Top Reasons to Reinstate the Family Meal
Whatever happened to family dinners, home cooked meals and kisses on the forehead for good night, right?
These days, we all seem to be in a rush to get somewhere, do something, get something done – so much so that we seem to have dropped the importance of family altogether and replaced it with quasi-love on the go. Family values appear to be long gone together with your grandma’s homemade chicken pot pie, with all of us, apparently, just spinning in circles. And while all the instant closeness and fast drive-through food does give you a sense of belonging and fills out your tummy, there’s nothing like the beauty of true values – watching your kid grow up into a wonderful adult, being there to instill healthy habits, spending quality time with your partner, learning to communicate through warm and supporting interaction, building an encouraging atmosphere that fights any frustration, etc.
In a world that’s actively encouraging emotional distances, bringing back family dinner is the best decision to make these days; here’s why.