|So, you ask, what exactly is a “Mealtime Experiment”?
It’s the challenge to eat five meals—breakfast, lunch,
or dinner—a week, together as a family, for five weeks. In
other words, it means following these...
SIX STEPS TO A SUCCESSFUL FAMILY
||Commit to eating five meals together (breakfast, lunch or
dinner) each week for five weeks. It’s not easy but well
worth the effort! Your meal together will be the best meal of
||Prepare your meals with a family moment as your goal. Everyone
in the family can get involved in the preparation.
||Before beginning your meal, say a word of thanks, a prayer,
or allow for a moment of silence. Gratitude is good for the
||Turn off the television. It’s important to tune in to
each other rather than the TV, video games, or Internet.
||Eat your meal together along with positive family conversation
and other family-building activities that make your mealtime
family time. You can find all kinds of activities on this Web
||Clean up together!