San Marcos, CA (PRWEB) September 19, 2012
Why are moms & caregivers from around the country taking the pledge to reclaim dinner on September 24, 2012?
As parents, we all want our kids to excel in school and to stay out of trouble. There is simply no other tool as powerful as a family dinner to help make that a reality for our kids. shares Karen Friend Smith, founder of The Kitchen Skinny, a company that provides nutrition education & meal planning for busy families.
The statistics behind the benefits of family dinner are compelling for any parent. Research from the prestigious Columbia University and the National Center on Addiction and Substances Abuse (CASA) (http://www.casacolumbia.org) shows that teens who have regular family dinners (5 or more meals a week) compared to those that have less than 3 a week are: