These days, getting the whole family around the table at the same time can require the scheduling prowess of an air traffic controller. With work, meetings, and after-school activities, sitting down to a family dinner can seem impossible. But it's not -- and it's definitely worth the effort, because breaking bread together can benefit the entire family. Here's how:
Eating on the run may seem more practical given our hectic lives, but the average family prepares and eats dinner at home five nights a week -- that's five opportunities to enjoy each other's company. Still think you can't carve out the time? Try these strategies:
If the daunting task of getting a healthy meal that everyone will eat on the table is holding you back, try these time-saving tips:
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