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Part two of creating a family meal ritual that lasts for families.
Now we’re at the table and beginning to eat. Listen in to hear ideas on how to create your family meal ritual full of memories and connection that grows with you from high chair to teens.
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1:24 First things first starting conversations so they don’t go flat.
Resource: Simple Play and Parenting Planner
2:57 Benefits of having an advocate
4:04 How to make sure you don’t have crickets at the table when you ask questions?
4:36 Grow with your family and what to add to your collections
6:44 Suggestions of other ways to have conversations at the meal table
10:52 What if you don’t know the answers?
14:54 Do you have to talk a meal times?
16:36 What are those common things that happen everyday we often miss talking about?
17:52 Examples of dinner games and activities or all ages
19:32 After the meal- what happens here?
21:45 How do you find your family speed for meal times? How slow and how fast?
23:55 Bringing service to the meal table as part of your family ritual
24:49 Closing up and leaving ideas
26:48 Tips for finishing well
28:02 Is it better to add all these ideas in at once?
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Richard Hunsucker says
Developing a family meal ritual fosters togetherness. And I’m all for that.