February 2013 – A Commitment to Family – Eating Together

A Commitment to Family – Eating Together – Towne Post Network – Center Grove Community Magazine

Local families have found that eating together as a family is a natural way to strengthen family bonds. Sites on the internet such as sciencedaily.com and children.webmd.com note data from recent studies that sharing meals together reinforces family ties. Although it seems challenging to do in today’s world, there are multiple benefits that far outweigh the extra bit of planning it takes. The research shows children from families that eat together have better grades, higher test scores, and are more likely to be drug and alcohol free.

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