Children that have dinner with their families on average of 5 times per week are half as likely to commit suicide.*
*Utah Department of Health February 2015 Utah Health Status Update
Parents are the most crucial part of their children's lives and have a greater impact on their children's success in life than any other influence. Although you may hear people say there is no manual for parenting, there are some scientifically proven actions parents can take to raise happier and more successful children. One of the most overlooked is having dinner together as a family.
“When you start to look at the research you realize all the things you worry about as a parent can be improved just by sitting down to regular dinners.” Laurie David, author of The Family Dinner.