Santa”… Is Santa real or not? That is a very common email I get. (The last Santa must have fallen off the roof a few years back, I have since been eating a lot of cookies and answering strange emails:):)

John Salerno | 2:23 am, September 3, 2008 | Link

 
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