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    Posted January 20, 2014 by
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    While watching the news this morning, I watched a segment about the importance of family meals. The couple featured have created a kit and support system for planning family meals, complete with questions about what to talk about.
    While I applaud this couple’s effort, I was left wondering why on earth anyone would need a blue print for having a family meal. My mom and dad had no special training and needed no starter questions…so why does this generation need this type of help.
    As I write this I see visions of kids in restaurants with hand held devices, a friend’s son eating alone the other day with a video of Elmo playing on the IPAD in front of him, my nieces and nephews walking around the house with food instead of sitting down to eat…so maybe this generation does need help.

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