Resiliency in Action: 7 Non-Negotiable Family Dinner Rituals for Mental & Physical Health

Can something as simple as eating a meal together help parents keep their kids safe from the scary depression and anxiety statistics? Eating foods that fight depression and help keep anxiety at bay is a great habit, but no matter what you’re eating, coming together as a family has powerful benefits. Research shows that the more times teenagers eat dinner with their family every week, the less likely they are to use drugs and alcohol, the more success they have in school, and the less likely they are to fall into depression and suicide. According to school counselors, it’s vital to start those habits early. The importance of family dinners can’t be understated. Eating together around the table is your [Read more...]