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3 Ways to Connect with Your Family at Meal Times

3 Ways to Connect with Your Family at Meal Times

Inside: 3 quick tips to connect with your family during a meal time. Even if you can't get together and connect during the week, the weekend is a great time to try this too!

It’s been a typical busy Wednesday after school. You’ve been helping with homework, driving your kids to dance and karate, and then taking a few minutes to make a quick Target run.

You’re finally all sitting down for dinner, but sometimes it’s hard to connect and chat. “How was school today?” gets you a one word answer. That’s not helpful. So what are some ways you can connect with each other during dinner?

4 Reasons to Cook with Your Kids

4 Reasons to Cook with Your Kids

My son and I are sitting on the floor playing with blocks, passing the time on a rainy day. He wants to have a snack and he keeps talking about “ola bars” (which is his adorable 4 year old way of asking for granola bars)

I mentally go through the recipe in my head and check the cabinets to see if we have all the ingredients. Indeed we do. So I pull out the bowls, the ingredients and a spoon.

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