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Did you know that a shared dinner satisfies more than just your child's rumbling stomach?
Researchers at the University of Minnesota found that children who eat more meals with their families report significantly less substance abuse and better overall mental health than those who eat fewer meals with their families. So take small steps toward gathering the family to feast. Even if it's simple food, the time together — not fancy fare — is what's important. Is breakfast less rushed than dinner? Then talk over toast. Whatever works for your clan is key.Take one step. It's never too late.