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Absurd advice for parents with school children . . .

... courtesy of Parents.com.I'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 (4 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

The death of the American family dinner has been greatly exaggerated

Business & Finance : Ezra Klein (yesterday)

Maybe you've heard somewhere that no one eats dinner together anymore. There's even some pushing the idea that instead of scrambling to eat dinner together, families should aim for breakfast. And maybe you believed that family dinne... Read Post

Circumcising Your Child Because You Think An Intact Penis ‘Looks Funny’ Is Absurd

Lifestyle / Parenting : Mommyish (yesterday)

Parents make choices for their children all the time, and parents of boys have one extra one to ponder: whether or not to have him circumcised. It's up to parents to make the best choice for their family, but I always find it odd wh... Read Post


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