Category Archives: Conversations

Reclaiming the Family Table: Mealtimes and Child Health and Wellbeing

While lasting only twenty minutes, on average, family mealtimes are embedded in a social, cultural, and economic context that are associated with a variety of indicators of children’s health and wellbeing. Shared family mealtimes have been associated with such diverse outcomes as … Continue reading

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Science says: Eat with your Kids

As a family therapist, I often have the impulse to tell families to go home and have dinner together rather than spending an hour with me. And 20 years of research in North America, Europe and Australia back up my … Continue reading

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The Language Instinct – The New Science of Language and Mind

Book. Language is so tightly woven into human experience that it is scarcely possible to imagine life without it. Chances are that if you find two or more people together anywhere on earth, they will soon be exchanging words. When … Continue reading

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