The Family Dinner Matters
By Carole Townsend
It’s been said for years, by psychologists, pastors, and even by just us laypeople: family dinnertime matters. In a whirlwind world that gets more blustery by the year, what with sports and academic activities, work and other commitments, the family dinner table is, in a sense, the eye of the storm. It’s that calm, peaceful time when a family can sit down, unplug, share and forge stronger bonds. Such time is critical to healthy families.