You Are Who You Eat With

Gustafson, Katherine
December 2010
YES! Magazine;Winter2011, Issue 56, p28
The article reports on the importance of eating family dinner despite of busy schedule. It relates the Garci-Prats family as an example of family who share moments and talk on their frustrations and success in life every time they eat together. It says that family dinner encourages emotional intelligence and language skills development for children. It adds that a 2010 study shows that children who ate with the family often had positive perception to communicate on their parents.


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