How to navigate the terrain when everyone likes or needs something different.
Claude Monet's paintings were influenced by Japanese woodblock prints that decorated his dining room walls, some of which were fortuitously acquired because the boulangerie used the prints rather than newspaper to wrap their daily baguettes one morning.
There always seems to be some tension between "spending good times" and staying healthy and happy. This is ever so visible during those first weeks of the new year when many people feel rather depressed, while we actually have all the ingredients there to kick-start into the new year.
In her mind, Susan fulfilled her job of putting a hot meal on the table for her family. Nobody ever starved, she noted. Susan is right. Her kids did eat three "square" meals a day. But they each went out into the world without knowing how to prepare one. I should know; I'm her daughter.
Our vision is to be a change agent, industry and thought leader in promoting wellness in the fight against childhood obesity. We have an incredible call list of friends, activators, influencers and doers across the globe ready to join us in making this vision become a reality.
Laurie David is fired up about family dinners. She's used her epiphany to write a book that demonstrates how family dinners have the potential -- if we embrace them -- to be so much more than just, "Hey Mom, what's for dinner?"