family meals

The untold story behind the childhood obesity epidemic

Nicole M. King | 08 July 2016 | FAMILY EDGE |  
tags: childhood obesity, family meals

Bowls or plates for family meals?

Joanna Roughton | 17 May 2016 | FAMILY EDGE |  
tags: family meals, family values, social media

Kids with smartphones: does the good outweigh the bad?

Karl D. Stephan | 30 October 2015 | FEATURES |  
tags: children and technology, engineering ethics, family meals, smartphones
Not if they bring them to dinner.

How to slim down super-sized kids

Laura Keynes | 27 March 2015 | FAMILY EDGE |  
tags: family meals, obesity, United Kingdom

Science says: eat with your kids

Anne Fishel | 14 January 2015 | FAMILY EDGE |  
tags: family life, family meals, nutrition

How family meals deter obesity

Nicole M. King | 24 September 2014 | FAMILY EDGE |  
tags: family meals, obesity

Dining alone, or alone together

Carolyn Moynihan | 22 August 2014 | FEATURES |  
tags: family meals, living alone, solitude
More people live alone and others seem to prefer their own company at the table.

Happiness is ... dinner with the family

Joanna Roughton | 28 March 2014 | FAMILY EDGE |  
tags: family meals, happiness, United Kingdom

Eating salt together - the real life of a home

John A. Cuddeback | 05 December 2013 | FEATURES |  
tags: family meals, home, leisure, work
Home should be a place of personal intimacy, but more and more it is not.

A world family profile in which Chile stars

Carolyn Moynihan | 12 March 2013 | FAMILY EDGE |  
tags: family meals, family relationships
Why are the Latin cultures doing better at family life?

Homemakers Project launches

Carolyn Moynihan | 22 February 2013 | FAMILY EDGE |  
tags: family meals, HomeMakers Project
An international effort to draw attention to and support the unsung but vital work of the home launches in London next week.

Etiquette schools for everyone

Carolyn Moynihan | 02 November 2012 | FAMILY EDGE |  
tags: civility, family meals
Every so often the question of manners bubbles up through the rough exterior of public life and reveals a hankering for less brash informality, more civility in daily life.

Family dinners don’t work magic

Carolyn Moynihan | 03 July 2012 | FAMILY EDGE |  
tags: adolescents, family meals, parenting
Research over the past decade showing a significant link between the wellbeing of teenagers and family dinners makes a lot of sense.

Chewing over the day, and other subjects

Mariette Ulrich | 01 May 2012 | FAMILY EDGE |  
tags: conversation, family meals
Surely it is a mark of civilized society to sit down as a family and have intelligent, stimulating and courteous discourse at the evening dinner table.

More family meals, less obesity

Carolyn Moynihan | 04 May 2011 | FAMILY EDGE |  
tags: child obesity, family meals, television
Family dinners star again in a study of childhood obesity. Children who sit down to eat with their parents at least three times a week were 12 per cent less likely to be overweight, American researchers found.

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