This is what family dinner time looks like at your house....right??
Everyone's eating their veggies.
We're using freshly ground pepper out of the pepper mill at the table.
And Dad or big brother...whatever he is...is helping the little guy cut his food into smaller bites.
Nope. Not at the Bernard house.
First let me say this. I'm over using table cloths and placemats unless there is something seriously fancy to be celebrated. It's just more laundry and I already have enough of that!!
I'd be thrilled if my boys ate all of their veggies at dinner time. Sometimes we win...sometimes I just chose not to fight the battle.
The only time someone comes around our table with freshly ground pepper is at Olive Garden. :-)
And yes, dad helps our youngest cut his food...but I don't really let the oldest two around each other with sharp objects.
Here's a few things I've learned about family dinners...
Friends, I hope you have a couple of great family dinner times together each week. Find a healthy balance between the paper plates and pizza rolls - and grandmas china with prime rib. No matter what your family is comprised of or what circumstances you might be going through...eat and enjoy each other.
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