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Family Meals. spell S – U – C – C – E – S - S. What does “family meal” mean to you? Is it individually grazing in the kitchen? Dining from the dashboard of a car?. Is there time for meals?. Are family meals important? How frequent does your family have a meal?.

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family meals

Family Meals

spell

S – U – C – C – E – S - S

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What does “family meal”

mean to you?

Is it individually grazing in the kitchen?

Dining from the dashboard of a car?

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Are family meals important?

How frequent does your family have a meal?

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% Teens Having Family Dinners 7X/Week

2005 CASA National Survey of American Attitudes on Substance Abuse X: Teens and Parents http://www.casacolumbia.org

what happened to the family meal
What happened to the family meal?
  • Conflicting schedules
  • Both parents working
  • Long work hours
  • Split shifts
  • Meetings
  • Sports practices
  • Music lessons
  • ↓ Cooking skills
how about you
How about YOU?

Reflect on your own experiences with family mealtime . . .

  • Share your best memories of family meals growing up
  • Would someone like to describe your “family meals” ?
s smarter children
S = Smarter Children

↑ language acquisition(C. Snow, Harvard Grad School of Education)

↑ vocabulary = better readers and students

5 or more family dinners per week likelier to receive either all A’s or mostly A’s and B’s

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% Teens Who Get A’s/B’s in School by Frequency of Family Dinners

2005 CASA National Survey of American Attitudes on Substance Abuse X: Teens and Parents http://www.casacolumbia.org

academic performance
Academic Performance
  • Teens who have frequent family dinners are likelier to get better grades in school and higher academic performance is associated with lower substance abuse risk.
dinner conversation topics
Dinner Conversation Topics
  • Friends and Social Activities
  • Current Events
  • Family Issues
  • Religion
  • Curfew
  • Peer pressure
  • Substance abuse
u unlikely to smoke
U = Unlikely to smoke…

http://www.casafamilyday.org

5 or more family dinners verses 2 or less are
5 or more family dinners verses 2 or less are:
  • Three times likelier to try marijuana
  • Two and a half times likelier to smoke cigarettes daily
  • More than 2x times likelier to drink alcohol or get drunk weekly
5 or more dinners verses 2 or less
5 or more dinners verses 2 or less:
  • 3 Times likelier to report that half or more of their friends use marijuana
  • Twice as likely to know a friend or classmate who uses Ecstasy
  • 80% likelier to know a friend or classmate who abuses prescription drugs
  • 40% likelier to know a friend who uses acid cocaine or heroin
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Family Dinners and Teen Substance-Abuse Risk

2005 CASA National Survey of American Attitudes on Substance Abuse X: Teens and Parents http://www.casacolumbia.org

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Children who have meals together have an easier time being courteous and making polite conversation.

C = Courteous and Conversational

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C = Connected to Family

  • Makes family relationships stronger.
family relationships
Family Relationships
  • Parents are proud of teens
  • Low levels of tension and stress
  • Confide in parents
what s going on at the table less than 3x vs 5 7x weekly
What’s going on at the table?Less than 3x vs. 5-7x weekly
  • 32% likelier to dine with TV on
  • 150% say there is not much talking
  • 2x as likely to say that dinners don’t last long enough.
e eating better
E = Eating Better

↑ fruits and vegetables

↑ grains

↑ calcium-rich foods

↑ protein

↑ iron

↑ fiber

↑ vitamins

↓ soft drinks

Neumark-Sztainer, JADA (103), 2003

family meals could they help prevent overweight
Family Meals: Could they help prevent overweight?
  • Consistent mealtimes → food security
  • ↑ nutrient-dense foods, ↓ nutrient-poor foods
  • Parents role model healthy eating at meals
  • Prevent “disengaged” eating and promote “focused” eating, respond to hunger/satiety
  • Promote sense of belonging
tv and family meals kaiser family foundation 1999 1090 2 7 yrs old 2065 8 18 yrs old
TV and Family Meals: Kaiser Family Foundation 1999 (1090 2-7 yrs old; 2065 8-18 yrs old)

Is TV usually on during meals in your home?

(% yes)

Total sample 58%

2-7 yrs 47%

8-18 yrs 65%

www.kff.org/content/archive/1477/vchip_s.pdf

strategies for family meals2
Strategies for family meals:

Create positive atmosphere

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Family Meals:

Impossible Dream or Realistic Goal?

family dinners 1998 2005
Family Dinners, 1998-2005

2005 CASA National Survey of American Attitudes on Substance Abuse X: Teens and Parents http://www.casacolumbia.org

other benefits
Other Benefits
  • Less Fights
  • Less suspensions
  • Less Sex
  • Lower risk for suicide
  • Healthier Food Balanced Meals
family meals1

Family Meals

spell

S – U – C – C – E – S - S

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This presentation on Family Mealtimewas made possible by thePurdue UniversityCenter for Families’Promoting Family Meals Project. For more information go to:

www.cfs.purdue.edu/CFF/promotingfamilymeals