Twenty years of research has shown that family dinners are good for the body, the brain and the mental health of kids and their parents. As a family therapist and co-founder of The Family Dinner Project, now based at Mass General's Psychiatry Academy
, Anne Fishel, PhD
, of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry at Mass General for Children
, shares how to make the most of family dinners. In this video from the Mass General Blum Center
, learn practical tips about encouraging meaningful conversation, overcoming common obstacles to shared mealtimes, and having fun at the table, especially during the COVID-19 health crisis.