Want your Child to do well in School? Eat Dinners as a Family

By admin August 7, 2014 08:45

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1407343780570_wps_1_21_Aug_2012_family_at_homWith school back in full swing, thousands of parents are excited to see their little ones get back to school and back to learning.

Of course all parents want their child to do well in school. A recent study has shown that eating dinners as a family will boost concentration and social skills in children. This will allow them to excel in the classroom.

According to the Daily Mail, psychologists studied families with children aged six to eleven, and found that they concentrated more in school, obtained better social skills and got into less trouble as the teens took part in family meals.

For this idea to be beneficial, however, meals as a family needs to happen at least four times a week to have a benefit. Research shows that only less than a third of families actually sit down to dinner together.

Some of the common reasons as to why families aren’t having meals together is of course, busy schedules, picky eaters in the family, or the children’s after school commitments.

Read more: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/sciencetech/article-2718150/Want-child-school-Eat-dinners-family-Sitting-meal-times-boosts-concentration-social-skills.html#ixzz39il4ymPd 
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By admin August 7, 2014 08:45

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