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Absurd advice for parents with school children . . .

... courtesy of'm all for sitting down and eating as a family. We do it in my house every single night. The oldest person home, whether 55, or 30, or 16, is expected to have dinner on the table, and everyone in the house will sit down and discuss their day.In that I am in complete agreement with this article:Families who chow together bond better than those who eat at separate times and spaces.
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Families That Eat Dinner Together, Stay Slim Together, Study Finds

Lifestyle / Parenting : ParentDish (3 years ago)

Kids who ate meals regularly with their family were 24 percent more apt to eat healthy. Credit: Getty Images Taking time to sit down and eat as a family at dinner could help keep your children at healthy weights. A new study publish... Read Post

Yale Professor Tells Parents Not to Send Children to Ivy League Schools

US Politics / Liberal : Firedoglake (6 days ago)

A former Yale professor, writing in The New Republic no less, has some interesting advice for parents dreaming of sending their children to Ivy League schools - don't do it. William Deresiewicz taught at Yale from 1998 to 2008 and g... Read Post

Family of 5 Found Shot to Death in Another Possible Murder-Suicide

Lifestyle : The Stir By CafeMom: News & Views (3 days ago)

Post by Lisa Fogarty. What is going on these days? Yet another family was found murdered in their home and police suspect the parents were responsible for killing their three children and then themselves. Two parents in their 30s we... Read Post

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