When we eat together, we eat better. Really! The average American eatsone in every five meals in their car, and families report eating fewer than five meals together each and every week. Studies show that eating meals together helps improve communication skills. Additionally, it can help growing children retain better manners.
Other studies show that eating together improves student grades and teaches young people to be more self sufficient.
Finally, if you're concerned about health, it's proven that most homemade meals are more nutritious than their fast food or restaurant counterparts. When you know exactly what's going into your meal, and who it's feeding, it can be easier to make healthy choices. And it saves money!