Family Mealslinnettegoard | August 23, 2010
Finding time for family meals can be difficult, but is very important. Make this a time to reconnect with family members and find out what is going on with them. Eating together as a family has been proven to help reduce the chance that your child will get involved with drugs and alcohol.
As the new school year starts, it’s a good time to set some new routines. Make family meals a part of your daily routine.
Make family meals simple and easy by planning ahead. Use your crockpot for busy days, serving a fresh salad and fruit for side dishes.
Author: Linnette Mizer Goard, Extension Educator, Family and Consumer Sciences, Ohio State University Extension.