And the Winners Are...

Marilyn Hull

Congratulations to the winners of our Family Day Story Contest: - 1st prize, $90 in Dillons gift cards - Jana Tigchelaar - 2nd prize, $45 in Dillons gift cards - Brett Waggoner - 3rd prize, $30 in Dillon's gift cards - Ericka Dvorske Winners, please contact me at marilynhull@dccfoundation.org to ...

Thanks to all entrants!

Marilyn Hull

Thanks to all who submitted contest entries. Susan Krumm and I will have a tough time deciding! We will announce winners by October 7.

Tailgating (literally) for dinner

Brett Waggoner

Our little family eats together just about every night. There are only three of us, so there is rarely a night that one of us is unable to be home for dinner. I asked my 5-year old, Jackson, what he'd like to do for a family day dinner, and he ...

Dinner Dynamics

Erika Dvorske

My family eats together every single night, so it wasn't that big of a deal to make Sept. 27 a family dinner night. The challenge was my meeting that went to 5:30pm. By the time I got home Renee (age 3) and Nicholas (age 7) were sitting out in the ...

Research shows eating meals together creates healthier family

Karrey Britt

http://wellcommons.com/photos/2010/sep/22/199066/ For today’s busy American families, it’s difficult to sit down and have a meal together. Both parents are working full-time to make ends meet. Before and after work, there are committee meetings, board meetings, plus the kids’ baseball practices and dance lessons ... the list goes on. Surveys indicate ...

Research shows eating meals together creates healthier family

Karrey Britt

http://wellcommons.com/photos/2010/sep/22/199066/ For today’s busy American families, it’s difficult to sit down and have a meal together. Both parents are working full-time to make ends meet. Before and after work, there are committee meetings, board meetings, plus the kids’ baseball practices and dance lessons ... the list goes on. Surveys indicate ...

LiveWell Lawrence contest encourages families to eat together on Sept. 27

Karrey Britt

[National Family Day][1] is Monday, Sept. 27, and it encourages Americans to make family dinners a regular feature of their lives. Research by the National Center on Addiction and Substance Abuse at Columbia University consistently finds that the more often children eat dinner with their families, the less likely they ...

Win up to $90 in Dillon's gift cards by entering this Family Day contest

Marilyn Hull

Check out this page and let us know what you have planned for your [Family Day][1] meal. [1]: http://www.kansasfamily.com/GetInvolved-FamilyDay.cfm

Family Day IV

Susan Johnson

I’ve never done this before - but for a change, it’s my turn to ask you, the readers, the question - “What is your family doing for dinner on September 27th?” For the last month I’ve focused on “Family Day - A Day to Eat Dinner with Your Children,” hoping ...

Family Day III

Susan Johnson

**Q:** I am enjoying your articles this month on Family Day. I’m a single parent with two children and am trying to prepare more meals at home but I struggle with quick and easy recipe ideas. **A:** You are not alone!! Quick and easy recipe ideas that are healthy are ...

Family Day II

Susan Johnson

Q: I teach Sunday School in Baldwin City and was thrilled to read about your focus on Family Day this month. Starting this Sunday, I’m going to start promoting it in our church. How did Family Day get started? A: The National Center on Addiction and Substance Abuse (CASA), created ...

Family Day I

Susan Johnson

Put a star on Monday, September 27, 2010 on your calendar and make a date for for dinner with your family! Family Day - A Day to Eat Dinner with Your Children” is celebrated on the fourth Monday every September. It is a national effort to promote family dinners as ...

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